State's 'Best-Kept Secret' Fueling Wabash Economy
The chief executive officer of the Economic Development Group of Wabash County says continuing expansion by the makers of 5-Hour ENERGY gives the area "instant credibility" with site selectors. Bill Konyha says the region has grown in the last five years by focusing on non-automotive sectors including logistics and food processing. During an interview on Inside INdiana Business Television, Konyha discussed Living Essentials' growth.
Manufacturer Planning New Fort Wayne Headquarters
An automotive component manufacturer intends to build a new North American headquarters in Allen County and add jobs. VOSS Automotive Inc. plans to begin construction on the project by the end of the year and hire up to 30 additional employees.
AIT Laboratories Confirms Change at The Top
Indianapolis-based AIT Laboratories says founder Michael Evans is returning to lead the operation following the resignation of President Ron Thieme. In a statement, the health care testing company says Thieme is leaving to "pursue other challenges."
Study: Split CEO, Chair Roles Only When Necessary
A study from the Indiana University Kelley School of business suggests chief executive officer and board chair positions should only be held by two different people when there is a performance problem. The research, to be published in the Academy of Management Journal, finds no relationship between "CEO duality" and company performance.
NHL to Honor Fort Wayne Sports Legend
The National Hockey League will honor Fort Wayne Komets broadcaster Bob Chase today with the 2012 Lester Patrick Trophy. Chase is currently in his 60th season of broadcasting Komets games.
Program Aims to Aid 'Terrific' Manufacturing Need
The president of Vincennes University says an education-to-work partnership with Toyota is one example of the state's "terrific need" for highly-trained workers. Dick Helton tells Inside INdiana Business at least one other manufacturer has contacted the university about the possibility of a similar program. Read More Helton explains how the initiative with Toyota will work.
Cities Set Budget Votes
City councils in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne are expecting to vote on 2013 budget proposals in the coming days. The City-County Council in Indianapolis is set to consider a spending plan tonight, while Fort Wayne will have a final review tomorrow, before next week's scheduled vote.
Lilly Treatment Meets Cancer Trial Goals
Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. says its cancer therapy ramucirumab met primary goals in a recent study. The company says the treatment improved overall survival of gastric cancer patients.
BrightPoint Re-Ups With T-Mobile
Indianapolis-based BrightPoint Inc. has extended a deal with a mobile communications company. Under the agreement, BrightPoint will continue to provide logistics services to T-Mobile USA.
Job Fair Set For State Fairgrounds
Dozens of employers are slated to attend a job fair Tuesday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. JobNews USA expects businesses from the manufacturing, education and retail sectors to be in attendance.
Press Ganey Names CFO
South Bend-based Press Ganey Associates Inc. has named Eileen Kamerick chief financial officer. She previously served as managing director and CFO at Los Angeles-based Houlihan Lokey.
Fish Fry to Feature NPR Host
A national radio host and Carmel native will be the keynote speaker at next year's Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association Fish Fry. NPR's Steve Inskeep will be featured during the February event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
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