Dozens of companies across central Indiana are using programs aimed at middle- and high-school students to develop a pool of talented kids who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math to fill the growing number of jobs for which such skills are necessary.
In the 1920s, Indianapolis was one of the most innovative cities in the nation. But after “the dark tragedy of the roaring twenties,” Indianapolis lost its edginess for decades and only recently has begun to regain it.
The London-based company, which has 4,000 employees in Indianapolis, has cut divisions and eliminated more than 600 senior and middle-management positions over the past year. It just hired a new chief financial officer.
A federal agency has stepped in to pay almost all of a $36 million shortfall in pension benefits for current and future retirees of Vertellus Specialties Inc., an Indianapolis-based manufacturer that is working its way through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
A federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Indianapolis-based chemical company Vertellus Specialties Inc. on Thursday after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency withdrew its objection to the sale.
Indianapolis-based Vertellus Specialties Inc. is at odds with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over whether a proposed $454 million sale of the chemical company will provide adequate resources to address environmental cleanup needs.
The report suggests that manufacturers continue to struggle as businesses spend less on machinery, computers and other large equipment. Auto sales have also leveled off this year after reaching a record level in 2015.