Case Studies

Let us introduce you to a few companies who are maximizing ROI by plugging into Northeast Indiana’s talented workforce, abundant resources, vibrant quality of life and fluid infrastructure.

Of course, these case studies are just a snapshot of our region — we’ve been in touch with many more businesses that are moving here from other parts of the country, or are expanding existing operations. Keep watching this page as we continue to showcase more companies that have utilized the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Initiative programs and services. Check out a few of our featured businesses below. To view more case study profiles visit our growth industries case study profiles page.

 

Featured Businesses

Three Birds Casual, Inc.Three Birds Casual was founded in 1999 by three Hoosiers, in the garage of company president Tad Varga, as a way to combine a passion for travel with a hobby for collecting. Learn how the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Initiative helped Three Birds Casual, Inc. by downloading the full case study.
Whitley Manufacturing, Inc.Whitley Manufacturing in South Whitley, Indiana, was founded in 1946 to provide affordable housing for returning World War II veterans and their families. They have now grown to 111 employees. Learn how the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Initiative helped Whitley Manufacturing, Inc. by downloading the full case study.
Numerix, Inc.Based in Columbia City and founded in 2002, Numerix, Inc. is a precision CNC machining company that specializes in the manufacturing of components for medical, aerospace and defense, and general manufacturing industries. Learn how the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Initiative helped Numerix, Inc. by downloading the full case study.