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Metaldyne LLC is expanding its Bluffton operations. The company received approval from the Wells County Area Plan Commission Thursday night for the first stage of an expansion that will add 37,000 square feet to the operation on Harvest Road. The company says it does not expect to add new jobs, butRead more
Wells County farmer Doug Klefeker watched Friday afternoon, as a test plot combine cut smoothly through a row of beans on his property on 900S. The European machine was sporting a prototype row crop header produced locally, and officials from manufacturer Haldrup USA had recently contacted himRead more
FORT WAYNE —Thirty-eight projects. Eleven counties. More than $400 million. Those are the numbers included in a massive economic development and quality-of-life improvement proposal sent to the state Tuesday by leaders of area businesses, cities and towns to compete for funding under the IndianaRead more
Wells County Economic Development received final approval this morning for the Strategic Plan for Economic Development in Wells County. By a unanimous decision, the Board of Directors for the Wells County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development approved the roadmap that guides economicRead more
Two-thirds of the counties in northeast Indiana outperformed the state in average weekly wage growth, adjusted for inflation, since the first full year of the recession. Wells County did particularly well. The Indiana Business Bulletin published by the Center for Business and Economic Research atRead more
News Release July 27, 2015 TI Automotive in Ossian, Indiana announced today the company will be investing $5.7 million in new equipment that will add three additional employees and support the existing 200+ jobs. This facility, a manufacturer of fuel tank and delivery systems for the gasoline,Read more
BLUFFTON, Ind. (WANE) – Bluffton is starting its own version of the hit reality show “Shark Tank.” The competition gives contestants the tools to start a business as well as a $40,000 prize package. To see the article and video from NewsChannel 15 click here .Read more
In a July 6th article that was posted in Small Business about the best places to start a business in Indiana, Bluffton topped the list. The study was conducted by the group NerdWallet who analyzed 99 places in Indiana, each with a population of at least 5,000 and at least 500 businesses. The groupRead more
Taking a step in forming a new Tax Increment Finance district, the Wells County Commissioners Monday signed over jurisdiction of the portion outside the city limits. After a discussion on how a TIF district could benefit the Jasun Park area on the city’s southwest side, the commissioners votedRead more