Steuben County to Show Off The Goods

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An event Friday in northeast Indiana will focus on locally-manufactured products. The Made in Steuben Manufacturing Expo will also feature sessions on career and technical training opportunities. October 3, 2014

News Release

ANGOLA, Ind. (October 2, 2014) - The Steuben County Industrial Guild and Steuben County Economic Development Corporation will be hosting the first annual, MADE IN STEUBEN MANUFACTURING EXPO on October 10th at the Potawatomi Inn, Pokagon State Park. The event runs from 9:00 am through 6:00 pm, with a Food & Beverage Reception from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Learn about the products manufactured in Steuben County and the companies that manufacturer them.

As part of National Manufacturing Day (October 3rd), this event is designed to inform people about the career opportunities that exist in today's manufacturing companies, and what training and skills support a growing career. Confirmed exhibitors include:

-Angola Wire Products

-Autoform Tool & Manufacturing

-AZZ Galvanizing

-Cardinal IG Company

-Chapman’s Brewing Company

-Cold Heading Company

-InnovationOne at Trine University

-Koester Metals

-LaGrange Products Company

-Miller Poultry

-Padnos Plastic Solutions

-PakLab

-Perry Products/PolyFusion

-RISE, Inc.

-Safe Archery/Archery Tag

-Satek Winery

-Triton Metal Products

-Univertial

-Vestil

-Western Technologies

Representatives from Ivy Tech Community College, Freedom Academy and WorkOne Northeast will be on hand to answer questions and provide advice for people interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing. Cathy Maxwell, Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs for Ivy Tech will speak about career opportunities in manufacturing.

Join the reception from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm to sample locally made beers from Chapman's Brewing Company, and wines from Satek Winery. Sample Miller Poultry's chicken sausage and other light refreshments during the reception.

Admission is free. Mention "Made in Steuben" at the Pokagon State Park gate for free admission into the park. Students and families are encourage to attend to learn more about the exciting and high tech activities underway, right here in Steuben County!

Sponsors of the event include Steuben County Tourism Bureau, City of Angola, InnovationOne, Cardinal IG and the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership. Additional sponsor include Koester Metals, Triton Metal Products, Padnos Plastic Solutions and Wabash Electric.

Call the Steuben County Economic Development Corporation at 260‐665‐6889 if you have any questions or need additional information. See you on October 10th!

About the Steuben County Industrial Guild:

The Steuben County Industrial Guild has been in existence for more than 25‐years and as of December 2013, officially incorporated as a 501(c)(6) organization. The primary function of the Guild is to provide awareness to the Steuben Industrial community in compliance and regulatory issues. Workshops and seminars hosted by the Guild include topics such as OSHA compliance, Human Resources Laws, record keeping, Red Cross Safety, ADA/FMLA Regulations and Global Marketing just to name a few. The Guild has also participated in fundraising for worthy causes.

About the Steuben County Economic Development Corporation:

Steuben County Economic Development Corporation was established in 2003 as a private, not‐for‐profit corporation with the sole purpose of supporting new and growing business operations in Steuben County, Indiana and improve employment opportunities for residents of the community. Steuben County is a vibrant and innovative community perfectly located in America's industrial Midwest.

Interstate highways, Indiana Northeastern Railroad, and the Tri‐State Steuben County Airport assure excellent connections for people and freight. Trine University, with renowned engineering and business schools, is a tremendous asset for businesses in the region, as well as entrepreneurial ideas and activities. For more information visit: www.steubenedc.com.

Source: The Steuben County Economic Development Corp.