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News Release – Local company, Quality Inspection & Gage expanding in Columbia City

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (November 22, 2016) – Locally based, manufacturing company Quality Inspection & Gage (QIG, LLC), announced plans today to expand its operations at its facility in Blue River Industrial Park.

“QIG, LLC designs and manufactures custom gages and fixtures for customers around the world,” said QIG President Kelly Geiger, “We work closely with our clients from the gage or fixture design through the build and calibration process to ensure they are receiving the highest quality product that is available.”

QIG, LLC works with clients from start to finish on gage and fixture design, to using cutting-edge equipment and tools to manufacture the products, and offering inspection and gage calibration.

“QIG, LLC is one of several companies in Whitley County that builds gages and fixtures for manufacturing clients across the country,” said Whitley County Economic Development Corporation President Jon Myers, “We are happy that this company and this industry continues to grow here.”

The company is located at 225 S. Towerview Dr. in Blue River Industrial Park in Columbia City, and will invest $250,000 in new machinery for the facility, will modify existing lab space to accommodate the equipment and will add 5,000 square feet of additional manufacturing space.

The City of Columbia City approved ten-year tax abatements for construction of the additional manufacturing space, the new machinery and modifications to the existing lab space to accommodate the equipment.

“We’re proud to support the expansion of this high-quality company in Columbia City,” said Mayor Ryan Daniel, “Their investment into the company, and our community, is a testament to the great business environment that has been cultivated in Whitley County and the State of Indiana.”

To learn more about QIG visit www.qigage.com.

About Quality Inspection & Gage
Quality Inspection & Gage (QIG, LLC) is a manufacturing company located in Columbia City, Indiana. QIG, LLC designs and manufactures custom gages and fixtures, and works with clients from start to finish on gage and fixture design, to using cutting-edge equipment and tools, and offering inspection and gage calibration services.

 About Whitley County EDC
The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency in Whitley County, Indiana. The EDC works closely with local, regional, and state partners to support our industry clients’ growth and success. Our mission is to lead a comprehensive economic development program that retains and expands employment opportunities for local residents and attracts business investment to Whitley County. The Whitley County EDC was established in 1992 and represents Whitley County, Columbia City, and the Towns of Churubusco, Larwill, and South Whitley. For more information about the EDC, visit: www.whitleyedc.com.

 

Media Contact:

Kelly Geiger (QIG) – 260.244.3591 kgeiger@qigage.com

Katie Dewitt (Whitley County EDC) – 260.244.5506 kdewitt@whitleyedc.com