INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Princeton company creating more jobs

2013-01-25T12:16:00Z 2013-01-25T18:32:13Z INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Princeton company creating more jobsGerry Dick Inside Indiana Business nwitimes.com
January 25, 2013 12:16 pm  • 

A Gibson County company that leases space to Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana Inc. is adding workers. Gibson County Warehousing Inc. has secured funding from a tax increment financing district to increase the size of a facility in Princeton and create another 60 jobs.

 

Hoosier Gives up on 'Harbaugh Bowl' Trademark

A Pendleton man has abandoned his attempt to trademark "Harbaugh Bowl." Roy Fox tells our partners at The Herald Bulletin he withdrew his application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after pressure from the National Football League.

 

Hall of Fame Boosts High School Football Programs

Nearly $17,000 will be spread among five South Bend high school football programs following the last days of operation for the College Football Hall of Fame. The hall is donating proceeds from last month's final weekend in South Bend. The venue is moving to Atlanta.

 

Daniels Plans IPFW Visit

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels plans to visit Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne next week. He and IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein will meet with student, faculty and administrator groups before holding an open forum.

 

Bar Association Launches Apprentice Program

The Indianapolis Bar Association has introduced an apprentice program for new lawyers and those looking to begin their own practice. The organization says new attorneys are facing the "same harsh economic realities" as other young professionals, including too few jobs.

 

Celadon Posts Profit Increase

Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. is reporting a fiscal second quarter profit of $7.4 million, compared to $5.5 million for the same period the previous year. Chief Executive Officer Paul Will says cost controls and operating efficiencies positively impacted results.

 

ITT Swings to Loss

Carmel-based ITT Education Services is reporting a fourth quarter loss and drop in enrollment. The for-profit education provider posted a $9.5 million loss, compared to a $76 million profit for the same period a year earlier. New student enrollment dropped 11.4 percent, while total enrollment decreased more than 16 percent.

 

Grant to Fund Gas Turbine Research

IUPUI's Purdue School of Engineering has received a $328,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study new technology to be used with gas turbine engines. The school says the research could lead to better fuel efficiency and less pollution from aircraft and power plants.

 

Sports Corp. Details NCAA Events

Indianapolis is set to host several 2013 NCAA championship events. Indiana Sports Corp. is highlighting this year's schedule, which includes swimming, diving and rowing championships.

 

Purdue Names Climate Change Center Director

Purdue University has named professor Matthew Huber director of its Climate Change Research Center. He is a co-founder of the center and has been at Purdue since 2003.

 

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