Indiana Business

Trifecta Opens New Business Center In Downtown Indianapolis

13 12 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Global provider of online clinical investigator training and safety event distribution, Trifecta, celebrated the opening of its new Trifecta Regional Indianapolis Operations  (TRIO) Center today. The new location will serve as the company's operational hub and will occupy the 29th floor of the Regions Tower building at One Indiana Square in downtown Indianapolis. Vice President of Operations Ericka Atkinson shared all central region employees will be relocated to the new space which will house Trifecta's commercial and delivery operations teams including production, business development, project management and help desk expertise. On-site at the new location is a full-scale, state-of-the-art, 1400 square feet production studio to provide simplicity for clients to capture, produce and make training available online to deliver a wide variety of clinical trial training. In addition to the studio space with a large, professionally...

Invisible Fence® Brand Acknowledges Dealer Excellence with 2017 Awards

13 12 2017

“Each of this year’s 37 winners has truly excelled in a variety of crucial business areas and are, in fact, the faces of our brand on the ground,” said Ed Hoyt, Director of Invisible Fence® Brand KNOXVILLE, Tenn. December 13, 2017 Invisible Fence® Brand recognized top performers among their large network of authorized dealers. The 2017 National Dealer Circle of Excellence Awards continues a decades-old tradition for the prominent electronic pet fence brand. The award honors dealer accomplishments in a variety of small-business disciplines including customer care, training, installation, sales, and business operations. “Each of this year’s 37 winners has truly excelled in a variety of crucial business areas and are, in fact, the faces of our brand on the ground,” said Ed Hoyt, Director of Invisible Fence® Brand, “It’s a small gesture, however, the award comes with a paramount appreciation for these teams, business models, and overall professionalism.” This year’s...

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13 12 2017

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Generational Equity Advises Self's Inc. in Sale to E.J. Welch Company

13 12 2017

DALLAS, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Self's Inc., by E.J. Welch Company Inc. The transaction closed November 17, 2017.Self's is a wholesale distributor of flooring products based in Wichita, Kansas, selling products to retail and contractor customers from its headquarters and four other locations in Merriam, Kansas; Springfield, Missouri; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It was originally established in 1938 as a retail floor covering company but now offers a complete sundry supply business, which includes carpet cushion and installation materials. All three owners will remain with the company.E.J. Welch Company is a value-added partner to flooring dealers, contractors, architect and design professionals, and the installation trade. It has 12 locations in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin where it sells installation...

Arizona-based Consultancy Expands Salesforce Commerce Services with a Presence in Michigan

13 12 2017

A key area of focus for our Michigan expansion will be hiring employees within the state and leveraging all of the great local talent here. DETROIT December 13, 2017 Levementum, an Arizona-based Salesforce Platinum Partner with a focus on superior B2C solutions, has announced its expansion of Salesforce Commerce Cloud services into Michigan. Levementum SVP Michael Burton stated, “We've had great success in Indianapolis, and Michigan is the next natural transition for our growth evolution. With our addition of Michael Allinger as practice director along with Michigan's proximity to commerce expertise and higher education institutions, we have established a solid foundation for success.” When Levementum began its Marketing Cloud practice in Indianapolis in 2016, the company was offered up to $3.3 million in performance-based tax credits and up to $200,000 in training grants based on the company’s job creation plans. The company plans to pursue a similar strategy in...

Joseph Hants Hamilton, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

12 12 2017

    NASHVILLE, TN, December 12, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Joseph Hants Hamilton, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Hamilton 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.Dr. Hamilton is a Landon C. Garland Distinguished Professor of Physics at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He is a career physicist who was first hired as a member of the faculty in 1958. He is the longest-tenured professor at the university...

The Lambert Firm: Philadelphia Jury Hits Xarelto Makers with $27.8 Million Verdict

11 12 2017

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Philadelphia jury delivered a landmark decision Tuesday in a Xarelto lawsuit, ordering Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. to pay $27.8 million to an Indiana woman who suffered a gastrointestinal bleed related to her use of blood-thinner. The jury awarded Lynn Hartman $1.8 million in actual damages and $26 million in punitive damages in the lawsuit, which claimed the drugmakers provided inadequate warnings about the risks of bleeding events associated with Xarelto use. “This is a great victory for individuals like Ms. Hartman who have been seriously harmed by Xarelto,” said Emily Jeffcott, a partner at The Lambert Firm who has played an integral role in Xarelto litigation. “Thousands of patients have suffered serious health complications as a result of this drug, many that could have been avoided if the drugmakers had properly warned of the risks associated with its use. We hope this verdict paves the way for future...

Workhorse Group Inc. Announces Substantially Complete Status in Application for Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan

11 12 2017

CINCINNATI, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ: WKHS), an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial transportation sector, today announced that it has applied for a loan of $250 million from the Department of Energy's (DOE) Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program. The company also announced that DOE has deemed its application to be substantially complete for purposes of DOE beginning its preliminary evaluation of the technical, financial, legal and other aspects of the application. There are a significant number of additional milestones Workhorse will need to achieve in order to progress its application towards a conditional commitment and any final loan agreement. Workhorse is pursuing the ATVM loan, as well as other sources of financing, in order to equip its manufacturing plant in Union City, Indiana, for the production of the company's all-new W-15 four-wheel drive...

Rebecca Stulberger Joins MindRocket Media Group to Lead Client Services

11 12 2017

Rebecca Stulberger has joined MindRocket Media Group as Managing Director of Client Services and Strategy Bringing Rebecca to the MindRocket team to take over this critical role is a huge win for us and, most importantly, for our clients. Nashville, TN December 11, 2017 MindRocket Media Group, the comprehensive multi-channel public relations and editorial firm, has announced the addition of Rebecca Stulberger as Managing Director of Client Services and Strategy. Stulberger was previously the Senior Director of the Education Group at Chicken Soup for the Soul, where she spearheaded all aspects of the education business. With MindRocket, she will play a critical role in developing overall client strategy and working directly with MindRocket clients to achieve their objectives. “Bringing Rebecca to the MindRocket team to take over this critical role is a huge win for us and, most importantly, for our clients,” said Dr. Rod Berger, CEO of MindRocket Media Group. “Given her outstanding...

Morning Technical Insight on These Auto Parts Stocks -- Delphi Technologies, Westport Fuel Systems, Dana, and Allison Transmission

11 12 2017

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2017 -- In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, WallStEquities.com has issued free tailored Stock Review on DLPH, WPRT, DAN, and ALSN which is a click away at http://www.wallstequities.com/registration. Demand for Auto Parts is driven by new car sales, which are strongly affected by interest rates and by the replacement market. According to a First Research report, economic expansion in emerging markets worldwide is expected to drive healthy growth in the Auto Manufacturing sector over the next several years, which should bolster demand for auto parts. Today, WallStEquities.com presents for review the following industry operators: Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE: DLPH), Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT), Dana Inc. (NYSE: DAN), and Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN). In its free research reports, Wall St. Equities offers timely insights on these equities at: http://www.wallstequities.com/registration Delphi...

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