Ports of Indiana Mount Vernon, a major transportation network for Indiana’s Great Southwest

The Ports of Indiana – Mount Vernon located in the southwest region of the state, is the sixth busiest inland port in the U.S. Record-breaking demands for coal and agriculture products propelled the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon into historic territory with more barge shipments in the first six months of 2018 than any port in […]

Fur, Feathers and Fun at the Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

The Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden located in Evansville, IN is situated on 45-scenic acres and is home to hundreds of animals from around the globe. While visiting, you will navigate the Zoo’s geographically grouped and themed regions including South America, North America, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Throughout the Zoo, thousands of exotic and […]

ERI, a Global Player in Today’s Broadcasting Solutions

Located in Chandler, Indiana, Electronics Research, Inc. (ERI) is a company focused on serving the needs of radio and television broadcasters with antennas, transmission line, RF components, and structural products. ERI’s antennas are atop buildings across the country as well as located throughout the world in Asia, South America, Europe and Africa. The company is […]

AstraZeneca: Healing the global from Indiana’s Great Southwest

Since August of 2015, AstraZeneca has operated its largest U.S. facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana part of Indiana’s Great Southwest. The biopharmaceutical company manufactures products used in treating diabetes and cancer throughout the U.S. and worldwide.

A new “Y” set for Indiana’s Great Southwest

With wellness at the forefront of a healthier and happier workforce, what could be a better investment than a new YMCA in downtown Evansville. Construction has officially started on a new $18 million facility across the street from the current YMCA, which will help expand services and programs for more than 10,000 incredibly diverse members. […]

Plastics – Good for The Graduate, Great for Southwest Indiana

One of the classic lines from the movie The Graduate is not even a line, it is just one word…. plastics.  Evansville and Southwest Indiana have thoroughly embraced that concept, developing an ever-growing business sector recognized throughout the world as having a level of unmatched industry competency.   Berry Global has grown from an idea in 1967 […]

The Real Southwest Indiana – Health and Life Sciences Sector

The Real Southwest Indiana is a video blog for Indiana’s Great Southwest promoting the stories and successes of the region from a broader point of view. The first episode features the thriving Health and Life Sciences Sector in the region.