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Enterprise Center Takes Shape

(Angola, Ind.)  Efforts of the Steuben County Economic Development Corporation to transform a vacant industrial complex on the south side of Angola into an Enterprise Center have received promising reviews.  The EDC has been considering the project for a number of months, according to Dave Koenig, Executive Director of the EDC.  Design Collaborative, a Fort Wayne architectural firm has been preparing preliminary designs for the 901, 903 and 907 South…

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Angola Proceeds with Interstate 69 Redevelopment Plan

ANGOLA (January 21, 2015)  The Angola Common Council approved a 77-page plan Tuesday to shape future economic development at the Interstate 69 and U.S. 20 interchange.   The Angola I-69 Interchange Economic Development Plan was created by HWC Engineering, Indianapolis. The plan will serve as a tool to engage developers. City officials said before the plan was approved, potential developers have come knocking with an interest in the interchange.…

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Local Radio Network and AdLarge Media form Exclusive Partnership

NEW YORK, NY, & ANGOLA, IN, January 20, 2015 – Local Radio Networks, Inc. (LRN) has partnered with AdLarge Media to enter the 24/7 music radio format business, beginning with six initial offerings programmed to meet the needs of radio broadcasters.  The first six formats are Adult Contemporary, Hot Adult Contemporary, Mainstream Country, Classic Country, Classic Rock, and Oldies, with additional formats to be added soon.  AdLarge Media will…

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Steuben County Approves Tax Incentives for D.A.S. Services’ Growth

Angola, Ind. (December 9, 2014)  D.A.S. Services, Inc. announced plans to expand its Angola operation, adding 4,800 square feet onto their existing facility.  Along with the building addition, D.A.S. plans to install a new Haas CNC lathe with live tooling.  The company also plans the addition of two employees to their existing workforce of 17.  DAS Services is a 21 year old company founded by David Short, Barbara Short and Kevin Bussard. …

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Solar Usage Now (SUN) Expands Hamilton Production Capacity

Hamilton, Ind. (November 26, 2014)  A solar energy company that acquired a building in Hamilton in July 2011 announced plans to expand the production at the facility in early 2015.  Solar Usage Now (SUN) has used the 22,500 sq. ft. facility in Hamilton for production, sales and installation of its SUN Equinox solar hot water system since 2011.  SUN, in partnership with JMG Solar who's founder and president, Joe Garton, has 28 years of…

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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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