The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City honored 11 companies for making new investments and others for anniversaries at its recent Business Investment & Anniversary Awards Ceremony at Blue Chip Casino Hotel.
The event is part of the organization’s ongoing business retention efforts which help support and retain businesses by acknowledging their investments in new technology, buildings and employees.
“On behalf of the city and its citizens, we are proud to have these businesses call Michigan City, Indiana, home,” Mayor Ron Meer said. “They represent the types of businesses that have helped Michigan City grow over many years. The city is committed to partnering with the EDCMC in continuing to make this community a great place to live, work and play.”
The keynote speaker at the event was Emerson Spartz, founder and CEO of DOSE, the Chicago-based company behind DOSE & OMG Facts, one of the world’s fastest-growing digital media companies.
Companies receiving Business Investment Awards were Central States Manufacturing Inc., CVG Sprague Devices LLC, Dekker Vacuum Technologies Inc., Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Michigan City, KTR Corp., Lindos/LaPaloma Restaurant, Michigan City Paperbox, St. Andrews Products, Vermillion Development, Zorn Holding LLC and Chicago Faucets, a Geberit Company.
Companies achieving special anniversaries were: R&E Pallets, 10 years; Central States Manufacturing and Impreglon Inc., 20 years; Sound Technologies, 25 years; Chicago Faucets, a Geberit Company, Sager Metal Strip Company LLC and TEACO, 40 years; PUBCO Inc., 50 years; Jet Fabricators, Prinova Solutions and Sanlo Inc., 60 years; Guardian Couplings and Woodruff & Sons Inc., 70 years; and CVG Sprague Devices LLC, 75 years.