Inside INdiana Business

2013-10-26T00:00:00Z Inside INdiana BusinessGerry Dick Times Columnist nwitimes.com
October 26, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Smithville touts dedication to 'big data'

The executive vice president of Ellettsville-based Smithville says a recent announcement marks the company's "reboot." Cullen McCarty says the company is moving away from traditional telecommunications services to become "synonymous with 'big data.'" Last month, Smithville announced it was laying off nearly four dozen employees as part of its effort to focus more on fiber-optics technology.

 

Biotech company adding jobs in Lafayette

A Maryland-based life sciences company is expanding its Lafayette facility. ACell Inc. plans to add 50 jobs as part of the project. The company specializes in medicine to repair and remodel damaged tissue.

 

Catamaran opens in River Ridge

A pharmacy benefit management company has opened an operation in the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville. Earlier this year, officials announced the plans by Catamaran Corp. to create more than 200 jobs at the facility by 2015.

 

Indiana companies earn 'Inc.' honors

Six Indiana companies have been highlighted as some of the top job creators in the private sector. They are ranked in the second annual Inc. Hire Power Awards. The honors are for private employers that generated the most jobs over the past year and a half.

 

Museum tradition marks major milestone

An Indiana family Halloween tradition turns 50 this month. When it was launched in 1964, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis Haunted House was viewed as an unconventional way to raise money and connect with the community. Today, it is billed as the nation's oldest haunted house and serves as the museum's biggest fundraiser.

 

Tech company branches out to Bloomington

California-based WSO2 has opened an office in Bloomington. The city's economic development corporation tells Inside INdiana Business the software company plans to hire a small number of local workers by the end of the year and move some employees from Sri Lanka to the Monroe County operation.

 

Lakeland Financial touts record earnings

The parent company of Warsaw-based Lake City Bank is reporting record net income of $9.8 million for the third quarter of 2013, compared to $9.3 million during the same quarter last year. Lakeland Financial Corp. says its $28.3 million profit so far this year is a record performance over a nine-month period.

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