In an event co-sponsored by the regional Corporate Partnership for Economic Growth, the Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation and Orthoworx, Lynn noted that the Israel business community is concerned about its trade imbalance with the US. Israel exports $18 billion to the US and only imports $9 billion. Lynn’s mission was to try to increase US exports to Israel.
The event, held at Grace College, was one of only three stops in Indiana. The other two were in South Bend and Indianapolis. The Israeli delegation was welcomed by Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer. Kip Tom, Tom Farms, briefed the delegation on the opportunities of agricultural products; Brad Bishop, Orthoworx, on the opportunities with the orthopedic companies; and KEDCo CEO George Robertson on the County’s other wide variety of companies and parts manufacturing vendors.
The Israeli Federation of Business has set up a no cost service to link US Companies with Israel companies. Kosciusko County companies interested in exploring these opportunities can call KEDCO at 574-265-2601 or e-mail [email protected]