MedTech continues to ascend in NEI

Friends of NEI, The NEI 2024 Action Plan underscores strategic efforts to enhance emerging or evolving technology sectors where Northeast Indiana (NEI) has a competitive edge. This includes areas such as zero-emission and off-highway vehicles, biotech, hardtech and automation, creative arts, specialty insurance, defense and notably, MedTech. The MedTech sector’s potential for growth and how […]

Coming Home to Indiana: California-Based Companies Expand in NEI


We’re excited to announce two companies based in California have decided to expand their business in Northeast Indiana as both of their leaders wanted to return home.    All Better Together, a healthcare provider specializing in autism-based therapies, and Popsalot, a gourmet popcorn manufacturer, are both expanding their operations to our region. All Better Together […]

Over $6 million approved to invest in preschool, civic center, housing, and mixed-use downtown developments in Northeast Indiana

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Dec. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) has approved support for regional efforts dedicated to essential housing, community development, downtown revitalization, and preschool education. The RDA’s investment exceeds $6 million and will leverage approximately $45,000,000 in additional state, public, and private support. Through READI, 17 regions across the state that represent all 92 counties […]

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 […]

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 […]