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SUCCESSES - August 2016

Monday, August 01, 2016


Allen County

Transpoint Intermodal

  • Transportation company broke ground on new cargo transfer facility in Fort Wayne, IN
  • $13.5 million facility will be the first of its kind in northeast Indiana
  • Facility will be used to load and unload international shipping containers from truck-to-rail or rail-to-truck
  • Construction expected to be completed by April 2017
  • Creating up to 64 jobs

Eric Doden, CEO

Greater Fort Wayne Inc.



Elkhart County

Aluminum Trailer Co.

  • Trailer manufacturer located in Nappanee, IN breaking ground on new production facility
  • Investing $5 million to construct a 90,000 sq. ft. facility
  • Creating up to 40 jobs by 2019

Dutchmen Manufacturing

  • Keystone RV subsidiary purchased a new facility in expansion of operations
  • Facility was a former EverGreen RV plant
  • 100,000 sq. ft. facility will help new owner increase production
  • Creating 150 jobs

Mark Dobson, President and CEO

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County



Howard County

Tin Man Brewing Co.

  • Evansville, IN-based brewing company opening a brewery and taproom in Kokomo, IN
  • Expects to open the taproom by the end of 2016 and for the brewery operations to be functioning early next year
  • Hiring 15 to 20 workers once fully operational

 Charles Sparks, President and CEO

Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance



Steuben County

Miller Poultry

  • Poultry processing operation added a second shift and is processing 650,000 birds weekly
  • Starting a breeder operation, which will entail significant hiring closer to its expected project completion in early 2018 (the company currently employs around 800 workers)
  • The company now uses 100 percent non-GMO grains for its already antibiotic-free program

Steuben County Economic Development Corporation



Wabash County


Parkview Wabash Hospital

  • Groundbreaking held for 80,000 sq. ft. hospital and 31,000 sq. ft. medical office building in Wabash, IN
  • $35 million campus will include enhanced women’s health services and full-service emergency department as well as many more care features


Keith Gillenwater, President and CEO

Economic Development Group of Wabash County