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Startup Spirit Fuels Growth in the South Bend – Elkhart Region

As the South Bend – Elkhart Region celebrates a $42.4 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., we know that the work to make the best investment with it is really just beginning. The spirit of entrepreneurship has been a vibrant part of our region for decades and the story of our family company could be…

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Smart Growth America to Cap off Small-Scale Manufacturing Technical Assistance Grant

This week Smart Growth America (SGA) will visit South Bend to cap off a technical assistance project with a small-scale manufacturing team comprised of local stakeholders. The team, consisting of the City of South Bend’s Department of Community Investment, South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership, INVANTI, Aunalytics, and the South Bend Regional Chamber, has received…

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Immigrant family opens truck camper manufacturer in Elkhart County

GOSHEN, Ind. (WNDU) – A new family-owned RV business is now open in Elkhart County.Journey RV is the first Latino-owned truck camper manufacturer in the industry. “So many people in the United States came here as immigrants and built their lives, built their businesses. It’s what our country does, it’s how we were founded,” Goshen…

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Indiana Ports Hit Record Shipments

INDIANAPOLIS – The Ports of Indiana is celebrating a record number of shipments in 2018. The state’s three ports, located in Burns Harbor, Jeffersonville and Mount Vernon, handled 14.8 million tons of cargo last year, marking a 21 percent increase over the previous record set in 2015. The organization says it is the first time…

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Economic Outlook: Manufacturing Day 2018

Last month, most of the communities in our region hosted a Manufacturing Day event, inviting students to leave the classroom and see firsthand what today’s manufacturing jobs look like. While there, students also got to hear directly from employees about their career path and necessary training. Manufacturing Day aims to address common misconceptions about manufacturing…

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