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Williams Systems LLC Brings Stability and Honesty to Truck Drivers in the Midwest


Williams-TransportationTo an outsider, the trucking world is an anomaly of sorts; a bustling hub of activity with odd hours, busy schedules, and miles upon miles of travel. For drivers searching out a better environment, or outsiders looking to learn a little more, it seems that Williams Systems, LLC out of Michigan City has found a way to not only support their drivers, but also manage the daily operations as efficiently as possible.

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City of Hobart Unveils New Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Pumps and Maintenance Garage

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Hobart, known as the “friendly city,” took major strides on Tuesday in being relabeled as the “eco-friendly city.”

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce Partners with Burns Harbor’s Food Truck Square


rot1The Duneland Chamber has partnered with the Town of Burns Harbor to bring our European Market on the Road to their Food Truck Square. The Burns Harbor Food Truck Square is an established event that continues to grow. Their market is held every Wednesday night from May through September. From 5 pm to 8 pm. The market is located at the former site of the Westport Community Club. Off of Rt. 149.

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Robert Colangelo of Green Sense Farms, Innovating Agriculture in Northwest Indiana

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Green Sense Farms is a regional farming business that is innovating the way we think of farming in Northwest Indiana and beyond. Started in Portage, Indiana, they made their first shipment to Whole Foods Midwest distribution center in March of 2014, at a time when it was -20 degrees outside. As you can imagine, this allows them to fill quite a profitable and eco-friendly niche in the agriculture market, as they are able to supply local grocery stores with fresh produce year-round.

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Our Top Business Articles on PortageLife from 2017

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We published hundreds of articles on the PortageLife Business section this past year. Employees doing impressive things, local businesses staying in the Region, and notable achievements were all fair game for sharing. With so many wonderful businesses in Northwest Indiana, it’s no wonder we had so many stories to choose from!

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Exciting Partnership News for Two Great Companies in Northwest Indiana, McShane's and Kramer & Leonard!

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The final weeks of 2017 bring great news and good tidings for the New Year for McShane’s and Kramer & Leonard. They are the two largest Workplace Solutions providers in Northwest Indiana who have announced their merger. This merger is sure to bring a vast assortment of product offerings and IT solutions for every type and size of organization in the Region.

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Grants Manager Jillian Huber of RDA Enjoys Being at the Center of Making Northwest Indiana a Better Place

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The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is known for its commitment to revitalizing and redeveloping the Region in Lake and Porter Counties, but some may not know one of the faces behind that effort. Jillian Huber works as the Grants Manager at the RDA, a position she has held for the past four years, and is an integral part of the RDA's grants aministration program which covers different and varying grants affiliated with the RDA. 

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Holladay Properties & Construction, Building a Reputation for Excellence in the Region

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When it comes to development and construction in Northwest Indiana, there are few companies with a better reputation for excellence and efficiency when getting the job done than Holladay Properties. They have worked with companies and economic development organizations across the Region to change the face of Northwest Indiana for the better.

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The Mop Squad is Ready to Serve with Exceptional Service, Accepting New Clients


mop-squad-carWhether you're searching for a new cleaning service, re-evaluating your options or signing up for the first time, you likely have a list of what you're looking for. Dependability, thoroughness and trustworthiness are all high on the list. Luckily for you, The Mop Squad checks all those boxes and more. Even better news: they're accepting new clients!

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Ozinga Brings Joy This Holiday Season with Animated Light Display Ready Mix Truck

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Ozinga is bringing joy to people throughout the Chicagoland area this holiday season with the Ozinga Merry Mixer, the company’s signature red and white ready mix truck adorned with more than 20,000 programmed LED lights. This display features animated light sequences to your favorite Christmas tunes and is definitely a sight to see.

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Partners of Life: Best of Service Businesses

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The people behind the service industry in Northwest Indiana are working hard every day to make sure their customers have everything they need for any occasion. Whether it be work, life necessities or leisure, they are committed to providing quality service and keeping those customers satisfied along the way. This alone would be sufficient to want to tell the stories of these varied companies that make up the diversity of Indiana business life, but they do much more than this as well. When they aren’t helping seal your deck, fix your WIFI network, install a garage door or redo your bathroom, many of these companies are involved in making the community a better place to live and work by giving back the community and the customers they serve! Take a look at some of the best articles and videos...

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