• Construction on the center is expected to be complete in the spring of 2018.

    BorgWarner Center New Chapter in Noblesville

    An executive with Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) says employees will be able to "just feel the innovation, the collaboration, the creativity" of its new technical center in Noblesville. Vice President of Product and Manufacturing Strategy Tania Wingfield was on-hand today as the company broke ground on the $28 million facility. She says the location, which will consolidate the company's existing centers in Anderson and Pendleton, will allow for...

  • Sherilyn Emberton came to Huntington University in 2013.

    Huntington Ag Focus Growing

    The president of Huntington University says the needs of the work force are driving the school's continued focus on agriculture. Sherilyn Emberton says HU's two-year-old ag program taps into a field that has meaning to the region and will "at the end of the day, produce jobs." Agriculture is a $37 billion industry in the state, and in an interview with Inside INdiana Business Television, Emberton said the concept of venturing into ag began when she started asking...

  • Mayor Joe Hogsett met with the Obi of Onitsha and other representatives from the Nigerian city.

    Indy Announces New Sister City

    The city of Indianapolis has established its first Sister City relationship with an African country. The city's Office of International and Latino Affairs has developed the relationship with Onitsha, Nigeria, marking the ninth Sister City for Indy. 

  • Christy Gillenwater has served as president and CEO of the chamber since 2013.

    Gillenwater Named 'Executive of the Year'

    The Indiana Chamber Executives Association has named Christy Gillenwater the 2017 Executive of the Year. Gillenwater is the president and chief executive officer of the Southwest Indiana Chamber and received the honor at the association's annual conference in South Bend. 

  • (photo courtesy Vincennes University)

    VU Names Dean of Jasper Campus

    Vincennes University has named Christian Blome assistant vice president and dean of the university's Jasper campus. Blome, who currently serves as executive director of Kentucky campuses at McKendree University, will begin his new role July 5. 

  • Determine Aims to Raise Millions With Stock Offering

    A central Indiana tech company is looking to raise nearly $4.9 million with a common stock offering. Carmel-based Determine Inc. (Nasdaq: DTRM), which relocated from the Silicon Valley one year ago, says it plans to use proceeds from the sale for marketing, capital and corporate purposes. It has signed an agreement to offer close to 2.2 million shares of stock for $2.50 each.

  • (Image of the 2017 Golden Hoosier Award winners courtesy of the state of Indiana)

    'Golden Hoosiers' Honored at Statehouse

    The state has announced recipients of an annual award for Indiana seniors' commitment to community service. This year's class of Golden Hoosier Award winners include 22 honorees who are 65 or older and have volunteered for at least the last three years. The award was launched in 2008 and is considered one of the highest honors from the state to senior citizens.

  • (Image courtesy of IWU)

    IWU Boosts Military Focus

    Indiana Wesleyan University is upping its efforts to recruit current members of the armed forces and veterans. The school, which has a presence in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and online, has created an new position for the task. KC Haight will serve as director of military and veteran recruitment and will work from IWU's Louisville Education Center. Haight retired after 23 years as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force.

  • (file photo)

    Varied Weather Causes Uneven Start For Farmers

    A corn specialist with Purdue Extension says the growing season in Indiana has gotten off to a very uneven start. Bob Nielsen says heavy rains in April and May left standing water and delayed planting in many parts of the state, while other areas have experienced unusually hot and dry conditions.

  • Roche HIV Testing Technique Lands FDA Approval

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a Premarket Approval Application for a new HIV testing technique developed by Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis. The company says the technique could increase the likelihood of early detection of HIV infection. 

  • Tech

    • Determine Aims to Raise Millions With Stock Offering

      A central Indiana tech company is looking to raise nearly $4.9 million with a common stock offering. Carmel-based Determine Inc. (Nasdaq: DTRM), which relocated from the Silicon Valley one year ago, says it plans to use proceeds from the sale for marketing, capital and corporate purposes. It has signed an agreement to offer close to 2.2 million shares of stock for $2.50 each.

    • BorgWarner Center New Chapter in Noblesville

      An executive with Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) says employees will be able to "just feel the innovation, the collaboration, the creativity" of its new technical center in Noblesville. Vice President of Product and Manufacturing Strategy Tania Wingfield was on-hand today as the company broke ground on the $28 million facility. She says the location, which will consolidate the company's existing centers in Anderson and Pendleton, will allow for...

    • Ag Innovation Takes Spotlight

      A high-tech, agriculture-focused event that kicks off Friday in Rockville underscores innovation as well as an asset lacking in many rural communities: high-speed internet service. The agBOT challenge pits teams of university students and entrepreneurs against each other in unmanned robotics competitions at Gerrish Farms in Parke County. In an interview in our Life Sciences INdiana e-newsletter, owner and Manager Steve Gerrish said the challenge brings together...

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  • Education

    • VU Names Dean of Jasper Campus

      Vincennes University has named Christian Blome assistant vice president and dean of the university's Jasper campus. Blome, who currently serves as executive director of Kentucky campuses at McKendree University, will begin his new role July 5. 

    • IWU Boosts Military Focus

      Indiana Wesleyan University is upping its efforts to recruit current members of the armed forces and veterans. The school, which has a presence in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and online, has created an new position for the task. KC Haight will serve as director of military and veteran recruitment and will work from IWU's Louisville Education Center. Haight retired after 23 years as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force.

    • Huntington Ag Focus Growing

      The president of Huntington University says the needs of the work force are driving the school's continued focus on agriculture. Sherilyn Emberton says HU's two-year-old ag program taps into a field that has meaning to the region and will "at the end of the day, produce jobs." Agriculture is a $37 billion industry in the state, and in an interview with Inside INdiana Business Television, Emberton said the concept of venturing into ag began when she started asking...

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  • Manufacturing & Logistics

    • BorgWarner Center New Chapter in Noblesville

      An executive with Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) says employees will be able to "just feel the innovation, the collaboration, the creativity" of its new technical center in Noblesville. Vice President of Product and Manufacturing Strategy Tania Wingfield was on-hand today as the company broke ground on the $28 million facility. She says the location, which will consolidate the company's existing centers in Anderson and Pendleton, will allow for...

    • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Woman-Owned Device Company on a Roll

      Jeffersonville-based Inscope Medical Chief Executive Officer Maggie Galloway took top prize at the recent Winner's Circle competition at inX3 in Indianapolis. The startup develops controllable suction technology designed for breathing tube procedures. Galloway says the first device will be fully-launched in September with the goal of "getting this device in every hospital around the world."

    • Connecting Students to Manufacturing, Logistics Experience

      The two-day kick-off of a statewide program that exposes high school students to careers in advanced manufacturing and logistics continues Friday at several Hoosier companies. The Conexus Indiana Interns initiative involves paid, six week summer internships. Participating companies include Rolls-Royce, Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) and Merchandise Warehousing Co. Conexus Indiana says 280 students are enrolled in this year's session.

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  • Life Sciences

    • Roche HIV Testing Technique Lands FDA Approval

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a Premarket Approval Application for a new HIV testing technique developed by Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis. The company says the technique could increase the likelihood of early detection of HIV infection. 

    • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Woman-Owned Device Company on a Roll

      Jeffersonville-based Inscope Medical Chief Executive Officer Maggie Galloway took top prize at the recent Winner's Circle competition at inX3 in Indianapolis. The startup develops controllable suction technology designed for breathing tube procedures. Galloway says the first device will be fully-launched in September with the goal of "getting this device in every hospital around the world."

    • Lilly Completes San Diego Expansion

      Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) has completed the $90 million expansion of its Biotechnology Center in San Diego. The pharmaceutical giant says the new space will help foster and accelerate the discover of medicines in immunology, diabetes, oncology and neurodegeneration.

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  • Health

    • Roche HIV Testing Technique Lands FDA Approval

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a Premarket Approval Application for a new HIV testing technique developed by Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis. The company says the technique could increase the likelihood of early detection of HIV infection. 

    • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Woman-Owned Device Company on a Roll

      Jeffersonville-based Inscope Medical Chief Executive Officer Maggie Galloway took top prize at the recent Winner's Circle competition at inX3 in Indianapolis. The startup develops controllable suction technology designed for breathing tube procedures. Galloway says the first device will be fully-launched in September with the goal of "getting this device in every hospital around the world."

    • Insurers Anthem, MDwise Leaving Indiana Exchange

      The Indiana health insurance marketplace will have two fewer providers next year. Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) and MDwise Marketplace, also in Indianapolis, announced they will not be offering individual plans in Indiana through the federally-subsidized Affordable Care Act exchanges next year. In statements, both cited instability in the individual market.

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  • Ag INnovation

    • Huntington Ag Focus Growing

      The president of Huntington University says the needs of the work force are driving the school's continued focus on agriculture. Sherilyn Emberton says HU's two-year-old ag program taps into a field that has meaning to the region and will "at the end of the day, produce jobs." Agriculture is a $37 billion industry in the state, and in an interview with Inside INdiana Business Television, Emberton said the concept of venturing into ag began when she started asking...

    • Varied Weather Causes Uneven Start For Farmers

      A corn specialist with Purdue Extension says the growing season in Indiana has gotten off to a very uneven start. Bob Nielsen says heavy rains in April and May left standing water and delayed planting in many parts of the state, while other areas have experienced unusually hot and dry conditions.

    • Ag Innovation Takes Spotlight

      A high-tech, agriculture-focused event that kicks off Friday in Rockville underscores innovation as well as an asset lacking in many rural communities: high-speed internet service. The agBOT challenge pits teams of university students and entrepreneurs against each other in unmanned robotics competitions at Gerrish Farms in Parke County. In an interview in our Life Sciences INdiana e-newsletter, owner and Manager Steve Gerrish said the challenge brings together...

    More
  • Gillenwater Named 'Executive of the Year'

    The Indiana Chamber Executives Association has named Christy Gillenwater the 2017 Executive of the Year. She is president and chief executive officer of the Southwest Indiana Chamber and received the honor at the association's annual conference in South Bend. Gillenwater has served as president and CEO of the chamber since 2013.

  • IPFW Names Community Research Institute Director

    IPFW has named Rachel Blakeman director of the Community Research Institute. She is a licensed attorney and most recently served as a project manager for the city of Fort Wayne. Blakeman will begin her new role July 10.

  • IWU Hires Director of Military & Veteran Recruitment

    Indiana Wesleyan University has hired Kenneth "KC" Haight as director of military and veteran recruitment. He will work out of IWU's Louisville Education Center. In this newly-created position, Haight will be responsible for recruiting active-duty service members and veterans for the adult enrollment program at IWU's National and Global Campus.

  • Eskenazi Health Names Vice President

    Eskenazi Health has promoted Julie Conrad to chief counsel and vice president of legal affairs. She previously served as associate chief counsel. Conrad also previously worked for Ice Miller and Johnson Smith, as well as other private law practices. 

  • IUPUI Selects Vice Chancellor

    IUPUI has promoted Etta Ward to vice-chancellor for research development. She most recently served as executive director of research development in the school's office of the vice chancellor for research.

  • Indiana Nonprofit Hires Director of Advancement

    Indiana Connected By 25 has hired Scott Monnett as director of advancement. He has more than 15 years of experience in fundraising, community relations, annual giving, partnership engagement and organization development. Monnett previously worked in the family and youth service recreation and enrichment industry through Parks and Recreation, YMCA and Boys & Girls Clubs in Lafayette, Zionsville, Bloomington, Fort Wayne and Gainesville, Florida.

  • Westfield Washington Schools Makes Administrative Changes

    Westfield Washington Schools has announced a series of administrative changes. Nick Verhoff, director of business & operations, has announced his retirement. Joe Montalone (pictured), principal of Maple Glen Elementary in Westfield, has been named director of operations for the district. Carrie Alday (pictured) has been named director of elementary curriculum, instruction and talent development for Westfield Washington Schools.

  • McGowan Insurance Group Adds to Team

    Indianapolis-based McGowan Insurance Group has added Ben Marschand as commercial account executive. The Earlham College graduate spent the last three years as a marketing representative with Federated Insurance Co.
  • Thomas P. Miller & Associates Announces Appointments

    Thomas P. Miller and Associates has appointed Spenser Rohler (pictured) a project consultant for economic development. Ashlee Fujawa has been named marketing manager. Brittany Sherrill and Alexia Maggos have been named project assistants in the firm's Workforce practice area.

  • Trine Names Assistant VP & Dean of Admission

    Heather Kim has joined the admission team on Trine University’s main campus as assistant vice president and dean of admission. She most recently served as assistant vice president at Trine University’s Peoria, Arizona, campus. Kim has worked in admission, student services and marketing positions for DePauw University; Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona; Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona and Arizona Christian University in Phoenix.

  • IU Health Names Hospital President

    Indiana University Health has named Dr. Susan Moffatt-Bruce president of IU Health Methodist and University hospitals effective September 1. She is currently a professor of surgery and biomedical informatics and the chief quality, patient safety and experience officer at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

  • Covideo Adds to Team

    Video email tech company, Covideo, has named Margaret Henney business development manager. She previously worked for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

  • Indy Pride Appoints First Executive Director

    Indy Pride Inc. has appointed Christopher Warren Handberg its first executive director. He comes from a long history of volunteer-based leadership with nine years outreach experience at the Julian Center and three years as director of programs and research at the Domestic Violence Network.

  • MIBOR Adds Marketing Specialist

    The MIBOR REALTOR Association has named Brent Lyle marketing and communications specialist. He previously served as marketing and business development manager for RLR Associates Inc.

  • Top Videos

    • BorgWarner Breaks Ground In Noblesville

      Michigan-based BorgWarner broke ground today on a $28 million technical center in Noblesville. The 100,000 square-foot facility will consolidate the company’s existing centers in Anderson and Pendleton into one location.

    • IIB Exclusive: 1-on-1 With inX3 Pitch Competition Winner Maggie Galloway

      Inside INdiana Business gooes one-on-one wiith inX3 Pitch Competition winner Maggie Galloway, Chief Executive Officer of Jeffersonville-based Inscope Medical Solutions.

    • Consul-General: Indiana-Japan Ties Getting Stronger

      The new Consul-General of Japan in Chicago says Indiana's strong incentive offerings and cooperation from its key economic leaders are key to continued strong relations between the state and the Asian nation. Naoki Ito, who represents Indiana and nine other Midwestern states, says there are currently about 280 Japanese companies operating in Indiana, supporting around 58,000 jobs. 

    • Port Partnership Could Double Bulk Business

      In a move that Ports of Indiana Chief Executive Officer Rich Cooper says can be a "game-changer," California-based Metro Ports will next month become the new bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Cooper predicts the agreement with the 165-year-old company, which was approved Tuesday, could double bulk cargo business at the port within the next five years. The operation will be Metro Ports' first outside of the East, West and Gulf coasts.

    • Eleven Fifty Academy, Women & Hi Tech Form Partnership

      Fishers-based Eleven Fifty Academy is partnering with Women & Hi Tech to help mentor women interested in pursuing technology-related careers. Members of the non-profit organization will meet each week with women currently enrolled in the Academy’s software development course.

    • inX3 Debuts in Indy

      Indiana's thriving startup community was in the spotlight this week with a unique chance to shine. A four-day event called inX3 brought together entrepreneurs, scale up companies, investors and 60 different venture capital firms all under one roof at the Union 525.

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  • Most Popular Videos

    • BorgWarner Breaks Ground In Noblesville

      Michigan-based BorgWarner broke ground today on a $28 million technical center in Noblesville. The 100,000 square-foot facility will consolidate the company’s existing centers in Anderson and Pendleton into one location.

    • BorgWarner's New Tech Center

      BorgWarner is consolidating two tech centers in Anderson and Pendleton into one new facility in Hamilton County. A company exec discusses the $28 million investment and the benefits of combining R&D, testing, engineering and design under one roof.

  • Perspectives

    • Don't Drop Your Guard

      Why do you lock your home every time you leave it? Most likely, you do it to keep thieves out. Since you haven't experienced any thefts, why continue to lock up? Okay, you're probably shaking your head and thinking that I must not be all that bright. You keep locking your door because you don't want to create an opening for the thieves. Then help me understand what I've seen many companies do over the years...

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    • Bloomington Chamber Names '10 Under 40' Winners

      The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2017 “10 Under 40 Awards.” The honors are given to professionals under the age of 40 based on their professional achievement, leadership and civic involvement efforts. 

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      Michigan-based BorgWarner will break ground today on a $28 million technical center in Noblesville. The 100,000 square-foot facility will consolidate the company’s existing centers in Anderson and Pendleton into one location. 

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