Northeast Indiana firms honored for longevity

April 12th, 2018

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly

Several northeast Indiana businesses were honored by Gov. Eric Holcomb April 11 for either a century or a half century in business.

A total of 44 companies were honored statewide. Nearly 1,500 companies from across the state have been recognized during the 27-year history of the award.

In northeast, Century Awards went to:

  • Goebel Chiropractic, a third-generation family chiropractor, 102 years, Allen County
  • KPC Media Group, (parent of Business Weekly), located in the same Kendallville building where it was founded, 115 years, Noble County

Half Century Award honorees from northeast Indiana were:

  • Bayman Auctioneers, 57 years, Whitley County
  • Cooper’s Trenching Inc., a third-generation excavation contractor, 63 years, Noble County
  • Custer Grain Company, a third-generation, family-owned and operated grain elevator, 51 years, DeKalb County
  • Johnson Petroleum, a family-owned and operated petroleum distributor, 90 years, Huntington County
  • Mold Service Inc., a manufacturer of specialty machines, cylinders, fabrication, new engineering, precision surface grinding and short-run CNC, 57 years, DeKalb County
  • Titus Funeral Home, 62 years, Kosciusko County

The awards are presented through the Indiana Economic Development Corp.

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