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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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What Does Regional Diversity and Inclusion Look Like in Flyover-land?

A look at the South Bend — Elkhart Region’s approach to diversity and inclusion. By: Bethany Hartley, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Edited by: Jessica Koscher, Chief Development Officer, ADEC “Being original doesn’t require being first. It just means being different and better.” — Adam Grant Our region is best known for two of the most innovative engines in…

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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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8th Annual Area Development Women in Economic Development Conference

In September, Emberton represented the region during the Women in Economic Development Forum in Chicago organized by Area Development in Chicago. The event is designed to allow attendees to network with some of the most influential and active site consultants, industry experts and economic development professionals while gaining insight into current site selection trends and…

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MANUFACTURING DAY ACROSS THE REGION!

Manufacturing Day is coming up in counties across the South Bend – Elkhart Region. Manufacturers will open their doors to the community to celebrate Manufacturing Day 2017 and show what really goes on in today’s manufacturing sector.This annual event provides area high school students the opportunity to visit local manufacturers, explore educational and career opportunities…

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