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Brokaw Theatre under restoration.  Angola anxious for 2015 reopening!

KPC News Report By Jennifer Decker (November 8, 2014) ANGOLA — When Melissa and Scott Glaze refurbish an old building like Angola’s iconic Brokaw Theatre, they don’t know what they will stumble upon. But they said that’s the beauty of reviving a structure. The Brokaw Theatre LLC, 190 and 200 Public Square, was granted tax breaks at Monday’s meeting of the Angola Common Council. To do so, the city first had to create an economic…

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Baril Coatings Expanding Angola Operations

ANGOLA, Ind.  (Nov. 3, 2014) – Baril Coatings USA, LLC, an industrial coatings manufacturer, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 16 new jobs by 2017.   The company, which is a joint venture with Netherlands-based Baril Coatings BV, will invest $1 million to construct and equip a 4,000 square-foot finished goods warehouse adjacent to its 17,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Angola. With plans to be fully…

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Fishing Lure Manufacturer Growing Operations in Orland

ORLAND, Ind.  (Oct. 8, 2014) – LureCraft Fisherman’s Shop, Inc., a manufacturer of fishing lures and components, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 91 new jobs by 2017. The homegrown-Hoosier company will invest $408,000 to purchase, renovate and equip a 22,000 square foot facility in Orland, which will increase its operations by more than 15,000 square feet from its current facility. The new location, which will…

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Univertical invests in Angola plant

KPC News Report By Jennifer Decker jdecker@kpcmedia.com ANGOLA (October 7, 2014) - A global Angola plating company is preparing to make close to $1 million in real and personal property improvements at its 203 Weatherhead St. plant. Univertical LLC had a resolution approved by the Angola Common Council on a tax deduction on new manufacturing machinery, equipment, real estate and personal property improvements on Monday. Those additions will include…

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Public invited to the first annual Made in Steuben Expo

Angola, IN (October 2, 2014) - The Steuben County Industrial Guild and Steuben County Economic Development Corporation will be hosting the first annual, MADE IN STEUBEN MANUFACTURING EXPO on October 10th at the Potawatomi Inn, Pokagon State Park.  The event runs from 9:00 am through 6:00 pm, with a Food & Beverage Reception from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Learn about the products manufactured in Steuben County and the companies that manufacturer them.  As…

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Chapmanā€™s Brewing Co. first to tap City investment fund

Angola, IN  (August 29, 2014)  Just a year in existence, Chapman’s Brewing Company has become the first company to utilize the Angola Investment Fund (AIF) to help fund its planned growth.  The City established the AIF in 2013, using Major Moves funds, proceeds from the Indiana Toll Road lease deal in 2006.  The City has committed $1 million towards the fund in an effort to attract innovative start-up companies and entrepreneurs to the…

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Rockwell American adds production at Angola facility

Angola, IN (August 18, 2014)  Rockwell American plans to expand its Angola sales and distribution facility to include production of trailer and RV fenders in the coming months, creating up to 16 new jobs by 2017.  The Azle, Texas company currently has production facilities in Plant City, FL, Sacramento, CA, Royce City, TX and Azle, which ship to 16 locations throughout the United States.  The Angola production facility will serve markets in Indiana and…

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Steuben named Indiana College Success County

INDIANAPOLIS (July 21, 2014) – Steuben County has been recognized as an Indiana College Success County in recognition of its work to increase the percentage of Hoosiers with education and training beyond high school. Locally, the coalition is known as “SET”, Steuben Education & Training.  Members from Steuben County accepted the award, which was presented by Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers during a special…

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Triton Metals Continues Hamilton Growth

HAMILTON, Ind. (June 4, 2014) -  Triton Metals Products announced plans to invest $2,316,720 in new equipment at their Hamilton facility.  The company also estimated that four jobs will be added to the 64 current employees.  Triton Metal Projects and Industrial Steering Products relocated to Hamilton in 2010, from Bryan, Ohio.  Triton Metal Products is a fabrication shop, including laser cutting, forming and machining, welding, punching and most…

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Public invited to grand opening of Trine SRA

The public is invited to Trine State Recreation Area in Steuben County to celebrate its grand opening on May 15 with Gov. Mike Pence and DNR director Cameron Clark.  A dedication ceremony is at 2 p.m., followed by an optional walk along one of the trails. Refreshments will be provided by Potawatomi Inn.  Purchased in 2006, the nearly 200-acre property is east of Pokagon State Park and Interstate 69. It has been undergoing renovations since the purchase to…

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