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Export Panel Advises Berrien County Businesses on Best Practices for Expansion into International Markets

Published Monday, November 16, 2015

Export Panel Advises Berrien County Businesses on Best Practices for Expansion into International Markets


Cornerstone Alliance Offers “Exporting 201: Expanding Your Business through International Markets” Workshop

Published Friday, October 16, 2015

This event will feature a panel of export experts who will be part of a round-table discussion covering various aspects involved in exporting.


Cornerstone Alliance Names New Chief Executive Officer

Published Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Rob Cleveland of Hartford City, Indiana is the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Cornerstone Alliance, Berrien County’s premiere economic development organization. 


Pero Family Farms Food Company to Add Vegetable Processing Facility in Benton Charter Township

Published Thursday, September 17, 2015

Pero Family Farms received approval this week from the Benton Charter Township Board of Trustees for a 10-year tax abatement on the improvements needed to add a fresh-cut vegetable processing operation to their existing cold storage and distribution facility.


Cornerstone Alliance Names New Business Development Manager

Published Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Shelley Klug brings over 14 years of economic development experience including her most recent role as Business Development Manager for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.


Shepherd Caster Corporation Invests $1.5 million and creates 50 new jobs: Distribution Center Expansion Project

Published Thursday, July 16, 2015
(July 15, 2015-Benton Harbor, MI) Cornerstone Alliance and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced today Shepherd Caster Corporation is adding a new distribution center in St. Joseph Charter Township. As part of the expansion project, Colson Group, Inc. the parent company is investing more than $1.5 million and creating 50 new jobs more»

Whirlpool Corporation Acquires American Dryer

Published Monday, July 6, 2015

Whirlpool Corporation has acquired American Dryer Corporation. 


2015 Wage & Benefits Survey Now Available

Published Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Back by popular demand - The 2015 Wage & Benefits Survey! In 2014 an initial Wage & Benefits Survey, facilitated by Michiana Partnership was distributed to Michiana businesses. This was done in collaboration with economic development organizations in Berrien and Cass Counties in Michigan, and St. Joseph, Marshall, Elkhart, Kosciusko and Fulton more»