COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (June 20, 2018) – The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and C&A Tool Engineering MinbeaMitsumi Inc. (C&A Tool) recently announced the company is expanding its operations in Churubusco and adding 20 new jobs.

C&A Tool is a national and international contract manufacturer serving the transportation market, aeronautical and defense, medical, industrial, food processing, machine tools market and more. C&A Tool has more than 500 employees and four major manufacturing locations in the northeast Indiana area.

“As one of the largest employers in Whitley County, we are pleased to see the continued growth of C&A Tool and the company’s continued confidence in our highly skilled workforce,” said Jon Myers, President of the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation.The company will expand its capabilities by adding equipment for manufacturing, research and development and information technology.

“Our overall business continues to grow with specific opportunities in aerospace and medical, with additive manufacturing technologies and advanced machining capability,” said C&A Tool President Rob Marr.

Churubusco Town Council approved a ten-year tax abatement for the project at the request of C&A Tool and the Whitley County EDC.

“We are happy to work with our partners at C&A Tool once again to help their growth,” said Churubusco Town Council President Frank Kessler. “They have been instrumental in our town’s economic growth over the years and we are proud to do our part in this project.”



About Whitley County EDC
The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency in Whitley County, Indiana. The EDC works closely with local, regional, and state partners to support our industry clients’ growth and success. Our mission is to lead a comprehensive economic development program that retains and expands employment opportunities for local residents and attracts business investment to Whitley County. The Whitley County EDC was established in 1992 and represents Whitley County, Columbia City, and the Towns of Churubusco, Larwill, and South Whitley. For more information about the EDC, visit: whitleyedc.com.


About C&A Tool Engineering MinbeaMitsumi Inc.

As a tooling, engineering and contract manufacturer, C&A Tool serves markets in transportation, aeronautical, medical, business equipment, food processing, appliances, consumer goods, machine tools and other industries. C&A Tool has achieved AS9100, ISO 13485, NADCAP, TS16949, and ITAR registrations. The company’s operations also meet FDA standards and approval for manufacturing in the sensitive areas of medical, surgical, pharmaceutical, food and others. For more information about C&A Tool please visit www.catool.com.

Media Contacts:

Katie Dewitt (Whitley Co. EDC) – 260.244.5506 or kdewitt@whitleyedc.com

Rob Marr (C&A Tool Engineering MinbeaMitsumi Inc.) – 260.693.2167 or rmarr@catool.com