IPL parent confirms Indy investment
The parent company of Indianapolis Power & Light Co. confirms it will locate its U.S. business unit in Indianapolis. AES Corp. says plans call for the addition 100 high-paying jobs in the city as part of a $1.2 million investment. The Indianapolis utility today also named a new president.
Hostess looks to hire more than 100
Hostess Brands LLC, is requesting tax abatement on a $10 million plan to re-open an Indianapolis bakery. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Development Commission is scheduled to hold a preliminary vote next week on the effort the company says would create at least 145 jobs over the next two years.
Steel company plans DeKalb County expansion
An Ohio-based steel company wants to expand in northeast Indiana. Heidtman Steel plans to add 17 jobs in Butler as part of a $7.5 million investment.
Cricket championships coming to Indy
Indianapolis has been selected for a three-year run as the site of the U.S. National Men's Cricket Championships. The events will start in 2014 at Indianapolis World Sports Park. It is part of an effort by the United States of America Cricket Association to grow the sport throughout the country.
Goshen company powers up with solar panels
A Goshen-based company is planning to use solar energy to feed electricity directly into the Northern Indiana Public Service Co. grid. Hertzler Systems Inc. says it is in the final stages of installing nearly 50 solar panels at the Goshen operation.
Ethics board approves Cline's move to Purdue
The Indiana State Ethics Commission has approved the move of Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Michael Cline to Purdue University. He will become vice president for physical facilities next month, pending approval of the university's board of trustees.
Notre Dame honored for digital media
The University of Notre Dame has been named the winner of the inaugural Technology Leadership Award from the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and the Sports Video Group. The award honors the university's digital media and video production efforts over the past two years, including a state-of-the-art broadcast facility.
Junior volleyball players converge on Fort Wayne
Visit Fort Wayne says a sporting event this weekend is expected to pump $200,000 into the city's economy. Fort Wayne will host the Junior Volleyball Association 2013 Power League Championship. An estimated 2,000 players are expected to take part.
Association honors Smithville
The Indiana Telecommunications Association has named Elletsville-based Smithville its company of the year. The telecommunications provider was honored for several achievements including an expansion into Evansville and completing a $90 million high-speed fiber-optic project.
Museum to showcase modern design
The Indianapolis Museum of Art says it will open new contemporary design galleries in November. Officials say they will focus on furniture, ceramics and other items designed after 1980.
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