Career Readiness Program Gets $380,000 Grant

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Your Future: Make It Your Own Campaign Northeast Indiana Works has secured $380,000 in foundation grants to carry out two career awareness campaigns. The initial groundwork for one campaign, called Your Future: Make It Your Own, was done by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, the regional economic development organization. The campaign recently transitioned to Northeast […]

Construction Publication Features Unique Regional Asset

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Construction Dive Features Electric Works Aligned with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s strategy to secure positive national coverage of the region in top-tier business and industry media publications, we recently hosted journalist Jeff Steele as he visited Northeast Indiana to seek story ideas. Jeff Steele is a regular contributor to several media outlets, including Construction Dive and Forbes, […]

Business Relocation and Expansion Stories in Northeast Indiana

Businesses Share Why Business Is Made Better in Northeast Indiana Northeast Indiana’s geographic position and multimodal connection to major markets make it a principal “hub to the Midwest.” Northeast Indiana’s central location makes Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit and Indianapolis reachable within a three-hour drive. In addition to quickly reaching private industry, there are more […]

Students Join Northeast Indiana Welding Apprenticeship Program

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Northeast Indiana Works, Garrett High School Partner on Program Recently, a ceremony was held in Garrett to unveil a new welding registered apprenticeship created by Northeast Indiana Works and Garrett High School. Forty juniors and seniors have signed up for the paid apprenticeship. Another 38 sophomores at Garrett are waiting in the wings. John Delgado, state director of […]

Bringing Italy to Northeast Indiana

To source the freshest ingredients, Golfo di Napoli brings the art of fresh cheesemaking to the heart of farm country. It’s fair to say that Warren, Indiana is a long way from Naples, Italy. Though nearly 5,000 miles separate the two, the Somma family has found a way to bridge the distance. “We’ve traveled all […]

Rural Sourcing: Northeast Indiana Is a Great Place to Grow

Rural Sourcing couldn’t be happier with Fort Wayne as the choice for its eighth location. When Rural Sourcing was getting ready to expand and open an eighth location, Fort Wayne was selected from among more than 50 potential cities. Leaders at the custom software development company found Northeast Indiana to be welcoming on many levels. […]

Inteva Products: Northeast Indiana Best Location to Serve Customers


Access to General Motors is the prime reason Inteva Products located in Northeast Indiana. Inteva Products is known in the automotive industry for its innovation and big ideas. The company specializes in the technology that many of us take for granted in our cars and trucks, things like door latches, instrument panels, sunroof motors and […]

The Perfect Location for Sterigenics

Northeast Indiana’s proximity to north and south operations attracted Sterigenics to the region. From the pharmaceutical and medical devices used by doctors and hospitals to agricultural products used in animal diets, a local company is playing a huge part in safeguarding global health. Sterigenics, a Sotera Health Company, then operating as Iotron, opened a plant […]

Welcome to Stephane Frijia from Board Chair Sherilyn Emberton


Board Chair Welcomes President & CEO As we look forward to welcoming Stephane Frijia as our new President and CEO, I wanted to share my personal observations and desires for him as a leader and for the future of our organization. With Stephane’s background and experience at the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), he has […]