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Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor 50th anniversary

Global shipping hub celebrates 50 years

Vision for Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor leads to multi-billion-dollar economic powerhouse in its first 50 years. Economic leaders are sure the next half century will provide even greater opportunities as the facility undergoes $20 million in upgrades.

UPS at Gary/Chicago International Airport

Region invests in global reach

Northwest Indiana companies expect growth in overseas business with improved infrastructure and the help of state grants. In 2018, Indiana exported a record $39.3 billion of made-in-America goods to the world, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Tim O’Brien comments on Urschel international prospects

World of possibilities

Northwest Indiana is developing pathways to international business growth but also is feeling effects of global volatility.

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