Region takes steps to ensure industry builds on technological skills, workforce needed for success Since the first steel mills opened along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Northwest Indiana has repeatedly proven highly adaptable to meeting the needs of manufacturing. Still this unheralded sector of American productivity continues to be viewed as a dirty, dangerous industry despite […]
Andy Graves was named chairman of the board of Elkhart-based RV maker Thor Industries Inc.
A plan by a subsidiary of a Chinese automaker to produce an all-electric SUV and bring up to 467 jobs to Mishawaka by 2020 has stalled.
Thor Industries, the Elkhart-based maker of recreational vehicles, recently named new senior management appointments.
The RV industry made a $114 billion impact on the nation’s economy in 2018, with nearly one third of that coming to Indiana.
Indiana Wheel Corp. will create up to 117 new jobs with new production facility in Plymouth
Nominations are being accepted for The Indiana Manufacturers Association’s annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards.
Steel Dynamics Inc. recently announced it will purchase a majority of the equity interest of United Steel Supply of Austin, Texas United Steel Supply is a distributor of painted Galvalume flat roll steel used for roofing and siding applications, according to Steel Dynamics. United Steel Supply operates a warehouse in Kingsbury, south of La Porte. […]
Thor Industries Inc. on Feb. 1 announced it had closed on its $2.4 billion purchase of European RV-maker Erwin Hymer Group. The Elkhart-based recreational vehicle maker announced the deal in September. Thor Industries says combining with Erwin Hymer of Germany creates the world’s large RV manufacturer. The acquisition excludes EHG’s North American businesses, and reflects […]
With industry experts forecasting U.S. vehicle sales to reach close to 17 million units in 2019, ArcelorMittal, a major supplier of automotive steel, has reason to be optimistic for the new year. The company said the outlook for the automotive market in North America remains strong in 2019, though it is anticipating some drop in […]