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Oct 5, 2017
ANGOLA — More than 200 students were able to take advantage of a centralized Manufacturing Day held on the campus of The Enterprise Center.
Four schools were represented at the event and 17 Steuben County area manufacturers attended to tell students about career opportunities at their companies.
“We’re really pleased with the response from the schools and the companies. The turnout is very good,” said Jessica Christen, office manager…
Community Systems Digital 25 Awards Digital Leaders in Economic Development at IEDC 2017
Toronto, ON., September 18, 2017: Steuben County Economic Development Corporation was recognized last night as one of the top 25 digital economic development organizations (EDOs) in North America at the 2017 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference. The annual Digital 25 reflects those organizations that best use digital technology to differentiate their communities…
ANGOLA — The first class of welders and CNC machinists has graduated from training at the Enterprise Center, 907 S. Wayne St.
Steuben County Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Isaac Lee said each class had eight students participate.
“The welding class saw eight students, with seven graduating,” Lee said. “Each of the graduates received a 50-cent raise at work.”
The classes for these students were funded, in part, by an Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs…
FREMONT — A new Fremont factory is providing comfort and security to those helping in the hurricane-stricken South.
Bill Gibson of Angola started JAG, a play on the name of his now-teenage sons Jarrett Austin Gibson and Jacob Alexander Gibson, in Howe after moving from West Virginia in 2006. JAG Mobile Solutions opened a Fremont facility several months ago and has caught the attention of locals, not just through employment opportunities, but with a recent large shipment to…
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:00 pm | Updated: 6:34 am, Thu Sep 14, 2017.
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ANGOLA — Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch likes what she got to see in Steuben County as she toured Angola and the lakes area Tuesday and Wednesday.
The sort of innovation and take-charge attitude locally is in line with the state’s “Next Level” program being advanced by the Gov. Eric Holcomb administration.
The public-private partnerships,…
The Steuben County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) and The Enterprise Center has announced that they will be the host site for the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Conference on September 12th. The Enterprise Center is located at the Enterprise Center located at 907 South Wayne Street in Angola, IN.
A regional HTEC (Haas Technical Education Center) educators conference is an opportunity for advanced manufacturing instructors and administrators, industry and partners to…
By Alex Brown, Multimedia Journalist
Trine University in Angola will Tuesday open the Thunder Ice Arena to the public. The $8.2 million, 700-seat arena will serve as the home of the university's men's and women's hockey programs, which are set to begin this fall.
Plans for the project were announced in April 2016, along with the $13.3 million MTI Center, which is slated to open in January 2018. The 46,200-square-foot arena includes an NCAA-compliant…
By Andy Ober, Assistant Managing Editor
The announcement is set for Monday, October 2 in Fort Wayne.
FORT WAYNE -
Elevate Ventures and the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership will next month detail a multi-million-dollar expansion of their partnership. Stakeholders including Huntington University, Parkview Health and Old National Bank will take part in the October 2 announcement in Fort Wayne.
Elevate Ventures says partnerships like this are essential because, while…
ANGOLA — Vestil Manufacturing, a fourth-generation manufacturer, announced plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2021.
“Indiana has worked diligently to build one of the top business climates in the country, where one in five Hoosiers works in manufacturing,” said Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger. “We are proud that Vestil Manufacturing, a fourth-generation manufacturer, continues to call Indiana home, creating Hoosier jobs and taking our…
Posted: Aug 07, 2017 5:29 PM EDTUpdated: Aug 08, 2017 9:33 AM EDTBy Dan McGowan, Senior Writer/Reporter
Trine University is reporting its fourth consecutive year of increased enrollment at its main campus in Angola and President Earl Brooks II says "differentiation right now really is the key" for his school's growth and for higher education in general. "You have to look at every year, I think, differently," Brooks says. "I don't think you can make assumptions…