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Worldwide innovation made locally in La Porte County

Youthful, talented staff drives Vanair Manufacturing’s recent success The following is a quarterly series of the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana (EDCMC) to highlight the success stories of the community’s employers. The series is an example of the behind-the-scenes work of EDCMC to support new or existing businesses.  In [...]

EDCMC welcomes new executive director

Originally published in The News Dispatch on 10/27/13. The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC) welcomes new Executive Director Clarence L. Hulse, who will begin his new position Nov. 4. “With so many important initiatives and projects underway, or soon beginning in Michigan City, we wanted to find an experienced [...]

Worldwide innovation made locally in La Porte County

Youthful, talented staff drives Vanair Manufacturing’s recent success Photo caption: Pictured are Vanair engineers Garret Griggs (left) and Dan Ramirez (right) conversing with intern Casey Wallington.   Tucked away in rural La Porte County, in-between fields and interstate, stands Vanair Manufacturing — a privately held company that engineers and manufactures [...]

Michigan City makes Forbes list

The following story was printed in The Times on 10/10/13: http://www.nwitimes.com/business/local/michigan-city-makes-forbes-list/article_198df99c-ac20-52b2-9a49-96dbb3c16645.html. Michigan City has made a list by Forbes magazine as one of the top small communities in the country to work and do business. The news is not surprising to some people, given the noticeable born-again changes occurring, especially in [...]

Green pallet manufacturer grows in La Porte County

Published on LaPorteCountyLife.com on October 1, 2013. Calumet Pallet Co. Inc., a manufacturer of wooden pallets, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 115 new jobs by 2016. The homegrown-Hoosier company, which also repairs old pallets or recycles pallets into landscape mulch, playground surfacing and animal [...]

“Made in La Porte County” Products Showcase this Friday

The Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation (GLEDC) and the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana (EDCMC) in partnership with the Cities of Michigan City and La Porte and the Michigan City and La Porte Chambers of Commerce will host the “Made in La Porte County” Products Showcase. The event will be held [...]

EDCMC action initiative identifies strategic objectives for economic development through taskforce committees

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana continues to make significant developments towards creating a sustainable business environment with the formation of new strategic goals through collaborative taskforce committees. EDCMC announced the organization was embarking upon a process to develop a comprehensive and innovative, long-term action initiative [...]

EDCMC continues business as usual during interim, seeks Executive Director

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana (EDCMC) is continuing business as usual this summer during its interim. The transition period began for the organization in late May when former Executive Director Kevin Kieft announced his resignation to accept a position with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. EDCMC also continues the [...]

UPDATED: EDCMC seeks Executive Director

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana seeks an experienced Executive Director to lead our economic development organization. The successful candidate will have opportunities to work with our Board of Directors and community stakeholders to complete our strategic initiatives currently under review with Crowe Horwath LLP consultants, work with city officials [...]

Kieft resigns from EDCMC, board looking to fill vacancy

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana (EDCMC) announced today the resignation of Kevin Kieft from the position of Executive Director. Kieft’s resignation goes into effect immediately as he resigned to accept an opportunity at the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. He served the organization for nearly seven years, originally named the [...]

Michigan City Downtown Action Agenda 2013

Read the latest comprehensive report with findings on Michigan City's downtown today and tomorrow, including details on market opportunities and course of action. Click here for the Michigan City Downtown Action Agenda 2013.

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