SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College has been notified by the Illinois Community College Board of their approval for a new Manufacturing Basics 16-hour Certificate, effective immediately. SSC plans to roll out the new credit program at the start of the fall semester on Aug. 18.
Shipments at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor have risen 40 percent at the shipping season's midway point, largely because steel cargoes have more than doubled so far this year to feed the thriving automotive sector.
Northwest Indiana's economy continued to roll, outpacing both the state and nation in May.
GARY | The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is pledging $425,000 in conditional tax credits to an Illinois company moving to Gary.
The Inclusion Initiative: The Times Media Company's 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium
The Times Media Company’s annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium celebrates its seventh year of highlighting diversity awareness and the network of resources available in the Calumet and Northwest Indiana region. The event this year takes place at Avalon Manor in Merrillville on June 25.
MICHIGAN CITY | Midwest Metal Products is expanding operations at the manufacturer's Michigan City facility, the Michigan City Economic Development Corp. announced Wednesday.
RENSSELAER | ConAgra Foods announced plans Wednesday for a nearly $9 million expansion of its popcorn operations in Jasper County, creating up to 80 new jobs by 2015.
LAPORTE | One of the world's largest aluminum makers plans to build the "most advanced aerospace facility on earth" in LaPorte to meet a soaring demand for jet engine parts.
Steel is the backbone of the region's economy, and there are signs of back pain again.
Union membership had plummeted by 24 percent in Indiana over the last decade, and fewer than one out of every 10 Hoosier workers now belong to a union.
CHICAGO | In 2012, the Department of Defense could not fill orders for 40,000 kinds of parts, because no one placed a bid.
SOUTH HOLLAND | A Microsoft executive will outline the future of technology in manufacturing at an upcoming luncheon.
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.
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