2018 Workforce Summit

March 29, 2018 Decatur, Ind.: Connect To Careers, an Adams County workforce development organization, is holding a workforce summit on May 2 to provide information to employers on how to attract and retain employees, and to provide a forum for employers to give feedback to community leaders. The keynote address will be given by Jennifer […]

Welcome New Executive Director

9/13/2016 The Adams County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) is excited to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Trevor Hobbs.  The position was recently vacated by the retirement of the previous director, Larry Macklin, at the end of August.  The ACEDC is a private not-for-profit corporation that works closely with the county and local […]

V-Tech Adding Adams County Facility

March 10, 2014 News Release Bluffton, IN – V-Tech Engineering Inc., headquartered in Bluffton, Indiana, is adding more manufacturing space to accommodate recent business growth and the company’s plans for further expansion, company executives announced. The new site is located on State Road 124 in Adams County. The new facility began operation on March 1st […]

Barge Manufacturer To Expand In Berne

February 24, 2014 News Release BERNE, Ind. – Mid-America Foundation Supply, Inc. d/b/a Poseidon Barge, a sectional barge manufacturer, announced plans today to locate a new facility here, creating up to 26 new jobs by 2015. The Fort Wayne, Ind.-based company will invest $6.05 million to purchase, renovate and equip a 72,180 square-foot facility on […]


January 27, 2014 Adams County Wage & Benefit Survey DECATUR  — A comprehensive survey of wages and benefits offered by Adams County employers will be conducted by the Adams County Economic Development Corp. beginning Feb. 15. Larry Macklin, executive director of the ACEDC, said information gathered from the survey has two primary uses for the […]

Two Northeast Indiana Sites Are Shovel Ready

Two Northeast Indiana Sites Served by Indiana Michigan Power Receive “Shovel-Ready” Food Processing and Beverage Industry Designations New certifications enhance the region’s strong food manufacturing cluster Fort Wayne, IN (November 18, 2013) – Two Northeast Indiana properties in the service area of Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) have been designated as “shovel-ready” Food Processing and Beverage […]

Regional Leaders Kick Off Permitting Collaboration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2013   FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Representatives from nine jurisdictions across Northeast Indiana convened Friday, October 4 to lay the foundation for establishing regional permitting standards. These nine jurisdictions will collaboratively develop regional permitting standards to help strengthen the region's business climate. The meetings are being facilitated by the High […]

Food Processing Featuring NE Indiana

July 9, 2013 A new article in Food Processing magazine highlights the many ways that Northeast Indiana companies are dealing with change in an effective way. The article discusses how Adams County processor, Red Gold, deals with minimizing downtime during changeovers. Wells County business, Pretzels Inc, is also commended for their efficiencies in changeovers. Click […]