In July, Tiffany Turner and her husband, Steve Young, bought Kennedy Hardware, a three-decade-old enterprise that's a superstar in its sales niche—supplying highly specialized bits of hardware for rehabilitating antique furniture.
Brandon Evans and Andrew Insley hope their laundry detergent startup sets itself apart from the crowded field of competitors that say they use “natural” ingredients. Their point of differentiation: truly making good on that claim.
Six years after having the area's largest catering business sold out from under him, Jack Bayt is back, leading a revamped Crystal Catering. But the new iteration is much smaller than in the days when Bayt and his partners wanted to become a regional or even national player.
B. Happy Peanut Butter is a hit at the summer market—and then some. Available at more than a dozen retail outlets in central Indiana, its seven varieties of hand-packed PB could produce sales of $100,000 this year.
When Lawrence and Francis Beck planted six acres of hybrid corn on their Hamilton County farm almost eight decades ago, the father and son sowed the seeds of a family business that’s still growing despite widespread industry consolidation.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay gave a clear signal in 2012 about his long-term succession plan by naming his three daughters vice chairwomen and co-owners. His March 16 arrest might hasten the launch of that plan, or at the very least give Colts fans a glimpse of what it will look like.
The Darlington snack company for 30 years peddled sweet treats to large institutional users—think schools, hospitals and nursing homes. But growing concerns over America’s obesity epidemic have the small Noblesville company hanging its hopes on healthier fare: all-natural, whole-grain-rich snacks.
TWeatherford Inc. was launched in 2006 as a reseller for additive manufacturing equipment, often called 3D printers or rapid prototypers. It has done well with the machinery sales and rentals, but has begun providing actual manufacturing services on a larger scale.