A company founded in Elkhart in 1960 is celebrating its 60th year in business. Dexter Axle was established by Leonard Dexter to make parts for the housing and recreational vehicle markets.
Elkhart-based Dexter Axle Company has acquired an Iowa-based manufacturer. Terms of the deal to purchase the company, Silent Drive, were not disclosed.
Elkhart-based Lippert Components Inc. has acquired a designer and manufacturer of sunshade systems for the outdoor recreation industry in North America and Europe. Terms of the deal with Philadelphia-based SureShade were not disclosed.
Elkhart-based Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO) is reporting fiscal full-year net income of $132 million, down from $430 million the previous year.
A trade association representing 400 recreational vehicle makers and parts suppliers is expecting RV wholesale shipments to drop for the remainder of 2019 and into 2020. The RV Industry Association has released its latest quarterly forecast which shows a “modest cyclical decline” of 17 percent from the same period last year.
One of the last facilities in Indiana with the name Bayer, a company deeply rooted in northern Indiana history, will close in November. The Germany-based pharmaceutical and agricultural company sent a WARN letter to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development that it will begin layoffs on November 8 at the customer logistics service center in Mishawaka.
Lighthouse Autism Center has officially opened its new Elkhart location. The center cost $250,000 in renovations and created over 30 jobs in the city.
Elkhart-based RV maker THOR Industries has pledged a “multi-million” dollar gift to the National Forest Foundation.
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