Indianapolis-based CertaSite has announced the acquisition of Starfire Systems and Starfire Extinguisher of Franklin, Wisconsin. CertaSite says this is its first acquisition in Wisconsin.
The Society of Innovators at Purdue University Northwest has announced the winners of the 2020 Innovators Awards. The organization says the individual winners and teams will be inducted into the Society during a virtual event November 19.
Indian fast casual restaurant Curry Up Now has announced it's coming to Indiana with a spring 2021 opening in Bloomington. The business expansion is a multi-unit franchise deal for the entire state, with future plans including the Indianapolis area and suburbs, and college towns like West Lafayette and South Bend.
Central Indiana's Agrozen Life Sciences is expanding its business operations with the launch of Agrozen Labs, which is now a U.S. Department of Agriculture analytical hemp testing laboratory.
St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago has named Nina Stur as its Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care Services. Stur has served as interim Chief Nursing Officer since January and started as a registered nurse at St. Catherine 37 years ago.
Andretti Autosport has chosen Indianapolis-based Evolution Development Group to take their driver development program to the next level. Andretti says EVO will provide management and training, promotion and nutrition for scouted drivers.
A Purdue University-affiliated company's work will be utilized by the Department of Defense to manage digital assets to ultimately protect the country. Imaginestics LLC, a software company headquartered at Purdue Research Park, has been awarded a one-year contract from the U.S. Army's Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the go ahead to commercially grow and process hemp in the Hoosier state. The Indiana State Hemp Plan will take the Office of the Indiana State Chemist's pilot hemp program and transition it to a commercial hemp production program.
The Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods Pomeroys will soon compete in the River States Conference after their membership was approved by the Council of Presidents. The RSC approval comes after SMWC's membership into the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics earlier this year.
As Indiana University continues to try to manage and control COVID-19 on its campuses, the school has now begun to operate its own labs for COVID-19 after months of sending tests to a third-party lab for results. The new labs in Bloomington and at the IU School of Medicine on the IUPUI campus will be able to provide analysis.