Indiana Tech & Science

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...

Optronics Expands Its High-Style Next-Gen Opti-Brite LED Headlamp Series with Five-by-Seven-Inch Lamp Featuring Retroflective Optics and Conspicuity Lamp Element

11 12 2017

At the heart of Opti-Brite LED Headlamps are their rear-oriented LEDs. The LEDs face backward, toward metallic parabolic reflectors that are engineered to create superior high- and low-beam photometri Our Opti-Brite LED Headlamps are designed to enhance a vehicle’s style as well as its operator’s performance. – Brett Johnson TULSA, Okla., USA December 11, 2017 Optronics International, a leading manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty LED vehicle lighting, broadened its Opti-Brite LED Headlamp family today with the introduction of its new five-by-seven-inch, combination high- and low-beam headlamp. Like the other headlamps in the Opti-Brite Headlamp Series, the new lamps are designed with a unique retroflective LED light beam technology that enables them to project an optimized beam pattern conducive to superior driver comfort and performance. The lamps also feature the Opti-Brite’s signature LED conspicuity array that sets the lamps apart from all other LED headlamps on...

aFit Certified as Women’s Business Enterprise

09 12 2017

aFit INDIANAPOLIS December 09, 2017 AFIT STAFFING, INC. (aFit) a privately owned business specializing in information technology and medical was recently awarded the certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the State of Indiana. To qualify for the certification, the WBE must be at least 51% owned by qualifying women who possess expertise in the field, control the business enterprise, and are US Citizens. As a WBE certified by the Indiana Department of Administration, the business entity is considered for subcontracting opportunities on state contracts in Indiana, which provide for the attainment of business diversity goals. aFit will receive notification of state business opportunities and access to training opportunities. aFit was founded in 2014 by Dr. Jennifer Russell, an Indianapolis-based Orthodontist who brings with her the experience of owning her own private practice and medical staffing since 2003. Julie Booth and Russell decided in 2017 to be co-owners...

Robert Morris University Illinois Elects Joseph Wright as Board Chair

09 12 2017

Joe has encouraged many Chicago area businesses to become involved in the mission of RMU through providing internships, employment and serving on advisory boards. CHICAGO December 09, 2017 Joseph Wright of North Barrington has been elected as chairperson of the Robert Morris University Illinois (RMU) Board of Trustees. He has served as a board member for over 20 years. A graduate of Indiana University’s School of Business, Wright is an entrepreneur and has initiated many successful start-up companies. As a marketer by trade, he is an expert in developing go-to market strategies, launching new products, and most recently has expanded into marketing technology and IoT. As a direct marketing professional for the last 26 years, he has been able to apply traditional solutions to leverage new marketing technologies. He looks upon each venture as an opportunity to reinvent himself and his companies with appropriate shifts that optimize both proven techniques and cutting edge technological...

Indiana CPA Society receives two top association honors

08 12 2017

INDIANAPOLIS December 08, 2017 The Indiana Society of Association Executives (ISAE) presented the Indiana CPA Society with two awards at its 2018 STAR Awards banquet celebrating associations in Indiana on December 7. INNOVATIVE COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM AWARDFor the Indiana CPA Society and CPA Center of Excellence® collaboration on innovation for CPAs. In a recent study conducted for CPA.com, only 10 percent of CPA firms view themselves as innovative but 82 percent recognize they need to better understand innovation. As a result, the Indiana CPA Society Board Task Force and CPA Center of Excellence® conducted extensive research into innovation, conducted surveys and had in-depth discussions with leaders from companies across Indiana who shared examples of innovation. Innovation White PaperThe four key areas of innovation identified for CPAs were: Changing Role of the CPA, Talent & The Changing Workforce, Globalization & The Marketplace, and Disruptive Technology & Innovation. The...

NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes

07 12 2017

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 -- NASA is taking the next step in the development of a space-based, on-demand fabrication capability by partnering with three U.S. companies, under NASA's Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) program, to create prototypes.The selected companies are: Interlog Corporation of Anaheim, California; Techshot, Inc. of Greeneville, Indiana; and Tethers Unlimited, Inc. of Bothell, Washington. Combined funding for the awards is approximately $10.2 million. These companies will have 18 months to deliver the prototype, after which NASA will select partners to further mature the technologies.Earlier this year, NASA sought proposals for ground-based prototypes of a multi-material fabrication lab, or FabLab, under Appendix B of the NextSTEP-2 Broad Agency Announcement. With these new partnerships, the agency is prepared to take the effort to the next level."NASA is challenging industry partners to expand possibilities for making, repairing and...

Steel Dynamics Comments on Preliminary Determination of Circumvention of Chinese Flat Roll Steel Processed in Vietnam

07 12 2017

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Zero-emission transportation highlighted at Green Truck Summit 2018 in Indianapolis

07 12 2017

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Dec. 7, 2017 -- The future of work trucks is evolving and will be discussed and demonstrated at Green Truck Summit 2018, held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show® 2018 and Fleet Technical Congress in Indianapolis. Produced by NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, Green Truck Summit gathers industry leaders to share developments and decisions about the journey toward higher productivity and efficiency. Designed for fleet managers, truck equipment distributors, upfitters and truck dealers from around the world, the annual conference provides current insights into and long-range forecasts around the latest productivity options and alternative fuel and technology implementation. Held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show® 2018, Green Truck Summit will feature a keynote address and six general sessions on March 6, as well as concurrent sessions through March 8 on increasing work truck productivity and efficiency; technology...

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