Northern Indiana axle maker celebrates 60 years

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 acquires Iowa company

Elkhart-based Dexter Axle Company has acquired an Iowa-based manufacturer. Terms of the deal to purchase the company, Silent Drive, were not disclosed.

Indiana sunshade maker acquires Philly company

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.

By |2019-10-22T17:09:54-04:004 months ago|Business, Indiana News, Inside INdiana Business, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Indiana sunshade maker acquires Philly company

RV shipments in US decline in 2019

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.

By |2019-09-24T17:58:22-04:005 months ago|Business, Indiana News, Inside INdiana Business, Latest News, News|Comments Off on RV shipments in US decline in 2019

Bayer layoffs in Mishawaka to begin in November, nearly 200 workers affected

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.

By |2019-09-06T14:55:20-04:006 months ago|Business, Indiana News, Inside INdiana Business, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Bayer layoffs in Mishawaka to begin in November, nearly 200 workers affected

Lighthouse Autism Center opens Elkhart location

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.

By |2019-08-30T10:58:34-04:006 months ago|Business, Indiana News, Inside INdiana Business, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Lighthouse Autism Center opens Elkhart location

Indiana RV maker pledges support for national forests

Elkhart-based RV maker THOR Industries has pledged a “multi-million” dollar gift to the National Forest Foundation.

By |2019-08-30T10:01:08-04:006 months ago|Business, Indiana News, Inside INdiana Business, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Indiana RV maker pledges support for national forests

Former Indiana resident charged with providing, conspiring to provide support to ISIS

It is alleged that she aided and abetted two individuals in providing themselves as personnel to ISIS, providing funds and tactical gear to support both people. 

By |2018-08-23T11:05:13-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Indiana News, Latest News, News|0 Comments