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Steuben County Community Foundation Announces $250,000 Matching Gift Campaign

ANGOLA, IN (July 20, 2016) The Steuben County Community Foundation is celebrating their 25th anniversary by giving away $250,000 through a matching gift campaign to help local non-profits build endowments. This campaign was announced on Tuesday at the Community Foundation’s annual meeting. Gifts will be matched dollar for dollar awarded on a first come, first matched basis up to $25,000 per organization. Funding for the campaign is from the Foundation’s unrestricted funds…

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Governor Pence Announce PLan to Invest $1 Billion in Hoosier Innovation & Entreneurship

10-year plan set to foster Indiana’s entrepreneurial cultures, spark new ideas and companies, and propel long-term economic growth and job creation Article courtesy of Indiana Economic Development Corporation  INDIANAPOLIS (July 14, 2016) – Governor Mike Pence announced plans today to invest $1 billion over the next 10 years to advance innovation and entrepreneurship in Indiana. During remarks at the eighth annual Innovation Showcase in Indianapolis, Governor Pence…

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Seeking Nominations for Top 20 Northeast Indiana Millennials

FORT WAYNE, IN (July 11, 2016) – Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly is seeking nominations for outstanding representatives of the millennial generation in northeast Indiana to be honored and featured in a special publication. Nominations will be accepted through August 7, 2016, for northeast Indiana residents age 18-34 that are making significant contributions to their workplace or school and in their community. A panel of judges will choose the top 20 Millennials nominated to be featured…

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Orland Industrial Park Certified

ORLAND, IN (July 11, 2016) Orland’s new idustrial park has been certified by the state of Indiana. Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) held a ribbon cutting with local and state officials Friday on Maple Street. It is Orland’s first certified industrial site and the third in the county. Fremont and Hudson have similar parks. Orland was congratulated by Bill Konyha, Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs executive director. “I’m amazed by what…

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Miller Poultry Announces Future Expansion Project

ORLAND, IN (July 8, 2016) Miller Poultry is one of Steuben County’s largest employers and it is continuing to grow. Miller Poultry currently employs about 800 people. On Tuesday, the company broke ground on an expansion to provide more room for progression. The processing plant has added a second shift and it is processing 650,000 birds weekly. “Miller Poultry is excited for the opportunity to expand our business and bring jobs to the local area. This will also make our business…

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RES Polyflow’s Plastics-To-Fuel Energy Recovery will be designed and constructed by Shambaugh & Son

PERRY, OH (July 7, 2016) – RES Polyflow LLC announced today that it has selected Shambaugh & Son, L.P. headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana to provide Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) management services to construct their first regional Plastics-To-Fuel energy recovery facility located in Ashley, Indiana. The plant will utilize RES Polyflow’s patented process to convert non-recycled plastic into marketable petroleum products such as ultra-low sulfur diesel and…

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Minnesota-Based Glass Manufacturer Expanding Operations in Steuben County

FREMONT, Ind. (June 22, 2016) – Cardinal IG, a manufacturer of residential insulated glass for windows and doors, announced plans today to expand its operations here, investing $2.3 million into its Indiana operations and creating up to 38 new jobs by 2019.  “National manufacturers have options when considering a project like this. Cardinal IG could have located this growth anywhere, but it chose Indiana,” said Jim Schellinger, president of the Indiana Economic…

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Eva-Lution Awarded Another AIF Loan

ANGOLA, IN (June 21, 2016) – C&K Enterprises was awarded another $50,000 loan from the Angola Investment Fund at Angola Common Council meeting on Monday. C&K Enterprises, doing business as Eva-Lution is located in 240 Growth Parkway, manufactures medical instruments. The loan was given to use as a down payment on a $2.5 million investment. The investment will be used for expansion of grinding and Swiss turning capabilities, said the company’s president Mike Pahl.…

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Michigan-Based Auto Supplier Doubling in Size in Steuben County

FREMONT, Ind. (May 18, 2016) – Cold Heading Company, a global manufacturer of cold formed fasteners for the automotive, heavy truck, agriculture, marine and industrial industries, announced plans today to double the size of its manufacturing facilities here, creating up to 30 new jobs by 2019. “Indiana is home to the highest concentration of manufacturing jobs in the nation, helping our state add more than 136,000 Hoosier jobs in just the last three years,” said Victor Smith,…

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Bison-tennial Art Project

        ANGOLA, IN (May 16, 2016)  Bob the Bison is almost complete! The mural is part of the “Bi​son-tennial” art project for the Indiana Bicentennial 2016: Steuben County celebration. The 5-foot tall fiberglass bison features the Pottawatomi Inn on the lake with blue skies, Native American imagery, handprints, symbols and scenery. The bison is being painted at the Northern Lakes County Enterprise Center (907 S. Wayne St., Angola) by artist Carl…

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