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May 2017 Successes

Thursday, May 18, 2017


Continental Diamond Tool Corp.

  • Manufacturer planning new facility in New Haven, IN
  • Investing $12 million in a new facility, manufacturing and information technology equipment and research and development space
  • Plans to add more than 71 new jobs


Parkview Health

  • Healthcare operation beginning major renovations at two Fort Wayne, IN locations
  • A $4.75 million investment in the Dupont Road site will add space, furnishings and equipment and will bring multiple practices to a single location
  • A $4.6 million investment in the Carew Street campus will add new furnishings and equipment and offer a new OB/GYN location

Sauder Manufacturing Co.

  • Manufacturer of build-to-order seating and casegood products expanding operations in New Haven, IN
  • Investing more than $3 million to lease and equip a 165,000 sq. ft. facility, doubling its production and office space.
  • Creating up to 60 jobs by 2021
  • IEDC offered the company up to $300,000 in performance-based, conditional tax credits and up to $60,000 in training grants

Wildman Business Group

  • Warsaw-based corporate apparel company opening a second Fort Wayne, IN location
  • Provides uniforms, linens, first aid and safety products as well as custom promotional products to clients
  • Creating 10 new jobs

Eric Doden, CEO

Greater Fort Wayne Inc.



Elkhart County

Alpha Systems

  • Construction products and accessories manufacturer and distributor for the recreational vehicle, marine and manufactured housing industries expanding in Elkhart, IN
  • Investing $8.5 million to construct and equip a 25,000 sq. ft. addition to its existing headquarters
  • Creating 20 new jobs by the end of 2020


Goshen Health

  • Recently broke ground on a new NeuroCare Center in Goshen, IN
  • Expects to open in 2017 to treat a variety of conditions and diseases along with neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy and cardiovascular disease


  • Retail and grocer chain adding jobs to Central Kitchen Manufacturing and Distribution Center in Middlebury, IN
  • This center bakes and creates the packaged food sold under the Meijer brand name to all 230 Meijer stores
  • Adding 50 new positions as well as raising the starting wage from $11.25 to $14 an hour


Mark Dobson, President & CEO

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County



La Porte County

Miller’s Health Systems Inc.

  • Rehabilitation and assisted living community company opened a new campus in La Porte, IN
  • The $11 million facility will employ 100 workers
  • 47,000 sq. ft. facility replaces Miller’s Health and Rehab location that was at La Porte Hospital


Bert Cook, Executive Director

Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation



Noble County

B&J Medical

  • Medical-industry manufacturer, mainly of plates and screws used in serious bone fractures, investing in new equipment in Noble County, IN
  • Investing $915,000
  • Creating up to 15 new jobs
  • Noble County Council approved a nine-year tax abatement on the new equipment

Rick Sherck, Executive Director

Noble County Economic Development Corporation