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Bluffton-based Pretzels Inc. has been sold to Peak Rock Capital. Peak Rock, which describes itself as a “leading middle-market private equity firm,” announced the acquisition in a news release dated Oct. 24. It is the third food-related acquisition for Peak Rock, following its announced purchasesRead more
BLUFFTON, Ind. (Oct. 12, 2018) – 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics, a custom structural form molding manufacturer, announced plans to expand their Bluffton facility Friday morning during a ground-breaking ceremony. The facility is located at 785 Decker Drive in Bluffton. The company announced it willRead more
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 26, 2018) – Today, in conjunction with the inaugural Forbes AgTech Indianapolis Summit, EnviroKure, a high-value liquid biofertilizer company, announced plans to establish operations in Indiana, making a significant investment in a new Wells County facility. “With ourRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Local Economic Development Organization (LEDO) Council, convened by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, is asking employers in the manufacturing, logistics and healthcare industries to help inform the region’s economic development efforts by participating in aRead more
It sounds like a common-sense conclusion, and the numbers bear it out: Individuals with more education are much less likely to be unemployed or live in poverty. Chad Kline, Wells County’s economic development director, says that boosting educational attainment is a priority going forward. HisRead more
Seedbox Solution celebrated its relocation Monday to the county’s former “spec” building at Adams and Lancaster streets on the city’s west side. Wells County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Erin Prible said she is excited about the new business in Wells County and that the space is nowRead more
Northeast Indiana has a talent shortage . Regional employers are constantly searching for skilled workers to fill critical jobs so they can grow, or even just maintain, their operations. At the same time as we confront the challenges that come along with an unemployment rate hovering around 3Read more
20/20 Custom Molding Plastics will invest $35 million into a new “state-of-the art” manufacturing plant along with new and refurbished equipment in the coming year, it was announced Friday afternoon by the company’s partners, Ron Ernsberger and Dave Rupp. The new building will be erectedRead more
IQ Fiber LLC , an innovative manufacturer of consistent high quality and environmental friendly cellulose fiber products, is opening a new manufacturing facility at 1000 W. Wiley Avenue in Bluffton. IQ Fibers will create up to 36 new jobs by 2021. IQ Fibers will utilize approximately 40,000 squareRead more
Bluffton-based Edge Manufacturing plans to expand and move their operations to 800 Daugherty St. in Bluffton following the recent purchase of the former Fremont Canning facility. The company plans to invest more than $3.5 million for the purchase, real estate improvements and equipment in the 101,Read more