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Business winners

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 12:01 am

•The City of Fort Wayne recently participated in the 2013 IACT Annual Conference & Exhibition held in Indianapolis.

•Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, Indianapolis, has announced that Fort Wayne has been designated as an IACT Green Community. The designation was presented during the Annual Awards luncheon held recently in Indianapolis.

•Coram USA, LLC, a subsidiary of the Coram Group headquartered in Cologne, Italy has established a sales office in downtown Fort Wayne with plans to start production and distribution of steering columns in the fourth quarter of 2013. The company will fill 35 positions through 2016.

•Felderman Design-Build, Fort Wayne, has been awarded the construction contract, by Cassidy Turley Midwest, for a complete tenant build-out of a new Edward Jones, located in New Haven.

•Gator Cases, Columbia City, plans to relocate its distribution center from Chattanooga, Tenn., to Columbia City, creating up to 106 new jobs by 2016. The company which employs 28 full time associates in Indiana and 64 across the country plans to begin hiring manufacturing, operation and distribution positions this December. Interested candidates can apply by emailing jobs@gatorcases.com.

•Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority announces it is now equipped to accept mobile boarding passes for all Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Allegiant flights.

•BKD, LLP has opened a new office in Nashville, Tenn. The company now has offices in 14 states, serving clients in all 50 states and internationally.

In addition, the firm has acquired Pennsylvania based accounting Malin Bergquist & Company, LLP.

•Nancy's Insurance Service, Fort Wayne, had its recent accreditation approved by the Board of Directors of the BBB serving Northern Indiana. As a BBB accredited business, Nancy's Insurance Service is committed to BBB's Standards of Trust.

•Plumbers & Steamfitters, Local 166 held its first annual Industry Advancement & Apprenticeship Promotion week Oct. 8-11.

Send information about your company’s awards and contracts on company letterhead, to be received by noon Wednesday, to The News-Sentinel, Business Monday, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, or fax information to 461-8817, or email to business@news-sentinel.com.