Experts say Region in position to become major logistics hub in booming e-commerce sector, but they must also prepare for a broad range of impacts on the future.
A $4 million federal grant will help the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor convert a vacant gravel yard into a multimodal storage facility.
Despite the pandemic, Northwest Indiana business owners and organizations were inspired to innovate during this unprecedented time. New leaders took the helms of companies; new products were launched; and people helped others during a great time of need.
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.
One of the largest shipments being handled by the Port of Indiana will pass through Burns Harbor.
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.
An idea to open a deep-water port in Northwest Indiana five decades ago has become a multi-billion-dollar economic powerhouse.
The first ocean-going vessel arrived April 13 at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, signaling the start of the 2020 international shipping season.
Efforts by the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor to reduce its impact its operations have on the environment landed it the 2019 Sustainability Leadership Award from South Shore Clean Cities.
South Bend-based Holladay Properties recently announced that Fagor Arrasate of Spain, which has customers spread across 70 countries worldwide, signed a lease to occupy 6,735 square feet in the new 52,900 square foot Diversey Building in Portage.