South Bend International Airport getting $6.5M upgrade

SOUTH BEND – Major upgrades and improvements are coming to South Bend International Airport.A company called Corporate Wings plans to renovate the former DHL building. It’s investing $6.5 million to be able to fly private jets from around the world in and out of South Bend. Corporate Wings is a fixed-base operator (FBO), meaning it’s…

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Zimmer to Acquire Biomet

WARSAW, Ind. (April 24, 2014) – Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) (“Zimmer” or the “Company”) and Biomet, Inc.’s parent company (“Biomet”) today announced that their respective Boards of Directors have approved a definitive agreement under which Zimmer will acquire Biomet in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $13.35 billion, including the…

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German Industrial Hose Manufacturer Picks Indiana for First North American Facility

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (April 15, 2014) – Governor Mike Pence joined executives from NORRES, a German manufacturer of industrial hoses, today to announce the company’s plans to locate its first North American facility in South Bend, Ind., creating up to 32 new high-wage jobs by 2018.The Gelsenkirchen, Germany-based company will invest $1.87 million to purchase, renovate…

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