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Business at a glance

Ignite, a Fort Wayne-based brand strategy company, was hired to assist the Indiana Data Center in developing its brand, including the sales, marketing and public relations aspects of the business.

Lancia Homes received the 2012 Incentive Program Award of Distinction by Residential Warranty Company in recognition of quality building practices and exceptional customer satisfaction.

MagniFI, which provides market research and analysis, architectural and retail design services, point-of-sale merchandising, branding, construction management and staff training, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Summit Software Technologies LLC won solution contracts by New Mexico Orthopaedics, Rocky Mountain Orthopaedics, Rockhill Orthopedics and UAP Clinic.

Eyemart Express celebrated the grand opening of its new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 515 Coliseum Blvd. E. For information, go to

Rockhill Tracks, which sells licenses and offers downloads for professionally performed and mastered songs, is offering affordable royalty-free music for video projects. For information, go to

Antwerp Exchange Bank opened a loan production office at 18214 Indiana 37 in Harlan. For information, go to

Summit Brands and Pro Products LLC earned recognition for exemplary workplace safety and health by being selected for inclusion in the Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program.

The Repurpose Room celebrated the grand opening of its new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 210 S. Buffalo St., Warsaw. For information, call 574-267-1725.

Earth First LLC received a $100,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s Recycling Market Development Program. The money will be used to expand operations at its Fort Wayne facility to include a C&D Recycle Center and Transfer Station and result in the addition of 12 jobs.

Air Force One, an expert in building performance, expanded its newest office in Fort Wayne. For information, call 267-4757 or email

Northeast Indiana insurance leaders agreed to move forward with an Ivy Tech-Northeast proposal for the development of an industry certificate and an associate degree in risk management insurance.

The Whitley County Economic Development Corp. received a $60,000 USDA Rural Development Business Enterprise Grant. The funds will be used to provide technical assistance to small and emerging businesses within Whitley County through the EDC’s Small Business and Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Vera Bradley Inc. was selected to present a one-week pop-up shop at Isetan Shinjuku’s “The Stage,” which is a premier location to display top fashion and luxury brands to Japanese customers.