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EDC: Solstice bringing jobs to Whitley County

January 5, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — Solstice Medical, LLC announced in a statement today the company is locating its operations at a new, state-of-the-art facility in Park 30 Business Center.
The company anticipates adding 10 to 15 new jobs by the middle of 2013.
The new facility will position Solstice Medical, which manufactures and installs radio frequency identification technology (RFID) and software systems globally for medical device manufacturers, distributors and hospitals, to meet growing product and service demands from across the country.
According to Whitley County Economic Development Corporation President Alan Tio, the company reached an agreement to place operations within the Iotron Industries building at Park 30 Drive.
“We are very pleased to connect Solstice with Iotron,” Tio said. “ It’s an example of how we can support cooperation with our companies and grow the supply chain.”
“We appreciate the opportunity to collaborate with an energetic, forward looking company like Solstice Medical,” said Iotron General Manager Jeff Blakely in a statement. “Like Solstice Medical, our company found that Whitley County provides an ideal location from which to work with customers in Fort Wayne, Warsaw and elsewhere.”
Whitley County Commissioners and County Council approved a CEDIT-based incentive to support the growth of Solstice Medical in Whitley County.
The announcement is the third such recent announcement to expand business and bring jobs to Whitley County.
For more information on Solstice Medical, contact Sands at (260) 399-1651.
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