South Shore Project Update

Thursday, April 19, 2018
The South Shore project includes double-tracking 16 miles between Michigan City and Gary, as well as the relocation of the South Shore Station in

Electric Vehicle Production Coming to South Bend Region

Friday, March 30, 2018
On a stage in the heart of Silicon Valley on Wednesday night, a business rolled out a product with major implications for manufacturing in the South

IDEA Week Set for April 20-29

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
IDEA Week 2018, a new innovation festival being held here in the South Bend-Elkhart Region, is set to launch April 20-29. The IDEA Center at the

Success Stories

STUDEBAKER CAMPUS: The former Studebaker plant, part of the Renaissance District, is being redeveloped into 1.3M sf of reborn industrial space to become the Midwest’s largest mixed-use tech campus...Read more

Big Bits: People often ask about what type of things we make at Big Bits. “My answer to that is call us when you find yourself saying, ‘I have no idea how to get this made and no one sells it.’”...Read more

DATA REALTY: The things that are happening in this Ignition Park corridor—the things we are doing with data and analytics—are the same as what is being done in Silicon Valley...Read more 

INOVATEUS SOLAR: While South Bend-based Inovateus Solar is a major player in the solar industry, it’s their entrepreneurial spirit and way of doing business that stand out...Read more


SOUTH BEND'S GEOGRAPHIC ADVANTAGE: “Customers come to us because of the geographic distribution advantages of South Bend. Our region is a very cost-effective distribution area for ground transportation." Mossberg & Co. Read more 

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