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Electronic rubber duckie boasts smartphone smarts

Two Carmel-based entrepreneurs created Edwin the Duck, which they bill as the world’s first interactive rubber duck. The prototype has already piqued the interest of Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond and other retailers, the inventors said.
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Hillenbrand sees rare progress in controlling workers' weight

Hillenbrand is seeing progress in controlling workers’ weight at a time when most corporations reap little improvement for their investment in wellness programs.
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Rolls-Royce to eliminate 200 plant jobs, trim engineering force

Indianapolis-based employees have been offered voluntary severance packages as the global engine maker follows through on plans to eliminate about 2,600 positions company-wide.
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Casket competitors settle lawsuit for $17M, fees

An Indiana-based casket manufacturer has agreed to pay a Pittsburgh-based competitor to settle claims it stole customers and employees, and interfered with business operations.
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Indiana office furniture maker to shut down plant

A southern Indiana company that makes wooden office furniture is closing its doors after more than six decades, costing more than 80 workers their jobs.
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Anderson board backs $11M toward new Purdue center

Officials in Anderson are backing plans to build a 94,000-square-foot building to house the proposed Purdue University technology education center.
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Local steel fabricator to buy Vincennes steel firm

Indianapolis-based Lenex Steel Corp. plans to acquire Wabash Steel LLC of Vincennes from its Ohio-based owner, the local company announced Wednesday.
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Lawmakers recommend cutting equipment tax

A panel of Indiana lawmakers is recommending the state eliminate the business equipment tax for small businesses.
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Bridgestone's consolidation plan to cost Carmel 400 jobs

Bridgestone Americas Inc. plans to relocate three business units, including Firestone Building Products and Firestone Industrial Products in Carmel, into a new headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee.
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City's top website developer merges with Ohio company

The merger of Indianapolis-based Fusion Alliance and Columbus-based Quick Solutions forms a company with 550 employees and annual revenue of $75 million.
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