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Business at a glance

Sterling Contracting LLC won the contract for the plumbing for phases I and II for the new Warsaw Commons expansion, for which Thompson Thrift is the general contractor.

The Good Ones, a boys clothing company, has launched its website and online store at

Dirig Sheet Metal won the HVAC/ductwork contract for NTN Bower, Air Conditioning and Ventilation Upgrades in Macomb, Ill.

KB Search Team is now providing services for people looking for ways to enhance and grow their career opportunities through professional résumé writing, career coaching and recruiting on a local, regional, national and international basis. For information, go to

State Farm announced it is planning to add 40 new agents in Indiana, including the Fort Wayne area, over the next year and a half. At least 120 jobs will be created by the expansion. Candidates can call 269-373-3754 or go to for information.

CME Corp. served as site selection consultant and is serving as construction manager for the new Do it Best Corp. distribution center in Sikeston, Mo.

Raymond James Financial has completed the acquisition of Morgan Keegan, creating one of the country’s largest full-service wealth management and capital markets firms not headquartered on Wall Street.

SweetCars and Westwood Lanes have teamed to preserve the bowling alley’s sign and erect a new sign highlighting both companies on West Jefferson Boulevard.

Irmscher Inc. has signed a preliminary design/build agreement with Asbury Theological Seminary to build its Global Alumni Center.

Budget Mattress Center recently celebrated its 25th year in business in Warsaw and was recognized for outstanding sales achievement by Englander Bedding Co. for the fourth consecutive year.

Strebig Construction Inc. won the contract for a renovation for Medtech College from Sperry Van Ness Parke Group.

White House Black Market, a clothing and accessories store, will open a location in Jefferson Pointe next to Von Maur this summer. For information, go to

Morrison Kattman Menze Inc. was named one of the Top 100 Healthcare Architectural Firms by Modern Healthcare magazine.

JPMorgan Chase, Lakeland Financial Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. have been named to the KBW Inc. Bank Honor Roll of superior performers. A total of 45 U.S. banks, including 1st Source, were named to the list.

Ash Brokerage Corp., Britton Marketing & Design Group, Central Branch YMCA, Lutheran Life Villages, PHP, Raytheon NCS (Fort Wayne), Spiece Fitness and Jorgensen Family YMCA were designated as Gold Fit-Friendly Companies by the American Heart Association.

Blue Vision Music LLC was selected by Dallas-based Tek Nek Toys International to produce its educational touch tablets licensed under Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Golf Etc. recently celebrated its grand opening at 4824 Illinois Road. For information, go to

Steve “Tiny” Michaels has joined with WMEE morning duo Craig and Sam to launch a classic rock station online at