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.
For more information, visit www.iedc.in.gov.
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.