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NEWS | Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Builds Their Labor Force

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (May 18, 2020) ­­­– Local orthopedic company Kyocera SGS Precision Tools recently announced plans to purchase new manufacturing equipment to improve capabilities and upskill the labor force. Kyocera SGS will invest in new equipment to upskill their current labor force and...Read More

Iotron Industries Breaks Ground to Continue Worldwide Sterilization Efforts

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (May 13, 2020) ­­­– Iotron Industries, a global leader in radiation processing, broke ground on their expansion project during a time when sterilization is a key priority. The expansion will add 34,000 sq. ft. to facilitate another line of sterilization capability. “Ov...Read More

NEWS | Dale Buuck Named Whitley County EDC New President to Continue Efforts

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (April 22, 2020) ­­­– The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) board of directors has hired Dale E. Buuck as president. “We are excited to introduce Dale Buuck as the new president of the Whitley County EDC,” said Brooks Langeloh, Whitley County EDC b...Read More

Business Slow Down Led to Business Startup for Battle Axe Custom Rods

A Tri-Lakes local found time in the chaos to gain his retail certificate and launch his website for custom fishing rods.   Joe Crance, owner of Battle Axe Custom Rods, is a Whitley County native who turned his hobby into an official business during the slow time brought on by COVID-19. ...Read More

Custom Holiday Lighting Company Chooses South Whitley to Expand Operations

SOUTH WHITLEY, Ind. (April 1, 2020) ­­­– Artistic Holiday Designs, a custom professional holiday lighting company, plans to expand its operations in South Whitley’s former Shindigz Headquarters building, subject to the company closing on the purchase of the building. To support the growth in ...Read More

Artists Encouraged to Apply for Make It Your Own Mural Fest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2020 11 Locations Selected throughout Northeast Indiana FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Make It Your Own Mural Fest, organized by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc., is asking artists to apply for the Artist and Mentorship ...Read More

Duke Energy awards Marketing Partnership Program grants to 24 Indiana economic development groups

Contact: Lew Middleton Office: 317.838.1505 | 24-Hour: 800.559.3853 Date: February 27, 2020 Duke Energy awards Marketing Partnership Program grants to 24 Indiana economic development groups PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Duke Energy has awarded grants of up to $5,000 to 24 Indiana economic develop...Read More

Sew What Moves to Main Street

Something old, something new—it is all the same at Sew What LLC in Churubusco. Sew What is an upholstery and canvas shop in Churubusco that recently moved to the main street but it isn’t new to town.   Sew What was a business idea that single-mom and business owner Angela Enright star...Read More

Make It Your Own Mural Fest Announced for September

Feb. 13, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, in collaboration with Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc., announced today the creation of Make It Your Own Mural Fest. The mural festival begins on ...Read More

Whitehead Construction Moves Family Business Home to Whitley County

A Whitley County family recently moved their family-owned business home. Whitehead Construction of Columbia City is in the process of moving into the old OmniSource Recycling building.   Brenda Whitehead-Myers took possession of the building in June 2019 and has been preparing the site to...Read More

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