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August 2017 Successes

Wednesday, August 23, 2017


Elkhart County

Dynamic Metals

  • Manufacturer that produces products and parts for trains and the automotive industry
  • Investing $3.5 million in new equipment for the existing facility
  • Creating 34 new jobs

Riverside Tool

  • Precision tooling company located in Elkhart, IN has acquired General Saw of Cape Coral, FL
  • The acquisition will strengthen capabilities and products and services of both companies, according to Precision Tool
  • Creating a small number of jobs at the Elkhart location as a result of this acquisition


Mark Dobson, President & CEO

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County



Lake County

Korellis Roofing Inc.

  • Hammond, IN-based roofing company recently completed a major expansion
  • $2 million project included expanded sheet metal operations and a new training center, along with renovations to materials storage and new office space
  • Creating 45 new jobs over the next few years

Karen Lauerman, President & CEO

Lake County Economic Alliance



Porter County

North Shore Health Centers

  • Portage City Council approved plans for the new medical facility
  • $18 million investment to build a 50,000 sq. ft. facility across from existing Portage Hospital
  • Groundbreaking planned for spring 2018 with the facility scheduled to open late 2019
  • Creating 100 jobs

Andy Maletta, Executive Director

Portage Economic Development Corporation



Wabash County

PaperWorks Industries

  • Paperboard and packaging company plans to build three new warehouses at its Wabash, IN mill
  • Expansion project represents $2.8 million investment

Keith Gillenwater, President & CEO

Economic Development Group of Wabash County



Whitley County

Warner Electric LLC

  • Illinois-based manufacturer of components for a variety of markets expanding Columbia City, IN operations
  • Investment will include new CNC machinery and other equipment along with expanding manufacturing capacity
  • Financial details were not disclosed, and an unspecified number of jobs will be added as a result of this project

Jon Myers, President

Whitley County Economic Development Corporation