Saturday, September 20, 2014

 ATC Trailers welder Devon Yoder welds a frame of a trailer at the Nappanee factory Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. The factory uses a lean manufacturing process and employees are encouraged to discover more efficient work flows.

An advocate says the traditional manufacturing model of treating a worker only as a set of hands must change.

Posted at 2:13 a.m.
 The five Jayco Inc. product developers are John Fisher, Ben Johnson, Chris Barth, Amy Duthie and Mike Aplin.

The latest hirings, promotions and professional achievements of professionals around the area.

Posted on Sept. 19, 2014 at 9:08 p.m.
 Greg Merkel of Leo's Vacation Center in Baltimore checks out a Tuscany unit as he visits the annual RV Open House at the RV/MH Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Merkel and his wife Jacki traveled to Elkhart for the week long show.

The increasingly popular Elkhart RV Open House Week that started Tuesday helps Elkhart County companies drum up more business.

Posted on Sept. 17, 2014 at 6:29 p.m.
 CWRV Transport driver James Trace backs a towable RV unit into a parking space after picking it up from Heartland RV on the north side of Elkhart on April 15, 2014. The company has announced plans for an $8 million expansion that will create 85 new jobs.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 5:42 p.m.

The company has doubled its sales from five years ago.

 Don Emahiser, president of Skyline Corp's RV Group, stands before one of the company's new travel trailer brands, the Trident, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 as his staff sets up its display for this week's RV Open House Week outside the RV/MH Hall of Fame.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 3:57 p.m.

Skyline Corp. looks to boost its sagging fortunes at the RV Open House Week

 The brown marmorated stink bug is seen on an apple, a fruit that it likes to eat. (Purdue Agricultural Communication Photo/John Obermeyer)
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 6:19 a.m.

A few simple tricks will keep your home pest free this season. 

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, Republican.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 1:58 p.m.

In a presentation in Lafayette, she said a ’robust pipeline of skilled workers’ is needed to maintain a strong economy.

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