Elwood Staffing makes acquisition

Columbus-based Elwood Staffing has acquired Swanson Staffing, a commercial staffing firm serving northern Indiana and parts of Florida’s Gulf Coast.

The acquisition includes four Swanson Staffing branch offices in Fort Wayne, LaPorte and Elkhart, plus Sarasota, Florida. This marks the third acquisition for Elwood in the last year, according to a news release.

Financial details of the transaction were not announced. Elwood plans to immediately rebrand all Swanson Staffing offices under the Elwood Staffing name, the news release said.

The acquisition helps Elwood to grow its market share. It has more than 275 service locations, annual revenues of about $900 million, employment of more than 134,000 temporary associates annually and partnerships with more than 6,000 companies each year, according to Elwood Staffing.