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Business at a glance

The DeHayes Group insurance agency opened a new location at 517 Broadway in New Haven. For information, go to

Ivy Tech Corporate College and Development Dimensions International have partnered to make leadership, workforce and customer service training programs available to local companies. For information, go to

Felderman Design-Build completed a warehouse for Newell Rubbermaid in Winfield, Kan.

Hagar Corp. has acquired the assets of Instructional Images Inc. Now named Instructional Images LLC, the company, which provides educational signage and posters to schools and teachers, will relocate to Fort Wayne in the coming weeks.

D&D Associates has expanded from consulting in voice and data to offer wholesale cost phone lines for medium to large businesses along with disaster recovery for businesses. For information, go to

Beckman Lawson LLP was recognized as one of the 2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.

Dirig Sheet Metal won the HVAC/duct work contract for Vibra Hospital of Fort Wayne at Parkview Hospital on Randallia Drive.

Partners 1st Federal Credit Union unveiled its new mobile app, which offers its members access to mobile banking. For information, go to

Asher Agency, an advertising, marketing and public relations agency, acquired Smartguys Advertising & Design. Kelly Gayer, owner of Smartguys, will join Asher Agency as vice president/creative director.

Shoe Sensation was selected as Chamber Member of the Month through a random drawing by the Ambassador Committee of the Warsaw Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce.

Indiana ranked No. 12 in the list of states with the Top Business Climate for 2012 and 10th in the executive survey business climate rankings by Site Selection magazine. Ohio ranked second for Top Business Climate.

Barnes & Thornburg’s Fort Wayne office received eight Tier 1 rankings and six Tier 2 rankings and Faegre Baker Daniels’ Fort Wayne office received six Tier 1 rankings in U.S. News and Best Lawyers’ 2013 “Best Law Firms” survey.

Tire Barn Warehouse announced it is selling the majority of the company assets to Monro Muffler Brake. Scheduled closing is set for Nov. 19, and there will be no change in basic store operations and little in store personnel.

The annual Taste & Trade Expo 2012 at the Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College attracted more than 3,000 visitors and 76 exhibitors. Sleepy Owl Supper Club won Best Food Exhibitor in the People’s Choice vote.

SiiBER LLC opened a dry-goods repackaging facility at 2602 W. State Blvd. to supplement its product sourcing requirements and is planning on adding four more employees to its current staff of five.