Report: Indiana ranks among best states for business

May 7, 2013 --- INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana was ranked as the best place to do business in the Midwest and the fifth best nationwide in a survey of more than 500 chief executives by Chief Executive magazine. The magazine's ninth annual "Best & Worst States" survey asks CEOs to evaluate states based [...]

Baked food manufacturer grows in Northwest Indiana

Feb. 5, 2013 --- Hearthside Holdco, LLC d/b/a Hearthside Food Solutions, a manufacturer of grain-based snack foods and baked goods, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 51 new jobs by 2016. The Downers Grove, Ill.-headquartered company will invest $6 million to renovate and add 8,600 [...]

Local companies to introduce new model at conference

Published: Sunday, January 15, 2012 5:07 PM CST For The News-Dispatch --- MICHIGAN CITY — When the International Disaster Conference and Expo begins its three-day run in New Orleans on Tuesday, Winn Machine President Damon Gasaway will be there. Gasaway will show off a state-of-the-art model of the SolaRover electric [...]

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana Elevator Speech

Retention and Expansion through the La Porte County Economic Development Alliance Over 40 companies visited Strategic Cluster Curriculum Development Collaboration with the Michigan City Area Schools & AK Smith Center Advanced manufacturing Precision machine tooling Made In La Porte County, U.S.A. Approximately 400 students attended Over 30 manufacturers attended Job [...]

Integrative Flavors moves into new building, expands its marketing efforts

April 25, 2011 --- Anyone who has ever moved into a new home knows what a disruptive experience that can be. For a business that has to continue operating during the move, the headaches are many times worse, said Georgeann Quealy, president of Integrative Flavors. The long-time Michigan City business [...]

MCTD is the leading tool-and-die maker

If you make a superior product, the world will find you. That’s a good thing for MCTD Inc. because no one is going to find the company’s front door simply by driving down the highway. MCTD is a precision tool-and-die manufacturer whose parts are used by the aerospace, automotive and [...]

Sager Metal

Sager Metal plays a key role in moving the world's food products A popular cable television program is Discovery Channel's "How It's Made." It's a behind-scenes look at how everyday products are manufactured. Many of them have taken a look at food products that are bottled or canned. Shows can [...]

Sound Technologies works hard to keep things quiet

Not a lot of people have heard about Sound Technologies, and that’s a good thing. The company, which specializes in engineered noise control for industrial applications, has been in Michigan City since 1991. A lot of people think of civil and architectural acoustics when they hear of Sound Technologies, but [...]

Made in La Porte County

December 2012 --- The La Porte County Economic Development Alliance, in partnership with the cities of Michigan City and La Porte, hosted the "Made in La Porte County" products showcase. The public event was held on Dec. 2, 2012 at Marquette Mall in Michigan City.  The La Porte County Unity Foundation sponsored [...]

EDCMC announces development of comprehensive, long-term action initiative

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana announced April 9 morning the organization is embarking upon a process to develop a comprehensive and long-term action initiative. The innovative process begins mid-April as EDCMC and area partners converge to highlight economic development opportunities locally and construct a step-by-step plan of action towards [...]

Quality of life furthers economic development in Michigan City

As a leader in furthering the prosperity of Michigan City businesses, the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana often touts the positive quality of life our area brings to employees and their families. Like most cites, Michigan City boasts benefits for employees. But it is our unique location and resources [...]

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