The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Gro Alliance LLC are pleased to announce the expansion of the companies facility located in rural Howe.
Gro Alliance, LLC was founded as a family farm in 1941. The 3rd generation company is headquartered in Cuba City, WI, and has operations in five mid-western states. The company has operated and maintained a facility in Howe, IN since 2007. The Howe facility operates as a seed corn drying facility and distribution point for their products. The $4,000,000 expansion in Howe will add the addition of a new 44,000 square-foot warehouse facility as well as 6 new corn dryers. Additionally, bulk bagging operations will be incorporated into the facility which is currently done out of state.
“We are proud to be a partner with LaGrange County,” said Jim Schweigert, President of Gro Alliance LLC. “This investment into our Howe facility will help to ensure a long-term relationship with not only LaGrange County but our customers and growers in the area as well. We see a very bright future for our company and the community.”
“Gro Alliance LLC is a great company and we're excited that they saw the opportunities that LaGrange County can provide to expand their operations,” said Keith Gillenwater, president & CEO of the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation. “Gro Alliance is a cornerstone of our agri-business community, which is an important foundation of our LaGrange County economy. Our agribusiness sector is diverse, from seed corn and crop production to organic farming to various specialty livestock operations and is a true asset for LaGrange County and Northeast Indiana.”