• (rendering courtesy High Alpha)

    First Office Tenant Locks in at Bottleworks District

    Indianapolis-based High Alpha will be the anchor office tenant of a high-profile development. The $300 million Bottleworks District, which broke ground three months ago, will also include hotel, residential, theater and retail spaces, as well as a food hall. Wisconsin-based Hendricks Commercial Properties LLC Vice President of Development Isaac Bamgbose says a tenant like the tech-focused venture studio and capital provider will help create more vibrancy and...

  • 'Team Crane' Filling 'Next-Generation' Pipeline

    Naval Support Activity Crane is large in size and boasts a hefty economic impact. In our continuing series on the nearly 100-square-mile southwest central Indiana institution, Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center Director of Engagement Kyle Werner said "Team Crane" contributes some $2 billion annually to the state. Nearly 430 new NSWC Crane employees have been added over the last five years. Crane Army Ammunition Activity Engineer Lauren Shipman joined Warner on an interview ...

  • Construction Manager Chosen For Terre Haute Convention Center

    Plans for the new Terre Haute Convention Center are moving forward. The Vigo County Capital Improvement Board has selected Garmong Construction Services in Terre Haute as the construction manager for the $25 million project, which could open by the summer of 2020. 

  • Columbus Company Expanding to Europe

    Columbus-based LHP Engineering Solutions has announced plans to expand operations to Europe. The engineering services provider and technology integrator says LHP Europe Srl will be headquartered in Italy and will focus on what it calls the quickly-evolving European automotive market.

  • Ed Schweitzer, pictured right, is a Purdue grad who started SEL from his basement in Washington state in the 1980s. (Image courtesy of SEL)

    Groundbreaking Set For Discovery Park Facility

    Officials in West Lafayette will Friday break ground on the 100,000-square-foot Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories facility at Purdue’s Discovery Park. The Washington-based company says the electric power research facility could ultimately employ up to 300 people. 

  • Tech Firm to Open New Fort Wayne HQ

    Fort Wayne-based digital marketing technology firm Aptera Inc. will Friday celebrate the grand opening of its new headquarters. The company has invested more than $2 million to renovate the formerly vacant building in the city’s downtown and plans to add at least 20 jobs as a result of the move. 

  • (Image courtesy of NIPSCO)

    IURC Approves NIPSCO Natural Gas Rate Increase

    The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has approved a settlement agreement regarding Merrillville-based Northern Indiana Public Service Co. LLC's proposed natural gas rate increase. The new rates will be phased in over two years, beginning next month and NIPSCO says the additional revenue will be used to fund infrastructure upgrades.

  • (Image courtesy of Cummins Inc.)

    Cummins Charging Ahead on Electric Tech

    Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) is continuing a push toward more electric and hybrid-powered technology. The manufacturer has announced an agreement with KAMAZ PTC, a Russian industrial and commercial vehicle company, on bus and truck production. Thursday's announcement comes on the heels of Cummins showcasing an array of its electric and hybrid vehicle tech at high profile industry events in Germany. Cummins and KAMAZ have partnered on engine technology through...

  • Thor Hits Record Full-Year Results

    Elkhart-based Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO) is reporting fiscal full-year net income of $430 million, up from $374 million the previous year. The recreational vehicle manufacturer, which earlier this week announced a $2.4 billion acquisition of Germany-based Erwin Hymer Group SE, says the results include record net sales and gross profit.

  • (Image courtesy of Elanco)

    Elanco Begins IPO

    Greenfield-based Elanco Animal Health Inc. (NYSE: ELAN) has begun its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange. The company, which is being spun off from Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY), is looking to raise more than $1.7 billion from the IPO.

  • Tech

    • (rendering courtesy High Alpha)

      First Office Tenant Locks in at Bottleworks District

      Indianapolis-based High Alpha will be the anchor office tenant of a high-profile development. The $300 million Bottleworks District, which broke ground three months ago, will also include hotel, residential, theater and retail spaces, as well as a food hall. Wisconsin-based Hendricks Commercial Properties LLC Vice President of Development Isaac Bamgbose says a tenant like the tech-focused venture studio and capital provider will help create more vibrancy and...

    • Columbus Company Expanding to Europe

      Columbus-based LHP Engineering Solutions has announced plans to expand operations to Europe. The engineering services provider and technology integrator says LHP Europe Srl will be headquartered in Italy and will focus on what it calls the quickly-evolving European automotive market.

    • The company plans to relocate to a vacant building downtown.

      Tech Firm to Open New Fort Wayne HQ

      Fort Wayne-based digital marketing technology firm Aptera Inc. will Friday celebrate the grand opening of its new headquarters. The company has invested more than $2 million to renovate the formerly vacant building in the city’s downtown and plans to add at least 20 jobs as a result of the move. 

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  • Education

    • Gift to Benefit Franklin College Master's Program

      A $150,000 gift from Drs. Leonard and Teresa Bissonnette will help support Franklin College's new Master of Science in Physician Studies program. The gift will help launch the master's program in January 2019.  Leonard Bissonnette, a 1962 alumnus of Franklin, says the school offered him an educational foundation to build a successful career. “Terry and I are very impressed with Dr. Meehan and the Physician Assistant Studies program he is building.  We are honored...

    • Switch Reflects Bethel's Changing 'Composition'

      The decision to change from Bethel College to Bethel University, President Gregg Chenoweth says, is all about the present. "When I mentioned this in chapel, for example, students erupted with applause," he told Inside INdiana Business. "This is not a strategy for us, it's just a reflection of our composition having changed." The Mishawaka-based institution says its make-up now consists of...

    • Boone County EDC Set For Job Fair

      The Boone County Economic Development Corp. will Thursday host a job fair in Lebanon. More than 30 employers from throughout the county will be looking to fill thousands of jobs in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, business services, and healthcare.

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  • Manufacturing & Logistics

    • (Image courtesy of Cummins Inc.)

      Cummins Charging Ahead on Electric Tech

      Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) is continuing a push toward more electric and hybrid-powered technology. The manufacturer has announced an agreement with KAMAZ PTC, a Russian industrial and commercial vehicle company, on bus and truck production. Thursday's announcement comes on the heels of Cummins showcasing an array of its electric and hybrid vehicle tech at high profile industry events in Germany. Cummins and KAMAZ have partnered on engine technology through...

    • Indiana RV Maker to Produce Travel Trailers in Idaho

      Highland Ridge RV of Shipshewana plans to start making their new travel trailers in Twin Falls, Idaho beginning next year. The company will outline their plans to current and prospective dealers before the Elkhart Open House. Plans call for production to start in the company's Idaho facility by early 2019. “We’ve had phenomenal success and feedback since the launch of our conventional travel trailer lineup.  Our western region dealers have been ve...

    • 'Team Crane' Filling 'Next-Generation' Pipeline

      Naval Support Activity Crane is large in size and boasts a hefty economic impact. In our continuing series on the nearly 100-square-mile southwest central Indiana institution, Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center Director of Engagement Kyle Werner said "Team Crane" contributes some $2 billion annually to the state. Nearly 430 new NSWC Crane employees have been added over the last five years. Crane Army Ammunition Activity Engineer Lauren Shipman joined Warner on an interview ...

    More
  • Life Sciences

    • DowDuPont Announces Ag Leadership

      DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) has named the senior leaders for its agriculture division, which will be spun-off as a condition of the massive merger between Dow and DuPont. Corteva Agriscience, which officials say will have a significant presence at the Dow AgroSciences campus on the northwest side of Indianapolis, will be led by current ag division Chief Operating Officer James Collins. The merger of Dow and DuPont closed a year ago. Collins previously served as...

    • (Image courtesy of Elanco)

      Elanco Begins IPO

      Greenfield-based Elanco Animal Health Inc. (NYSE: ELAN) has begun its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange. The company, which is being spun off from Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY), is looking to raise more than $1.7 billion from the IPO.

    • Dubai Trade Official Talks Indiana Opportunities

      An economic development official from the United Arab Emirates is using a trade mission in Indianapolis to showcase economic opportunities in Dubai. Dubai FDI Chief Executive Officer Fahad Al Gergawi said Indianapolis is one of more than a dozen U.S. cities he and his colleagues have toured in the last four years that possess "significant strength in terms of international trade." Al Gergawi estimates some $240 million in exports from Indiana maker their way to the UAE...

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  • Health

    • Gift to Benefit Franklin College Master's Program

      A $150,000 gift from Drs. Leonard and Teresa Bissonnette will help support Franklin College's new Master of Science in Physician Studies program. The gift will help launch the master's program in January 2019.  Leonard Bissonnette, a 1962 alumnus of Franklin, says the school offered him an educational foundation to build a successful career. “Terry and I are very impressed with Dr. Meehan and the Physician Assistant Studies program he is building.  We are honored...

    • Grant Hopes to Address Northwest Indiana Food Deserts

      Legacy Foundation is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to help alleviate food deserts in Gary and East Chicago. The $226,119 grant from the three-year USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program will be used to add food market options for the nearly 75,000 "food insecure" Lake County residents. The Feeding America study, Map the Meal Gap, found 24 food deserts in Lake County, 14 of which are in Gary. “We want to provide pe...

    • (Image courtesy of Elanco)

      Elanco Begins IPO

      Greenfield-based Elanco Animal Health Inc. (NYSE: ELAN) has begun its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange. The company, which is being spun off from Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY), is looking to raise more than $1.7 billion from the IPO.

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  • Ag INnovation

    • DowDuPont Announces Ag Leadership

      DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) has named the senior leaders for its agriculture division, which will be spun-off as a condition of the massive merger between Dow and DuPont. Corteva Agriscience, which officials say will have a significant presence at the Dow AgroSciences campus on the northwest side of Indianapolis, will be led by current ag division Chief Operating Officer James Collins. The merger of Dow and DuPont closed a year ago. Collins previously served as...

    • Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch (seated, left) signed the MOU with Manitoba Minister of Agriculture Ralph Eichler.

      Indiana, Manitoba Sign MOU on Agriculture

      Officials from the departments of agriculture in Indiana and the Canadian province of Manitoba have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in an effort to grow the agriculture sectors of both regions. The agreement was signed during an Indiana delegation's trip to Manitoba, which continues through Wednesday.

    • City Partnering on Produce Stand in Bus Station

      A pilot program designed to bring more fresh and affordable produce to downtown Indianapolis has launched. Food in Transit involves selling fruits and vegetables at the city's primary public transit station, the Julia M. Carson Transit Center, during heavy travel hours. Mayor Joe Hogsett calls the effort "a significant step forward" in addressing food access issues in the city. He added "this work does not stop here. We will continue to..."

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  • Tom Kmiecik

    Krieg DeVault Names COO

    Krieg DeVault LLP has named Tom Kmiecik chief operating officer. He will focus his efforts on overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm's seven offices, spanning four states, as well as identifying growth opportunities for the firm. Kmiecik previously served as chief administrative officer of a regional Louisville-based law firm.

  • Chris Ratay

    Klipsch Marketing & Advisors Hires VP

    Chris Ratay has been named vice president at Klipsch Marketing & Advisors in Indianapolis. He most recently served as general manager at the Le Meridien Indianapolis Hotel. Ratay graduated from Purdue University in 1986 with a bachelor's degree in Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management. He started his career with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, working 13 years in several locations including Lake Tahoe, Miami, Palo Alto and Sacramento.

  • LeAnne Hester

    TRIMEDX Names Chief Marketing Officer

    TRIMEDX, a leader in clinical engineering and clinical asset management services, has named LeAnne Hester chief marketing officer. She previously held leadership positions at Premier Inc., Leidos, Sg2 and Ontario Systems. Hester most recently served as chief commercial officer for PeraHealth, where she had responsibility for marketing, product management, business development and sales.

  • Susan Eisenhauer

    Fort Wayne Hires Director

    The city of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division has hired Susan Eisenhauer as neighborhood code compliance director. She replaces Cindy Joyner, who is now division director of community development. Eisenhauer has a career history in both legal work and the social service field. She earned her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Cincinnati.

  • Josh Daugherty

    Huntington Bank Names VP

    Josh Daugherty has joined Huntington Bank as vice president and private bank client advisor. He most recently served as an advisor for PNC Wealth Management.

  • Ann Cottongim

    Cottongim Joins Taft’s Municipal And Legislative Team

    Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP has added Ann Cottongim as director of municipal and legislative relations. In this role, she will direct the firm's objectives involving local and state government affairs by maintaining and nurturing relationships with municipal, county and state officials. She previously served as served as deputy director and CFO of Aim (Accelerate Indiana Municipalities, formerly known as Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT)).

  • Terry Powers

    BAM Weather Adds Managing Director

    BAM Weather, a locally based private weather forecasting company, has added Terry Powers as its managing director of sports and special events. He has decades of event experience; most recently as vice president at USA Diving and 11 years at the 500 Festival where he was vice president of operations.

  • Christopher Murphy

    1st Source Bank CEO Named Member of Federal CDIAC

    The Federal Reserve Board reappointed Christopher Murphy III, 1st Source Bank chairman and chief executive officer, as a member of the 2019 Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council in Washington D.C. The CDIAC advises the board on the economy, lending conditions and other issues of interest to community depository institutions. Murphy is currently chair of the Chicago CDIAC, serving his second year of a three-year term.

  • Dennis Gale

    M3 Ultimate Solutions Appoints CPO

    Dennis Gale has been appointed chief people officer of M3 Ultimate Solutions. He will develop new business opportunities in HR, OCM and OD while leading strategic partners and independent consultants. Gale brings more than 30 years of experience in a wide selection of industry segments including manufacturing, nuclear power utilities, insurance, retail, Department of Defense and a veteran of U.S. Navy.

  • Carol Sergi

    HCEDC Hires Marketing Director

    The Hamilton County Economic Development Corp. has named Carol Sergi marketing director. This new role will be responsible for developing integrated marketing, web content and promotional strategies to position Hamilton County as “a great place to work, learn, live and invest.” For the past five years, Sergi has been director of marketing for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development.

  • Marie Maher

    Synapse Sitters’ Founder Named Best Buddies Champion

    Indianapolis-based Synapse Sitters’ Founder Marie Maher has been selected as a 2018 Best Buddies Indiana Champion. She is also a finalist for Indiana Champion of the Year. Maher started Synapse Sitters to connect specialized sitters with families that have children on the Autism spectrum and those who have Down syndrome, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder, Cerebral Palsy or other behavioral and emotional needs.

  • Jarrett Baughman

    Faegre Baker Daniels Adds to Corporate Team

    Jarrett Baughman has been named an associate in the corporate group at Faegre Baker Daniels. He practices in the firm’s Indianapolis office. Baughman counsels on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, licensing transactions and financing transactions. Previously, he practiced as a litigator at the Chicago firm of Swanson Martin & Bell, where he represented clients in commercial disputes, settlement proceedings and class action matters.

  • Diane Desierto

    Notre Dame Appoints Associate Professor

    Diane Desierto has been appointed associate professor of human rights law and global affairs at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs. A graduate of Yale Law School, she is a scholar of international human rights law whose expertise includes civil and political rights as well as social, cultural and economic rights.

  • Robert Gifford

    Gifford Joins Milhaus Board

    Milhaus has added Robert Gifford to its board of directors. He has 35 years of experience in the commercial and retail real estate investment business, serving as principal, executive and director at global companies including AEW Capital Management, AIG Global Real Estate Investment and Lehman Brothers Holdings.

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    • First Office Tenant Locks in at Bottleworks District

      Indianapolis-based High Alpha will be the anchor office tenant of a high-profile development. The $300 million Bottleworks District, which broke ground three months ago, will also include hotel, residential, theater and retail spaces, as well as a food hall. Wisconsin-based Hendricks Commercial Properties LLC Vice President of Development Isaac Bamgbose says a tenant like the tech-focused venture studio and capital provider will help create more...

    • Financial Crisis 10 Years Later

      It’s been 10 years since the nation’s financial meltdown…the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Millions of Americans lost their homes, the unemployment rate skyrocketed and Indiana made headlines for both. So where are we today? We get some answers that might surprise you.

    • MonoSol Breaks Ground in Lebanon

      The manufacturer of a water-soluble film used in popular detergent pods just broke ground on its fourth location in Indiana. We talk with some of the major players behind MonoSol’s $72 million Lebanon project.

    • Behind the Gates at Crane Part 2

      Our month-long series behind the gates at Naval Support Activity Crane continues. This week we look at Crane’s economic impact estimated at more than $2B annually.

    • Trendiana: Hispanic Heritage Month

      As Hispanic Heritage Month gets underway, our Trendiana segment focuses on some of the best eats around the state from tamales and tortas to empanadas and enchiladas.

    • Inside KetoLuxe

      A health scare forced the owners of a Columbus gourmet marshmallow company to rethink their brand, while they transformed their lives. In the Business of Health, meet the women behind KetoLuxe…a new line of sugar-free, low-carb and gluten-free treats, spices and foods.

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    • Culture Matters: Milhaus

      With another installment of our monthly Culture Matters segment we spotlight the reasons for the rapid growth of Milhaus, the development company headquartered in downtown Indianapolis. We also take a look at some of their completed projects, and how their workplace culture translates to their projects and their customers.  

    • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Holcomb Signs SaaS Industry Bill

      Governor Eric Holcomb says a tax exemption for Sales as a Service is something that was brought up "again and again" in meeting with Hoosier tech executives. Indiana is one of four states to have approved this type of law. The ceremonial signing took place Friday morning at the headquarters of Indianapolis-based SaaS company, DemandJump.

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    • How Technology And Innovation Can Transform The Classroom

      As we continue to embark through the Information Age, it's crucial for educators to implement new strategies that will meet the needs of both students and industries. Thanks to recent technology and innovative solutions, students are gaining more and more access to education outside the classroom, thereby expanding their learning and career opportunities in a variety of ways.

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    • (rendering courtesy High Alpha)

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      Indianapolis-based High Alpha will be the anchor office tenant of a high-profile development. The $300 million Bottleworks District, which broke ground three months ago, will also include hotel, residential, theater and retail spaces, as well as a food hall. Wisconsin-based Hendricks Commercial Properties LLC Vice President of Development Isaac Bamgbose says a tenant like the tech-focused venture studio and capital provider will help create more vibrancy and...

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