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  • Telamon Growing Footprint Abroad

    One of the largest private-held companies in Indiana is growing its footprint abroad. Telamon Corp is opening a new manufacturing in Macedonia. CEO Stanley Chen talks about expanding to Europe, updating its Carmel HQ and a wireless acquisition.

  • Purdue Breaks Giving, Research Records

    The cash register is humming at Purdue University after setting records for giving and research funding. Leadership discuss what’s behind the big numbers.

  • FirstLight Addressing Growing 'Aging in Place' Trend

    Indiana’s elderly population is expected to jump from nearly 15 percent to more than 20 percent by 2035. FirstLight Home Care explains the challenges as the trend of “aging in place” grows. 

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