New equipment, jobs at Meyer Glass

Clarence Hulse

MICHIGAN CITY — A local business that has specialized in glass and mirrors for more than 90 years will be getting new equipment and adding new jobs thanks to the Michigan City’s Revolving Loan Fund.

Meyer Glass & Mirror Company, which has been in business since 1927, provides specialized glass and mirror work across Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan. Locally, Meyer specializes in commercial architectural glass and glazing, offering design, fabrication, installation and repair services for residential, commercial or automotive projects.

And with approval for a $40,000 loan, the company will purchase a new Elumatec saw, an investment that will create three new jobs, according to the Economic Development Corportation Michigan City.

EDCMC executive director Clarence Hulse said, “The Michigan City Revolving Loan Fund was created to assist small businesses in purchasing fixed assets, such as the equipment loan Meyer Glass has been approved for through the Michigan City Board of Works.

“Small businesses can access $25,000 to $260,000 from the fund,” according to EDCMC economic development manager Jeniless Haynes. “We target small manufacturers, commercial and retail businesses, except restaurants.”

Hulse said the “EDCMC door is always open to counselling small businesses and accessing resources to assist startups and business expansions.”

Companies looking to expand their business can call the EDCMC at (219) 873-1211 for more information.

Meyer Glass & Mirror, located at 202 W. Harrison St., also caters to custom mirrors and glass, custom shower doors, custom glass blocks, door closures and lock repair, auto glass, aluminum store fronts, storm doors and windows, patio doors, windshields, vinyl windows, vinyl replacement windows, thermopanes and screen repair, according to the company website.

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