Indiana Gov. Mike Pence joined executives from the Jager Group on Wednesday in Hanover, Germany, to announce the company’s plans to expand operations of its subsidiary, Jaeger-Unitek Sealing Solutions, in LaPorte.
Harmony is something we normally associate with music, but Don Keller applies it to the factory floor.
A shipment of iron ore has made its way across the ice-choked Great Lakes to the Gary Works steel mill, where production will resume, although to a limited extent.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.
The Times reporter Joseph Pete's story on Northwest Indiana's manufacturing sector last Sunday should be required reading for all high school students.
PORTAGE | A local development and commercial construction firm has picked up three national awards. The Ross Group won a Top 10 Builders of the Year Award, a Volume Award for 2013 and an Accumulated Volume Award for sales over the past few years from Mississippi-based Ceco Building Systems.…
Northwest Indiana was forged largely on steel, and its lunch-pail identity is welded to the metal made in the blaze of the mills that loom over the lakeshore. But today's new jobs are more likely to be found in suburban business parks and health care facilities.
The Indiana General Assembly this year approved some important business tax cuts, which will have significant impact on economic progress, the quality of life and other daily Hoosier concerns.
If the economy were a poker table, Northwest Indiana would be all in for manufacturing.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.
While flanked by a robotic arm, a helicopter engine and other "pretty cool stuff," President Barack Obama joked at a news conference last week that he was announcing they were building Iron Man.
HAMMOND | Purdue Calumet was not one of the more than 70 college, government and business partners that helped Chicago land a $320 million digital manufacturing research hub, but it has been involved in similar pursuits and could collaborate on workforce training needed for next-generation m…
Northwest Indiana grew 1.9 percent last year, trailing both the state and nation.
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.
CHICAGO | The local manufacturing sector has been surging lately, but overall economic growth in the U.S. has been slow and anemic, according to an economist who spoke Thursday.
Have you ever visited Tomorrowland? It was one of the original park attractions when Disneyland opened in 1955. Walt Disney described it as a place to view “wondrous ideas ... a step into the future with predictions of constructed things to come.”
HAMMOND │ The Northwest Indiana Forum said it had an “outstanding” year in 2013 and accomplished much to attract and retain quality jobs and capital investment, as well as foster a positive business climate and address key environmental issues in the seven-county area.
Northwest Indiana grew at a slower pace than the state and nation last year, partly because of the heavy concentration in manufacturing.
The number of manufacturing jobs nationally recently surpassed 12 million for the first time since May 2009.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's call to repeal the business personal property tax likely won't have the revenue impact that many local leaders feared once House Republicans get through with it.
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