Each year the Partnership presents awards to individuals, groups, projects, initiatives, or companies to celebrate those who have taken concrete action to create a brighter future for our county!
IB-TECH, 2023 winner of the Economic Development Award,  has completed a capital investment project for additional welding and automated assembly equipment at their Bucyrus location, creating 70 full-time positions in addition to the 230 positions the company retained. The company manufactures a variety of seat rails, recliners, and car components for automakers including Honda, Subaru, Nissan, Acura, Mazda, and Jeep, as well as ATV manufacturers including Honda and Yamaha.
IB-TECH’s commitment to quality and innovation has allowed them to grow and expand their operations in Crawford County, contributing to the local economy and providing much-needed job opportunities for the community.