An Anderson firm that provides a “one number” service that rings all of a client’s phones has filed suit
against Web giant Google, alleging Google Voice infringes on two of its patents.
Starting next fall, Purdue will start offering the degree in Anderson, Kokomo, Richmond and South Bend. The school says the
new effort is intended to give students an opportunity to earn a Purdue degree while staying close to home.
A developer who has been trying for 31 years to build a central Indiana landfill says he’s ready to start construction after
receiving a state permit.
Anderson entrepreneur Pete Bitar has been slowed by litigation but still plans to spearhead a team in the competition to
put a rover on the moon.
Businesses say the money they must pay to provide customers the convenience to use plastic adds up. For example, Ricker Oil
Co. paid a whopping $3.9 million in 2009, according President Jay Ricker.
The Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority, IndyGo and other Indianapolis-area transit groups are the subject of
a study that could result in them being reorganized.
Engineer Refaat "Ray" Kammel’s Anderson engineering firm has received a $2-million grant from the Indiana Department of Economic Development to start manufacturing a patented device that will help old trucks meet new federal emission standards.
A company founded by a Westfield chiropractor is in talks to license to automakers software that’s designed to produce
a less-fatiguing ride. Comfort Motion Technologies also wants to make aftermarket versions of the software as add-on modules
that could be used in most any car with a power seat.
The city of Anderson soon will tap a new well to help accommodate demand from Nestle USA, which opened a Madison County plant
in May 2008 producing bottled, flavored Nesquik and liquid Coffee-mate, a water-based creamer. The
company already has launched an expansion slated for completion in 2011.
Even for those with
a vested interest in the battle over a proposed landfill near Anderson, it’s hard to get too worked up over the latest twist
before the courts or government agencies. After all, the Mallard Lake Landfill battle is in its 29th year.
The next few weeks will be critical for the state’s two new racinos, which need to open with a splash to meet their ambitious
projections of drawing more than 3 million visitors apiece annually. Hoosier Park in Anderson will open June 2, and Indiana
Downs in Shelbyville will follow a week later.
During their first half-decade in operation, the state's casino slots machines grew their total sales to $22 billion,
according to Indiana Gaming Commission records. But in the last five years, slot sales grew just 18 percent, reaching $25.9
billion in 2006. That's what business textbooks call a maturing market.