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NEWS // Global Sewing Company Expanding in Whitley County, Adding Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (April 14, 2021) – Sailrite Enterprises Inc. (Sailrite), a global provider of fabric, tools, hardware and sewing supplies for sailors, announced plans today to expand operations in northeast Indiana, creating up to 50 new jobs by the end of 2024. ...Read More

NEWS // New Partnership Expands Engineering Curriculum for High School Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kaitlyn Hughes +1-574-306-4006 KHughes@WishBoneMedical.com www.WishBoneMedical.com   NEW PARTNERSHIP EXPANDS ENGINEERING CURRICULUM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WishBone Medical, Red Star and Whitko Career Academy collaborate to create new project-...Read More

NEWS // Wage and Benefit Survey Opens

View this email in your browser FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 2, 2021 Employers Asked to Submit Information for Regional Survey of Wages and Benefits FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Local Economic Dev...Read More

Krider’s Meat Processing Supplies Youth and Community

Since 1977, Krider’s Meat Processing (Krider’s) has been providing service to industries, youth and the community. Set on the old Columbia Dairy property, Krider’s is a custom meat processing facility began by two brothers, Robert and Richard Krider. Now owned by the second generation, Rand...Read More

NEWS // Whitley County Receives Funding to Aid Businesses Affected During Pandemic

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (September 10, 2020) ­­­– Whitley County was awarded funds to disperse to for profit businesses affected during the pandemic. The Indiana Office of Rural and Community Affairs (OCRA) awarded Whitley County $250,000 in funds to add to the Whitley County Economic Developme...Read More

News // Make It Your Own Mural Fest Announces Final Lineup of Artists, Locations

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, in collaboration with Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc., announced today the 11 artists participating in Make It Your Own Mural Fest, happening September 8-18 ...Read More

NEWS // Lt. Gov. Crouch announces 42 COVID-19 Response Phase Two Recipients

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 27, 2020) – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs today announced that an additional 42 rural Hoosier communities will receive more than $10.09 million in federal grant funding through the COVID-19 Response...Read More

NEWS // Ag Plus Continues Agricultural Initiative for Whitley County

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (August 11, 2020) ­­­– Local agricultural company Ag Plus, Inc., recently announced plans to construct a new building and purchase new equipment to expand agricultural services. Ag Plus, Inc., will build a 37,000 sq. ft. building at 5501 IN-9 in Columbia City to house m...Read More

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

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