INDIANAPOLIS (March 8, 2022) – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Purdue Center for Regional Development (PCRD), Purdue Extension, and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) today announced a partnership to launch the Agribusiness Initiative.  

Whitley County Economic Development announces the date for the second part of the HR Roundtable series. Mark your calendars for April 21, beginning at 3 p.m. Bowen Center will host a conversation about stress management amidst the pandemic for employees and HR personnel. 


In addition to the daily responsibilities of keeping an agricultural operation or small business running, managers also have to become human resource specialists in their quest to find and retain the best employees.

Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (Whitley EDC), in collaboration with WorkOne Northeast and Northeast Indiana Works, hosted a Human Resources Roundtable Event for the HR professionals in Whitley County. 


Titus is buying the assets of Precision Plastics located in Columbia City and starting a new company. Titus is a globa

Whitley EDC, in collaboration with WorkOne Northeast and Northeast Indiana Works, invites Whitley County human resources professionals to save the date for a roundtable event. 



COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (August 31, 2021) — Medical coating technology provider, DOT America, Inc., announces plan to expand operations and receives a tax abatement for their equipment.  

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (August 3, 2021) — The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Revolving Loan Program (RLF) has retired more than $1 Million to Whitley EDC Small Business and Entrepreneurship Initiative (SBEI) clients in the last 10 years.

** Aug. 9, 2021 Update: Training Reimbursement Applications are currently closed

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (April 14, 2021) – Sailrite Enterprises Inc. (Sailrite), a global provider of fabric, tools, hardware and sewing supplies for sailors, announced plans today to expand operations in northeast Indiana, creating up to 50 new jobs by the end of 2024.



Kaitlyn Hughes



Feb. 2, 2021

Employers Asked to Submit Information for Regional Survey of Wages and Benefits

Since 1977, Krider’s Meat Processing (Krider’s) has been providing service to industries, youth and the community.