‘Indy’s Best and Brightest’ Finalists Named
Junior Achievement of Central Indiana has announced the finalists for its Indy’s Best and Brightest event, who will be honored next month. The event recognizes 100 young professionals representing 10 different industries.
Scale Computing Raises $35M in Funding
Indianapolis-based Scale Computing has announced nearly $35 million in Series F funding. The company, which provides an IT virtualization infrastructure platform, says the round was led by computer manufacturer Lenovo. A spokesperson for Scale Computing says the investment will fund the continued expansion of international sales and marketing activities, broaden its channel partner program and accelerate product development. Scale Computing says its…
Cook Regentec Focused on Breakthroughs, Collaboration
Bloomington-based Cook Regentec has opened its first facility in Indianapolis. The company has transformed an old beer warehouse into space at the high-profile 16 Tech innovation district. Part of the space will be dedicated to what the regenerative medicine therapy incubator and accelerator is calling The Collaboratory, where its scientists, engineers and product developers will partner with Indiana University School of Medicine researchers.
Manufacturing Survey: ‘Industry 4.0’ Taking Over
A co-author of the 2018 Indiana Manufacturing Survey says the results show the industry’s health is “in the best shape ever.” Indiana University Kelley School of Business Associate Professor of Operations Management Mark Frohlich says the Industry 4.0 — a fourth generation of manufacturing that is more focused on technology and data — is in full force throughout the state.
Program Offers Rehab to Workers Who Fail Drug Test
As opioid addiction issues continue to ravage Hoosier communities and the workforce, a global manufacturer with multiple Indiana locations is offering rehabilitation assistance for potential employees who fail pre-hiring drug screenings. Belden, which has had a longtime presence in Richmond, has launched Pathways to Employment in response to a tripling of drug test failures and an ongoing need for talent. VP of HR Leah Tate says more than two-thirds of participants are still with it.