INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax has received a frosty reception from the top elected officials in LaPorte County.
For the past several years, the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, in cooperation with the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corp., has placed a heavy emphasis on the Calumet manufacturing and logistics nexus. Our purpose has been to turn brownfields into jobs in the greate…
INDIANAPOLIS | The state could add 10,000 new jobs if Hoosiers recycled just a quarter of their trash that currently goes in landfills.
PORTAGE | Manufacturers looking for employees here could have an easier time next year thanks to the expansion of a program initially introduced in Lafayette.
Indiana's jobless rate plunged to a five-year low of 7.5 percent last month, and dipped to 8.3 percent in the Gary metropolitan area.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is right to push for the South Shore extension. This train could, and should, be an even bigger economic engine than it already is.
MERRILLVILLE | More and more people are using single-load detergent packets when washing their dishes or doing their laundry -- instead of measuring out the cleaning agent and maybe spilling some in the process.
MERRILLVILLE | A Fortune 50 consumer goods giant recognized a Merrillville-based company that makes water soluble films for detergent packets.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has rejected a partial ownership claim for a Portage steel mill made by a son of the late Greek entrepreneur who founded Beta Steel.
Economic development has been taking off in Northwest Indiana over the last two years, after a string of growing companies announced plans to invest millions of dollars and add dozens of jobs.
HOBART │ Manufacturing returning to the U.S., a housing and construction comeback and “getting junior out of the house” are some of the reasons the country is on an economic journey to normal, according to an industry expert.
Freight trains can cut shipping costs, and help make American manufacturing more globally competitive, a rail executive said.
Manufacturing has been rebounding in Indiana, and factory owners who had been skittish are again willing to spend toward the growth of their businesses, a new Indiana University report concludes.
MUNSTER| A growing air conditioning component manufacturer needed room to expand and decided to uproot and move across the state border.
Members of The Times Board of Economists reported at their October meeting the area economy keeps moving slowly forward and should see a boost because of holiday spending.
Two more businesses are shifting operations from south Cook County across the state line to Northwest Indiana.
HAMMOND | Manufacturers can pay factory workers pennies a day in Vietnam, China and other countries, and U.S. companies have often found it tough to compete with such rock-bottom labor costs.
A Hammond company recently closed on a deal to buy a 123,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution building in Valparaiso, setting up a move to Porter County.
Bring up manufacturing, and it might conjure mental images of shuttered factories or grimy, soot-smudged workers filing out of mill after a long shift.
OAK FOREST | A growing number of manufacturers have been pursuing lean initiatives, and they need to know leanness means more than cost-cutting, a consultant said.
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