Inside INdiana Business

2013-08-13T12:46:00Z 2013-08-13T13:19:06Z Inside INdiana BusinessGerry Dick Times Columnist nwitimes.com
August 13, 2013 12:46 pm  • 

Digonex inks retail deal

An Indianapolis dynamic pricing company says a new deal is part of an increased focus on the retail sector. Digonex, which works with sports organizations to price tickets depending on inventory, weather and opponent, is now implementing its dynamic pricing system for Indianapolis-based LIDS Sports Group's online marketplace. Digonex COO Jeremy Eglen says prices will be based on factors including market conditions and the performance of the player or team represented on the merchandise.

 

Manufacturer expects production by year's end

A Texas-based pipeline manufacturer believes an increase in use of North American tar sands provides an opportunity to expand in northern Indiana. Tejas Tubular Products Inc. CEO Max Tejas says the company is hoping to receive final county approval next month on a major expansion that could create 150 jobs in New Carlisle over the next two years.

 

Muncie leaders planning trip to China

A delegation of Delaware County executives is set to travel to China next month for a trade mission. The 10-day trip will include a trade show and an update from cooking oil producer Godeagle, which signed a memorandum of understanding with the state last year to set up a processing facility in Muncie.

 

Event to toast canned beer

Indianapolis-based Sun King Brewing Co. has announced what it's calling the first canned craft beer festival in the Midwest. Organizers expect the September event to draw 30 breweries, including more than a dozen from out-of-state.

 

State, teachers union reach settlement

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson says the Indiana State Teachers Association and National Education Association have agreed to a $14 million settlement over fraud allegations. Lawson's office says the organizations sold health plans to 27 school corporations and misrepresented how the funds were being used.

 

Indianapolis Indians extend deal with Pirates

The Indianapolis Indians have extended their player development agreement with the Pittsburgh Pirates through the 2016 season. The organization has been affiliated with the Pirates since 2005.

 

'Demo Day' to feature early stage startup pitches

An event later this month in Jeffersonville will showcase pitches from several early-stage startups. Velocity Indiana's Demo Day will feature southern Indiana companies from its business accelerator program, including a crowd-funding platform for Greek organizations and a new photo sharing app.

 

Former presidential adviser to speak at Krannert

A former adviser to four U.S. presidents will speak at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management's annual Leadership Speakers Series. David Gergen, who is now a senior political analyst at CNN, will deliver the keynote address at the September event.

 

Lilly lung cancer treatment clears hurdle

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. says a study indicates a potential lung cancer treatment is showing positive results for patients with a hard-to-treat form of the disease. It was combined with a pair of other treatments and met the primary endpoint of a recent Phase III study.

 

Indiana Tech names marketing VP

Indiana Tech has appointed Brian Engelhart vice president of marketing. He most recently served as director of client services at Britton Marketing & Design Group in Fort Wayne.

 

IWL announces conference details

Integrating Woman Leaders Inc. has unveiled the speaker lineup for its major conference next month in Indianapolis. Organizers expect hundreds of attendees for the annual event featuring sessions on communications skills, work-life balance and networking.

 

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