The South Bend – Elkhart Region is conveniently located 90 minutes east of Chicago along the I 80/90 corridor at I-94. A population of 1.84 million within in a one-hour drive and over 40,000 students currently attending the region’s major universities and colleges have created a pipeline of skilled labor to meet industry needs. We offer a central location with one of the nation’s best transportation infrastructures, 400,000 skilled workers, abundant utilities and water, extensive educational assets, and business friendly governments.
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