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Rural Sourcing to Establish Operations in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — State and local officials today joined executives from Rural Sourcing, a provider of U.S.-based IT outsourcing services, as they announced the company’s plans to establish operations in Fort Wayne. Rural Sourcing plans to create up to 130 new, high-wage jobs and invest more than $3 million in its operations here by the… Read more »

New State Farm Agency Ready to Open on Stellhorn

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Fort Wayne’s newest insurance agency is set to open this week. Jon Till will celebrate the grand opening of his State Farm agency with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5956 Stellhorn Road, Suite A, on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. Insurance is more than a business for Till, a Marine Corps… Read more »

Groundbreaking Set for Dual-Brand Hotel Near Dupont

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – After years of planning, construction is set to officially begin on a 17-acre development near Dupont Road. Blue Flame Hospitality will break ground on a dual-brand hotel, as well as a retail center, continuing the company’s investment in the thriving Dupont area. The groundbreaking ceremony is slated for Tuesday, Dec. 4… Read more »

Small Business Saturday Brings 24 Companies Together

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is championing an eclectic group of local businesses for Small Business Saturday on November 24. In all, 24 companies are part of the GFW Inc. “Neighborhood Champion” team, an effort to encourage residents to shop at and support local businesses. “To me, Small Business Saturday celebrates the… Read more »

Cell Phone Specialists Expanding to E. Dupont

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A leader in the local cell-phone scene is expanding to serve a fast-growing area of northeast Allen County. Verizon Wireless Cellular Sales will open its newest location at 5243 E. Dupont Rd. The company will celebrate the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. The new… Read more »

Paper Straw Manufacturer Plans Expansion in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Aardvark Straws, a Hoffmaster Group Inc. subsidiary and paper straw manufacturer, announced plans today to expand its Fort Wayne operations, establishing a new, state-of-the-art production facility and creating up to 205 new jobs by the end of 2021. “It’s encouraging to see continued economic momentum in northeast Indiana from great companies… Read more »

Women’s Network Brings Leadercast to Fort Wayne for First Time

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — For the first time, Fort Wayne will have a host site for Leadercast Women, an annual leadership conference featuring world-renowned speakers. The GFW Inc. Women’s Network and Integrated Talent Solutions will sponsor the host site on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at The Summit, where viewers can watch a broadcast of the conference… Read more »

Sweetwater Plans Major Expansion, 1,000+ New Jobs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, and Allen County commissioners joined officials of Sweetwater, the No. 1 online retailer of music instruments and audio gear in the U.S., as the company announced plans to significantly expand its operations in Fort Wayne, creating up to 1,009 new jobs by… Read more »

Northern Indiana Anodize Breaks Ground on HQ

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Northern Indiana Anodize (NIA), a startup aluminum anodizing company, is making significant strides as company leaders lay the groundwork for success. NIA will celebrate the groundbreaking for its new headquarters at 13010 Bluffton Road on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. The groundbreaking kicks off construction of a planned 47,000-square-foot facility… Read more »

Becker Receives Circle of Corydon Award

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Cheri Becker, vice president of investor services and programs at Greater Fort Wayne Inc., was surprised to receive the Circle of Corydon Award at a private event in her honor on Thursday, Sept. 20. The award recognizes exemplary citizens who have made remarkable contributions to the betterment of Indiana and its… Read more »