MFG Day 2018 is October 5 in the South Bend Region

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
On Friday, October 5, the fifth annual Manufacturing Day in South Bend will provide more than 600 area high school students with the opportunity to visit local manufacturers, explore education and career opportunities in our community, and see how their classroom learning today is building a foundation for their future success. In addition, several tour more»

South Bend Program Pays Employers for Additional Employee Training

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
If you are a City of South Bend-based company and have employees you would like to promote, but they require additional training with credentials that would warrant a promotion and/or raise, the City of South Bend’s “ON DEMAND” program would like to support your company in this endeavor. If your company and employees meet all the more»

Additive Manufacturing Flourishing in Region

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The South Bend - Elkhart Region, a five-county region representing Marshall, Elkhart and St. Joseph counties in Indiana and Cass and Berrien counties in Michigan has all the pieces to turn powdered metal and a plan into a durable prototype or part. The inaugural Additive Manufacturing Regional Summit on July 26, 2018 demonstrated not only what's possible, more»

Gov. Holcomb Outlines Next Level Connections Program

Published Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced on September 4 his infrastructure agenda plan for 2019, including a new $1 billion investment in infrastructure projects. The Next Level Connections program will expand broadband services in rural Indiana, grow the state’s systems of trails, create more nonstop international flights, and move up the completion of major more»

Summary of Downtown South Bend Development

Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018
A summary of downtown South Bend development includes: // Three Twenty at the Cascade, a first-phase project being developed on the old Wharf site just east of downtown South Bend, across from the St. Joseph River, is a seven-story structure that will include 18 luxury condominiums, a parking garage, and one street-level restaurant fronting the St. Joseph more»

Resources & Connections Offered for Startups

Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Startup South Bend - Elkhart (Startup SBE) serves as a hub for entrepreneurial ecosystem-building resources and connections. Since launching in 2016, the non-profit partnership brings together individuals with passion, interest, and experience around startups and entrepreneurship. While resources are always available on, Startup more»

Regional Rail Line Projects Get Federal Funding

Published Friday, August 24, 2018
The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded over $203 million in grant funding for 28 projects in 15 states to help with the deployment of positive train control (PTC) systems. Two of the projects involve the South Shore line in here in Northern Indiana. The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District was awarded just over $8 million to complete more»

South Bend Launches Digital Center

Published Tuesday, August 21, 2018
As part of a broader effort toward digital inclusion, the City of South Bend, St. Joseph County Public Library (SJCPL), and St. Joe Valley Metronet have partnered to launch a Center for Learning, Information, Connectivity, and Knowledge (CLICK) at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. The sites will be equipped with high-speed Internet, public Wi-Fi, more»