Abbott: Local business recognized for over 50 years of operation

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

STATEHOUSE (April 2, 2019) — Lewger Machine & Tool in Kendallville recently received the Governor’s Half Century Business Award for operating since 1951, according to State Rep. David Abbott (R-Rome City).

“Local businesses like Lewger Machine & Tool are important drivers of our economy and benefit our community,” Abbott said. “I congratulate them for this impressive achievement.”

Lewger Machine & Tool was among 65 Indiana companies and organizations honored with the Governor’s Century or Half Century Business awards at a Statehouse ceremony on March 21.

The awards recognize Hoosier businesses that have remained in continuous operation in Indiana for at least 50 or 100 consecutive years, and demonstrated a commitment to community service.

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State Rep. David Abbott represents House District 82, which includes all of Noble County 
and portions of Allen, Elkhart, LaGrange and Whitley counties.


PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. David Abbott (R-Rome City) (left) helps present Lewger Machine & Tool with the Governor’s Half Century Business Award Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Statehouse. The Kendallville machining company was honored for being in operation since 1951.