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city (1990 pop. 43,627), Elkhart co., N Ind., at the confluence of the Elkhart and St. Joseph rivers; settled 1824, inc. 1877. The city's status as a chief producer of band instruments began in 1875. Other major products include pharmaceuticals (the industry dates from 1884), machinery, electrical equipment, motor homes, and trailers. Agriculture and livestock are also prevalent.
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Now the highly paid specialist who conveys the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Limited from Chicago to Elkhart is something of an autocrat, and he does not approve of being told how to back up to a car.
Local leaders have long urged construction of a new campus to replace the current cramped facility at Elkhart Industrial Park.
Geographic Area Served: Elkhart and the surrounding communities
announced Wednesday it was shutting down an Elkhart, Ind., plant that produces luxury bus conversions under the Royale Coach name.
The new CTEC panels from Owens Coming Fabwel, Elkhart, Ind., weigh 20% less than standard panels of plywood covered with fiberglass composite.
A plan to retain a Ten Commandments monument in Elkhart, Ind., by surrounding it with historical documents has been rejected by a federal court.
About 19 people had been evacuated from homes in Elkhart, where emergency crews used boats and an armored vehicle to respond, Mayor Tim Neese said.
As of 2017, the company will phase out production at its Elkhart plant by mid-2018 and transition the existing location into a Research and Development Center supporting its global operations and some actions are also being taken at other locations to simplify operations.
7 October 2015 - US-based boat maker Bennington Marine has closed its acquisition of the brands and certain assets and liabilities of fellow Elkhart, Indiana boat-builder Nautic Global Group, the company said.
The bus selected, as part of the purchasing cooperative, is the Elkhart Coach, a highly configurable commercial and transit bus, seating up to 25 passengers or up to 16 passengers and two wheel chairs.
Despite its spectacular recovery, the Elkhart MSA's RGDP remained more than a half-billion dollars below the 2007 pre-recession level, while the South Bend-Mishawaka MSA's RGDP was more than $150 million above its 2007 level.