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EDITORIAL: Cooperation will boost economic development

EDITORIAL: Cooperation will boost economic development

We have seen some economic progress in the region but we must ensure it continues.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am
Construction kicks off on Monosol's new plant

Construction kicks off on Monosol's new plant

PORTAGE| Construction crossed a major milestone on MonoSol's $95 million expansion in Portage, which is expected to result in 157 new jobs by the end of the decade.

August 21, 2014 5:00 am

MonoSol agrees to buy land at Portage business park

PORTAGE | Merrillville-based MonoSol LLC has finalized a deal to buy 23.38 acres of land for a new factory at the AmeriPlex at the Port business park.

May 16, 2014 2:00 am

Unnamed firm returns to Portage seeking tax abatement

PORTAGE | A local company will seek a tax abatement from the Portage City Council when it meets Tuesday night.

March 27, 2014 6:00 pm
Manufacturing a future: Region's economy has been evolving

Manufacturing a future: Region's economy has been evolving

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.

March 22, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

The MonoSol operations plant in Portage. The growing company plans to hire 100 more employees over the next 18 months and to build another manufacturing facility.

November 11, 2013 5:05 pm
Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

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.

November 11, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Fortune 50 giant showers praise on Merrillville company

MERRILLVILLE | A Fortune 50 consumer goods giant recognized a Merrillville-based company that makes water soluble films for detergent packets.

November 04, 2013 4:00 pm
Manufacturers more optimistic, likely to invest

Manufacturers more optimistic, likely to invest

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.

October 24, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Monosol announces $39 million expansion

LAPORTE | A Northwest Indiana company is planning a $39 million expansion of its operations in LaPorte.

December 18, 2012 1:20 pm
MonoSol celebrates new ownership

MonoSol celebrates new ownership

MERRILLVILLE | A ceremonial breaking of a sake barrel, called a Kagamiwari Ceremony, was held Thursday to celebrate the purchase of Merrillville-based MonoSol LLC by the Japanese manufacturer Kuraray.

September 06, 2012 6:00 pm Related
MonoSol celebrates new ownership

MonoSol celebrates new ownership

MonoSol LLC CEO P. Scott Bening, far left, along with Kuraray Group President Fumio Ito, center, and other company representatives use mallets to break the tops of casks of sake during a Kagamiwari Ceremony celebrating the two companies' merger in Merrillville. The Japan-based Kuraray Group …

September 06, 2012 5:09 pm

Kuraray Co. acquires Merrillville-based MonoSol

Japanese manufacturer Kuraray has agreed to acquire Merrillville-based MonoSol LLC, the companies announced early Tuesday.

May 22, 2012 7:30 pm
Skillman's visit highlights growth of local company

Skillman's visit highlights growth of local company

PORTAGE | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman toured MonoSol LLC's operations plant in Portage on Thursday where the growing manufacturer of dissolvable plastics makes its product.

May 26, 2011 5:30 pm Photos

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Skillman visit highlights growth of Portage company

Skillman visit highlights growth of Portage company

Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman last week toured MonoSol LLC's operations, where the growing manufacturer of dissolvable plastics makes its product. Skillman said MonoSol also produces military and household products.

May 26, 2011 5:30 pm Photos

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Skillman's visit highlights growth of local company

Skillman's visit highlights growth of local company

MonoSol CEO Scott Bening, left, speaks with Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman during her visit Thursday at the MonoSol plant in Portage. The manufacturer has its headquarters in Merrillville.

May 26, 2011 5:05 pm
Skillman's visit highlights growth of local company

Skillman's visit highlights growth of local company

MonoSol CEO Scott Bening speaks with Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman during her visit Thursday to the dissolvable plastics company in Portage.

May 26, 2011 5:05 pm
Skillman's visit highlights growth of local company

Skillman's visit highlights growth of local company

The Monosol LLC operations plant in Portage earned a visit Thursday from Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman for its success and growth. MonoSol is hoping for help from Congress and the federal budget to further push one of its newer creations, a biodegradable product that combats dust.

May 26, 2011 5:05 pm

JOHN DAVIES: Targeting industrial innovators of the world

Most of us wouldn't think twice about dropping a small packet of detergent in our dishwashers or laundry machines, but maybe we should.

January 09, 2011 12:00 am
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