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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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Angola Training Center received well

ANGOLA, Ind. (May 9, 2014) — Public officials who attended an Angola Training Center open house Thursday discovered not only what it has to offer, but that it has enjoyed great success in a short amount of time. The training center, operated by the Freedom Academy, Kendallville, has partnered with the city in offering specialized training. Since the center opened in Angola last year, the community has provided overwhelming support. People from six different…

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Trine unveils Furth Center

ANGOLA, Ind. (May2, 2014) — The paint barely dry in the Ian and Mimi Rolland Reception Lobby, people poured into the T. Furth Center for the Performing Arts Friday morning. Tomas Furth, and other key donors for the newest addition to Trine University, were honored at a reception prior to Friday night’s inaugrial concert by Lee Greenwood. The former Angola Christian Church was purchased by Ralph and Sheri Trine and gifted to their namesake university in…

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Wholesale sign manufacturer growing in Steuben County

ANGOLA, Ind.  (April 21, 2014) – Lomont Holdings Co., Inc. d/b/a Illuminated Image, a wholesale supplier for retail sign companies, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 20 new jobs by 2017.   “In Indiana, we have illuminated a clear pathway for business success and growth,” said Eric Doden, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. “The future for companies like Illuminated Image…

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PakLab expands Orland operations

ORLAND, Ind.  (March 10, 2014) – PakLab, a flexible packaging manufacturer specializing in custom flexible packing and co-packing, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 15 new jobs by 2016. The Chino, Calif.-based company, with corporate offices in Commack, N.Y., will invest $1.19 million to equip its current 100,000 square-foot facility in Orland. The new equipment, which will be installed by this fall, will allow the…

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Archery & Tech Firm Grows in Steuben County

ASHLEY, Ind. (March 4, 2014) – Technology Solutions, Inc., a firm specializing in medical software and archery equipment, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 26 new jobs by 2016. The homegrown-Hoosier company will invest $1.89 million to purchase, renovate and equip a 20,280 square-foot facility at 101 Shea Drive in Ashley. The facility is expected to begin operations by this summer. “Innovative companies like…

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Packaging Systems Company Adding Jobs in Steuben County

HAMILTON, Ind. (Nov. 26, 2013) - Rieke Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of specialty, highly-engineered closure and dispensing systems, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 15 new jobs by 2016.  The Auburn, Ind.-headquartered company, a subsidiary of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based TriMas Corporation, will invest $7.5 million to equip its existing 73,360 square-foot facility located at 2855 E. Bellefontaine Road in…

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Michigan Recycling Company Chooses Steuben County for New Facility

FREMONT, Ind. (Nov. 19, 2013) - PADNOS Plastics Solutions, Inc., a division of PADNOS, a full-service recycling company, announced plans today to locate its first Indiana plastics facility here, creating up to 22 new jobs by 2016. The Holland, Mich.-based company will purchase, renovate and equip a new 120,000 square-foot facility located at 803 S. Reed St. in Fremont. The expansion, which will be fully operational by early 2014, will allow the company to operate…

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