Indiana Tech & Science

Modular Healthcare Facility Manufacturer Expands Operation Space in Central Indiana

13 01 2018

Indianapolis, IN, January 13, 2018 -- Biologics​ ​Modular,​ ​LLC​,​ ​the​ ​industry​ ​leader​ ​in​ ​design​ ​and​ ​manufacturing​ ​of​ deployable ​modular​ ​facilities ​ ​announced​ ​a​ ​strategic​ ​move​ ​to​ ​more than​ ​double​ ​its​ ​available​ ​manufacturing​ ​footprint​ ​in​ ​central​ ​Indiana.​ ​This move will allow the growing company to operate much more efficiently with the bulk of the critical activity now occurring within its own controlled space. Biologics Modular’s DeployReady platform implements the parallel path strategy, thereby​ ​offering​ ​inventive​ ​alternatives​ ​to​ ​the​ ​conventional​ ​issues​ ​that​ ​arise​ ​with​ ​other​ ​more​ ​common​ ​building practices.Biologics​ ​Modular​ ​also plans​ ​to​ ​appropriate​ ​the​ ​additional​ ​space​ ​to​ ​further​ ​diversify​...

Elliott Bay Announces 2017 Activity: 37 Properties Acquired, Three Independent Members Join Board of Directors

12 01 2018

SEATTLE, Jan. 12, 2018 -- Elliott Bay Capital Trust ("Elliott Bay"), a privately held real estate investment firm that invests in mission-critical healthcare properties leased by leading specialty care providers, hospitals, and health systems, has announced the expansion of its national portfolio of healthcare real estate assets with 37 transactions closed in 2017.         Elliott Bay, an Eldridge Industries portfolio company, now has more than 75 fully leased healthcare properties diversified across 25 states and is the largest owner of dialysis real estate in the U.S. "2017 was another transformative year for Elliott Bay in which we further diversified our portfolio with integral healthcare properties leased to national operators and strong regional health systems operating across various attractive outpatient segments including dialysis, cancer treatment, imaging, ambulatory surgery and multi-specialty centers," said Christian Whipple, CEO...

Eric Peter Brown shares first book of Sci-Fi, Fantasy Trilogy

12 01 2018

SAN FRANCISCO January 12, 2018 Eric Peter Brown wants readers to be consumed by an alien world he created, and to catapult them out of their problems and into a world that makes the readers forget their troubles and enjoy a ride of action and adventure. In “The Supremacy: The Wehtiko Influence” (published by AuthorHouse), Brown pens a book that is different from what others have written, something that he feels will resonate with most readers-an unforgettable journey. Filled with graphic violence and adult content and language, this science-fiction/fantasy, action-adventure book centers on two factions: The Qi-Tahh, an alien military corps made up of Prides, families who are the first line of defense against whatever danger threatens their galaxy. And Marc Hawkins, the latest human selectively chosen to join their millenniums-old war, and does so reluctantly. The first book of the trilogy, “The Supremacy: The Wehtiko Influence” brings pure creativity to readers. In this tale,...

Elanco Announces Addition of New North America and Global Strategy Senior Executive

11 01 2018

GREENFIELD, Ind., Jan. 11, 2018 -- Today, Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), named Sarena Lin as senior vice president, North America Operations and Global Strategy, joining Elanco's Leadership Team and reporting to Elanco president, Jeffrey Simmons. Lin will manage the entirety of the company's U.S. and Canadian food and companion animal businesses. She will also oversee global strategy for the top-tier animal health company, applying her extensive knowledge in corporate development to grow and strengthen Elanco's business. Sarena Lin to join Elanco Animal Health as the New North America and Global Strategy Senior Executive "I am incredibly pleased Sarena is joining Elanco, bringing her deep expertise growing and leading global multi-billion dollar organizations - spanning consumer package goods, distribution and agriculture - to Elanco to drive our business forward and provide value to our customers," said Jeff Simmons,...

Index Fresh and Ti (Tippmann Innovation) Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Refrigerated Facility in Pharr, TX

11 01 2018

PHARR, Texas, Jan. 11, 2018 -- Index Fresh, based out of Riverside, CA, along with Ti (Tippmann Innovation) of Fort Wayne, IN, are proud to announce the ribbon cutting of the new Index Fresh avocado distribution facility in Pharr, TX.  The Ceremony, held on January 9th, completes the nearly yearlong project which will continue to help Index Fresh expand their growing market presence both in the U.S. and in Mexico.The new 60,000+ sf building designed and built by Ti (Tippmann Innovation) is now in full operation with the facility serving all aspects of Index Fresh Avocado business. The fully expandable state-of-the-art plant allows for ripening, storage and distribution all under one roof.  The multi temperature facility has varying temperature zones to accommodate fresh perishables which allows Index Fresh to satisfy the growing demand for Fresh Product.The new Index Fresh facility was built in the city-backed Pharr Produce Park at 1100 W. Capote Central Ave., Pharr, TX 78577. ...

CRO Industry Veteran Mike Wilkinson Joins Patient iP as President and COO

11 01 2018

Press Release - updated: Jan 11, 2018 09:00 EST Rochester, NY, January 11, 2018 - ​Patient iP, a health data and analytics company providing patient data insights to accelerate and transform clinical research, today announced that Mike Wilkinson has been named company President and Chief Operating Officer effective immediately.  He will report directly to Chairman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Margiotta. Wilkinson joins Patient iP with more than nineteen years in the pharmaceutical industry, the last 15 of those in executive leadership positions.  He spent the past ten years at PPD, a leading global contract research organization (CRO) providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. At PPD Wilkinson first served as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Global Head of Clinical Development.  Most recently he served as EVP and Chief Information Officer (CIO) where he led PPD’s global technology, innovation...

Meridian Waste Solutions Names Scott Bradshaw as Area President

11 01 2018

24-Year Industry Veteran to Lead Missouri OperationsATLANTA, GA, Jan. 11, 2018 --  Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRDN) (“Meridian” or the “Company”), an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services and innovative technology company, is pleased to name Scott Bradshaw as area president overseeing the company’s Missouri operations including three hauling companies and one landfill. Bradshaw has 24 years of waste industry experience most recently serving as general manager for Advanced Disposal leading their Indiana operations. His team will include former owners Chuck Barcom, who will assume the role of area municipal and business development manager and Patrick McLaughlin, who will serve as area sales manager.“Scott has proven to be an outstanding leader in our industry with an unwavering commitment to safety and creating a culture of trust and accountability,” said Walter “Wally” Hall, COO of Meridian Waste. “We believe wholeheartedly that we have...

Stay Metrics Announces the Hiring of Jerry Scott as Chief Operating Officer

11 01 2018

Jerry Scott, COO I believe in the Stay Metrics mission to change the trucking industry by improving the experiences of drivers. I'm excited to join the team. SOUTH BEND, Ind. January 11, 2018 Stay Metrics, the leading provider of driver engagement, training and retention solutions for the transportation industry, announces the hiring of Jerry Scott as Chief Operating Officer. Jerry Scott joins Stay Metrics during a period of significant growth for new clients, employees, products and services. In 2018, Stay Metrics expects growth to accelerate as motor carriers look to it for evidence-based driver retention solutions in an increasingly competitive environment marked by record sign-on bonuses and pay increases. “Jerry will play an instrumental role in helping us continue to develop the right people, products and high-performance culture to meet the present and future needs of our customers,” said Tim Hindes, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Stay Metrics. Among...

HercuLean Meal Prep Launches Shipping Direct to Chicago

11 01 2018

HercuLean Meal Prep logo “Whether you're in Wicker Park, Wrigleyville, Orland Park or Park Ridge, we’ve made a way to meet your fitness goals without putting a thought or effort into it," said Ben Canary, co-founder of HercuLean Meal Prep. INDIANAPOLIS January 11, 2018 For Chicagoans seeking a leaner body in 2018, Indianapolis-based HercuLean Meal Prep announced plans to bring macronutrient-focused meals to Chicago doorsteps with a new shipping option. HercuLean’s meals — which cut fat and build muscle through correctly proportioned macronutrients — can arrive on the doorstep of any Chicago resident with the help of FedEx shipping and dry ice packaging. “Chicagoans can seamlessly keep their New Year’s health resolutions in 2018,” said Ben Canary, co-founder of HercuLean Meal Prep. “Whether you're in Wicker Park, Wrigleyville, Orland Park or Park Ridge, we’ve made a way to meet your fitness goals without putting a thought or effort into it.” While...

FDA Approves Innovative Clinician Programmer for the Medtronic SynchroMed II Intrathecal Drug Delivery System for Chronic Pain and Severe Spasticity

10 01 2018

SynchroMed(TM) II for Chronic Pain Is an Alternative to Systemic Opioids for Many PatientsDUBLIN - January 10, 2018 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new clinician programmer for use with the SynchroMed(TM)II Intrathecal Drug Delivery system, an implantable pump that provides targeted drug delivery for chronic pain and severe spasticity. The SynchroMed II pump delivers medication directly to the fluid around the spinal cord, which provides relief at lower doses compared to oral medications in appropriate patients with chronic pain1 or severe spasticity.2 The new SynchroMedII clinician programmer was designed to simplify therapy management by providing clinicians with visual tools and intuitive workflows and will soon be available in the U.S."With the ongoing opioid crisis, the ability to reduce the use of systemic opioids and effectively manage my patients' pain with the SynchroMed II pump system is more important...

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