Bella IMC Wins Cabinet Maker’s Association 2017 Wood Diamond Award for Lean Production

2017-07-27

Bella IMC Wins Cabinet Maker’s Association 2017 Wood Diamond Award for Lean Production Indiana Cabinet Maker, Chad Shelton owner of Bella IMC, wins CMA Wood Diamond Award for Lean Production: Lockdowel glue-less, snap-together solution is key to his successful business innovation Fort Wayne, IN, July 27, 2017– Bella Innovative Modern Cabinetry (IMC) has won the 2017 Cabinet Maker’s Association Wood Diamond Award in the Lean Production Practices category. All of their cabinets use the Lockdowel solution for ease of assembling cabinets, and to facilitate shipping and the speed of reordering and repair. With the Lockdowel inter-locking method the need for glue and extra hardware is eliminated. “Bella IMC is a new way of thinking about buying cabinets,” Chad Shelton, Bella IMC President says. “Using the Lockdowel assembly method allows customers to assemble cabinets 80% faster than traditional ready-to-assemble...

Global Shape Memory Alloys Market Key Players 2017: Ultimate NiTi Technologies, Nippon Seisen, Fort Wayne Metals and Furukawa Electric

2017-07-21

Pune, India — 07/21/2017 — The purpose of “Global Shape Memory Alloys Market” report is to provide the newest industry data and Shape Memory Alloys industry future trends, allowing consumers to identify the Shape Memory Alloys market Application, Type, Manufacturers and Regions, Shape Memory Alloys market Forecast up to 2022. Scope of Global Shape Memory Alloys Market Report: 2017 “Global Shape Memory Alloys Market” lists the ruling vendors and provides the significant industry analysis of the key terms influencing the Shape Memory Alloys market. Along with a consequential data of 2016, global Shape Memory Alloys market report also provides forecast from 2017 to 2022 based on Shape Memory Alloys industry volume and Shape Memory Alloys revenue (USD...

Richard Alan Gantz Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

2017-07-17

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN, July 17, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Richard Alan Gantz a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Gantz celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. A museum administrator and educator who has dedicated his entire career to the field, Mr. Gantz first started as a social studies teacher for Fort Wayne Community Schools in Indiana, the very same city in which he was born and raised. Moving into various other roles after spending four years in the classroom,...

Family-Owned and Operated Insurance Agency, Short Associates, Celebrates 55 Years of Continued Service
Family-Owned and Operated Insurance Agency, Short Associates, Celebrates 55 Years of Continued Service

2017-07-08

Fort Wayne native continues family tradition of servicing the needs of the community Fort Wayne, IN, July 7, 2017 – Indiana-born Short Associates Inc. celebrates its 55th year of business serving the greater Fort Wayne community. Short Associates was founded in 1962 by Donald L. Short, and further developed by son, Steve Short, who first began working in the agency in 1980 and became principal owner in 1998. Over the years, Steve expanded the company beyond its original focus of life insurance, and added several property and casualty companies to better serve the needs of the community, including Erie  – making Short Associates one of the first Erie agencies in the Fort Wayne area. The family-owned and operated agency is now in the hands of its third generation,...

Ribbon Cutting for Commercial Freezer Facility Near SEA-TAC Airport
Ribbon Cutting for Commercial Freezer Facility Near SEA-TAC Airport

2017-06-23

BURIEN, Wash., June 23, 2017 — Western Distribution Services (WDS) of Burien, WA, along with Kidder Mathews (KM) of Seattle, WA, Bridge Development Partners (BDP) of Chicago, IL, and Tippmann Innovation (TI) of Fort Wayne, IN, are proud to announce the ribbon cutting of an advanced, convertible refrigerated/freezer warehouse near Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport. The ceremony, held on June 23, 2017 at 1010 South 146th St. in Burien, Washington, is the culmination of a project that brought the four companies together to create a state of the art facility to service the rising need for cold storage in the growing Seattle area.  WDS will operate the new facility which was designed and constructed by Tippmann Innovation with Bridge Development serving as developer. The massive 241,140-square-foot facility will house 41,000 pallets with the versatility to operate a range of temperatures to accommodate products from fresh perishables to frozen foods. The warehouse was built on a 15-acre...

Win Chill and Tippmann Innovation Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Refrigerated Warehouse in Sioux Falls
Win Chill and Tippmann Innovation Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for Refrigerated Warehouse in Sioux Falls

2017-06-22

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., June 22, 2017 — Today, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard attended the groundbreaking for the first project to be built in the new Foundation Park in Sioux Falls, SD. The 205,000 square foot cold storage facility was designed by Tippmann Innovation (TI) of Fort Wayne, IN. Sioux Falls local contractor Gil Haugan Construction, together with Tippmann Innovation, will build the 205,000 sq. ft. refrigerated warehouse. Win Chill, a development, transportation and logistics company, will own the new facility which will have the capacity to support food wholesalers, retailers, and food manufacturing customers in a four-state region. The cutting-edge design features the latest refrigeration and freezing technology available in the cold storage industry. The new building will feature 205,000 square feet of public refrigerated warehouse space for a total of 7.7 million cubic feet of freezer and refrigerated capacity.

Katy Industries, Inc. Enters into Asset Purchase Agreement for the Sale of Substantially All of Its Operations and Assets to Create a Sustainable Financial Structure
Katy Industries, Inc. Enters into Asset Purchase Agreement for the Sale of Substantially All of Its Operations and Assets to Create a Sustainable Financial Structure

2017-05-14

ST. LOUIS, May 14, 2017 — Katy Industries, Inc.  (OTC:KATY) a leading manufacturer, importer and distributor of commercial cleaning and consumer storage products, announced that it has reached an agreement with a newly-created entity co-owned by Highview Capital, LLC and affiliates of Victory Park Capital Advisors, pursuant to which it would sell substantially all of its assets for a combined cash and credit bid offer.  This agreement would provide long-term financial stability and supply Katy with the financial resources necessary to sustain its ongoing operations and continue to implement its business strategies. To achieve these financial objectives and facilitate the sale, Katy and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, Katy also will be filing a motion for the implementation...

Hoosier Hill Farm Selected by the Doermer School of Business for…
Hoosier Hill Farm Selected by the Doermer School of Business for…

2017-05-13

The depth and breadth of the research was fantastic – including very detailed survey results, market analysis, competitive analysis, price points, regulations, logistics, and packaging recommendations Fort Wayne, IN May 13, 2017 — Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne Doermer School of Business selected Hoosier Hill Farm for an International marketing research project in December of last year. “We were contacted by professor Ahmed Rachdi who wanted to interview us for the program”, said Peter Roesner, president of Hoosier Hill Farm LLC. “the following week we met with Ahmed and Dr. Melissa Gruys, dean of the Doermer School of Business and we elected to participate”. In February, the class traveled to Morocco to launch a market research program on behalf of two Fort Wayne companies: Hoosier Hill Farm LLC and DeBrand Fine Chocolates. While they were there, the IPFW students...

AT&T Invests Nearly $20 Million Over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Fort Wayne Area
AT&T Invests Nearly $20 Million Over 3-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Fort Wayne Area

2017-05-11

FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 11, 2017 — At AT&T1, we’ve invested nearly $20 million in our Fort Wayne area wireless and wired networks during 2014-2016. These investments enhance reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first responders. In 2016, AT&T made more than 65 wireless network upgrades in the Fort Wayne area. These include boosting network capacity, and new wireless high-speed internet connections.  “Access to a strong wireless infrastructure is critical to the economic growth of our region.  It is crucial that companies invest through thoughtful innovation,” said Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership President and CEO John Sampson. “By investing in Fort Wayne, AT&T is making business growth possible. And, our residents will have the...

Schweickart, Inc. Announces Acquisition of OnHoldUSA
Schweickart, Inc. Announces Acquisition of OnHoldUSA

2017-05-10

We couldn’t be more excited to work with such an awesome team, and are honored to now be part of their future growth. May 10, 2017 — Schweickart, Inc. announced today its recent acquisition of OnHoldUSA, a 30 year-old media company based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which has provided full-service voice and telecom messaging services over the past three decades to clients such as Wal-Mart, Sears, Midas and Verizon. In a move designed to diversify and enhance its growing portfolio of companies, Schweickart, Inc. now serves as the parent company for OnHoldUSA, LLC, video content and technology solutions provider...

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