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AJ Machine to construct new facility and add new jobs

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (November 15, 2016) – Locally based AJ Machine, a machining company, recently announced plans to expand its operations in Columbia City. The local business will invest $1 million to construct a new facility, and will add 14 new jobs over the next five years. AJ Machine was e...Read More

Regional News: Northeast Indiana Delegation Takes over East Coast for Major Markets Trip

Source: Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A delegation of 11 Northeast Indiana business leaders and economic development professionals, led by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, recently traveled to New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia to conduct the region’...Read More

Two local manufacturers named ‘Fastest Growing Companies in America’ by Inc. Magazine

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (November 3, 2016) – Locally based Impact CNC, LLC, a production machining company, and trailer manufacturer Novae Corporation, were recently named to Inc. Magazine’s list of ‘5,000 Fastest Growing Companies in America.’ Impact CNC is located at 1380 S. Williams Drive ...Read More

EDC Hosts ‘Whitley County USDA Road Tour’ Event

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (October 31, 2016) – Last week, the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) hosted a road tour event showcasing several area businesses. The purpose of the Whitley County USDA Road Tour was to highlight several Whitley County businesses that have utilized fundi...Read More

Autoliv to expand its operations and add new jobs in Columbia City

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (October 7, 2016) – Local business, Autoliv, Inc., a manufacturer for the automotive industry recently announced it would expand its operations and move to the spec building in Rail Connect Business Park in Columbia City. The relocation will allow the company to immediately add...Read More

Upcoming Tech Tour

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10-County Northeast Indiana Wage & Benefits Survey Results 2016

The 2016 Northeast Indiana Wage & Benefits Survey results are now available. We want to extend a special thank you to the Whitley County business owners who participated in the survey. We truly appreciate your time and feedback! Note: We have several sub-reports available that provide informa...Read More

EDC celebrates entrepreneurs at Venture Accelerator program graduation

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (August 30, 2016) – The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) celebrated entrepreneurs at the EDC Venture Accelerator program celebration last Thursday evening. The Venture Accelerator program is a 10-week program of business coaching and mentorship to help c...Read More

Welcome, Stir Crazy to downtown Columbia City!

By: Katie Dewitt, EDC Marketing Project Manager  If you've taken a stroll recently down West Van Buren Street in Columbia City, you've probably noticed the new businesses popping up and bringing more life to our downtown. Running Around Screen Printing and Embroidery located at the corner of ...Read More

Impact CNC expanding again at location in Gateway Industrial Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (August 3, 2016) – Locally based Impact CNC, LLC, a production machining company, announced plans today to expand its operations at the location in Gateway Industrial Park, adding 10 additional jobs. Last week, Impact CNC announced it was expanding ...Read More

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