MICROPULSE, INC. TO EXPAND: 100 new jobs come to Whitley County
COLUMBIA CITY — Micropulse, Inc., a medical device manufacturer for the orthopedic and cardiovascular industries, announced plans to expand its operations creating up to 100 new jobs by 2016.“We are pleased to support Micropulse’s expansion in Whitley County and commend company owner Brian Emerick for his ongoing commitment to our community,” said Whitley County Commissioner George Schrumpf. “We greatly appreciate how involved the Micropulse team is in local and regional community and economic development efforts.”The homegrown-Hoosier company develops and manufactures orthopedic instruments, implants and sterilization cases and trays, as well as incubates orthopedic startup companies in-house. The company will invest $14.3 million to equip and renovate its current 100,000 square-foot facility in two phases through 2017. The project’s first phase, which includes equipment installation, is expected to be complete by late next year. By 2015, phase two of the project will commence, including a 60,000 square foot facility expansion and some renovation. To read the rest of this story, see the Oct. 9 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.