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Sandin Manufacturing planning 28,000-square-foot expansion

MICHIGAN CITY | A wire rope and cable business will get about a third bigger after an upcoming expansion.

April 07, 2014 9:15 am
NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

NICTD signals it's all in with South Shore expansion

A westbound train arrives at the South Shore Line East Chicago station.

March 28, 2014 1:36 pm
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South Shore

A westbound train arrives at the South Shore Line East Chicago station. On March 10 at 6 p.m., Emerging Leaders of Northwest Indiana, is hosting “Laying Tracks for the Future,” an informational event  in support of rail expansion.

March 02, 2014 9:15 am
Emerson Power planning $1.87 million expansion in Valpo

Emerson Power planning $1.87 million expansion in Valpo

VALPARAISO | Emerson Power Transmission Corp. plans to renovate and equip its engineering research and development lab in Valparaiso as part of a $1.87 million investment there.

February 20, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Commuters wait to board a train to Chicago at the South Shore Line East Chicago station.

January 20, 2014 4:19 pm
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South Shore

Commuters wait to board a train to Chicago at the South Shore Line East Chicago station. Many businesses across the region, some nowhere near the planned 8-mile commuter rail extension, are already envisioning and calculating what the extra traffic it might mean for them.

January 20, 2014 4:19 pm
South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

A westbound train arrives at the South Shore Line East Chicago station. The station with expansive free parking is the rail line's busiest. South Shore promoters say similar stations are needed to underpin the financial viability of the system.

January 14, 2014 9:49 am
RDA announces support for South Shore extension

RDA announces support for South Shore extension

A westbound train arrives at the South Shore commuter railroad station in East Chicago. The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority on Friday voted to provide $8 million per year to build a South Shore extension to Dyer.

January 14, 2014 9:49 am
South Shore commuter rail headed for big changes

South Shore commuter rail headed for big changes

A westbound train arrives at the South Shore commuter railroad's East Chicago station. The station with expansive free parking is the rail line's busiest.

January 14, 2014 9:49 am
South Shore commuter rail headed for big changes

South Shore commuter rail headed for big changes

Commuters walk on the platform to board a train to Chicago at the South Shore East Chicago station.

January 14, 2014 9:52 am
South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

A sign at the South Shore East Chicago station shows the endpoints of the 90-mile rail line, which serves as both a commuter line to Chicago for Northwest Indiana residents and an intercity railroad for points further east.

January 14, 2014 9:44 am
South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

Commuters wait to board a train to Chicago at the South Shore East Chicago station. More than 1,400 passengers per day board trains there for the trip into Chicago. South Shore promoters say similar stations are needed to underpin the financial viability of the system.

January 14, 2014 9:44 am
South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

A westbound train departs the South Shore East Chicago station. More than 1,400 passengers per day board trains there for the trip into Chicago.

January 14, 2014 9:44 am
South Shore line

South Shore line

A westbound train departs the South Shore East Chicago station. A spokesman for the Emerging Leaders Network said young people care about having the transportation they want and the accessibility to Chicago. He said the South Shore extension is a key driver for keeping people here.

January 14, 2014 9:44 am
Cities, towns pledge South Shore extension support

Cities, towns pledge South Shore extension support

Commuters wait to board a train to Chicago at the South Shore East Chicago station. U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky has set a deadline of the end of this month for rounding up the money from all 19 Lake County cities and towns to support the 8-mile South Shore extension

January 14, 2014 9:44 am
South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

A conductor checks to see if the platform is clear for a westbound train at the South Shore East Chicago station. More than 1,400 passengers per day board trains there for the trip into Chicago.

January 14, 2014 9:44 am
South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

South Shore proponents hope to lay tracks for expansion

The South Shore East Chicago station with its expansive free parking is the rail line's busiest. South Shore promoters say similar stations are needed to underpin the financial viability of the system.

January 14, 2014 9:41 am
ITR America company

ITR America company

Shelves stock thousands of parts for heavy equipment in the new ITR America facility in Hobart. The company recently invested in a $6.2 million expansion, and is just one of the growing companies in Northwest Indiana to expand enough to earn state incentives last year. The heavy equipment pa…

October 31, 2013 11:52 am
ITR America company

ITR America company

Brandi Williams, of Merrillville, unpacks a pump for inspection Thursday at ITR America in the company's new 100,000-square-foot facility in Hobart's North Wind Crossing Business Park.

October 31, 2013 11:46 am
ITR America company

ITR America company

Gary Hofer, of Crown Point stacks rubber tracks Thursday in the new ITR America facility. The company recently invested in a $6.2 million expansion, and is just one of the growing companies in Northwest Indiana to expand enough to earn state incentives last year. The heavy equipment parts di…

October 31, 2013 11:46 am
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