COLUMBIA CITY â€” 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.
â€śWe are pleased to support Micropulseâ€™s expansion in Whitley County and commend company owner Brian Emerick for his ongoing commitment to our community,â€ť said Whitley County Commissioner George Schrumpf.
â€śWe greatly appreciate how involved the Micropulse team is in local and regional community and economic development efforts.â€ť
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 projectâ€™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.
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