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MERRILLVILLE – Excel Dental Studio has announced Amy McKibbin has joined its Merrillville practice. As business assistant, her duties include insurance and treatment coordination for patients.
“Amy’s extensive experience in the dental field makes her a strong asset to our business team,” said Dr. Manoj Bahl. “Her warmpersonality, combined with her dental knowledge, meshes perfectly with our family dental practice. She is an invaluable …Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND – Jerry Scott has joined Gibson as the Director of Commercial Risk Management.
He will provide leadership to the Commercial Risk Management team by building consensus and acting as a liaison with clients, external partners, and internal sales and service teams. His primary focus will be to develop staff and workflow procedures resulting in the highest service levels to maximize the delivery of …Read Full Article
MICHIGAN CITY – Dage-MTI, a leading manufacturer of high sensitivity cameras for bioscience, inspection, and analysis, HAS introduced the HD-210U, an advanced high definition (HD) video camera for microscopy, scientific and industrial applications.
The single-chip CMOS camera delivers true HD resolution and full screen video with smooth motion at 60 frames per second (fps). Dual DVI/HDMI and USB 2.0 outputs make it easy to …Read Full Article
LAPORTE – The LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that the recent running of the Maple City Grand Prix boat race on Stone Lake in LaPorte brought in more than $1 million to the local economy.
A study by Certec Inc. of Versailles, Ky., showed that 15,000 people attended the race, with 76 percent from LaPorte and the surrounding area. The remainder of …Read Full Article
MUNSTER – Franciscan Physicians Hospital in Munster has changed its name to Franciscan Healthcare-Munster.
“The new name is more reflective of the high quality, broader-scope medical center it represents today and will into the future, while serving Munster and the surrounding communities,” said Barb Green, hospital president.
She said the Franciscan name is the company’s anchor and the new name for the hospital reflects the …Read Full Article
Strongbow is known for its turkey and the business was started in the 1930s. The restaurant has 130 employees.
Luke Oil is a locally owned company based in Hobart. It was founded …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT – Van Drunen Farms has received a seven year tax abatement for its operation in the former Dawn Foods Products plant. The company will create 26 new jobs when it opens later this year.
The company is based in Momence, Ill., and is installing $5 million in new equipment in the 125,000 square foot building on East Summit Street.
The company produces dehydrated …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Mayor Thomas M. McDermott has announced Kristina Kantar has been named corporation counsel for the city. Kantar graduated from Drake University School of Law in 1994 and has been employed by the city for eight years as city attorney.
She replaces William J. O’Connor, who retired after eight years with the city to return to private practice.
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HAMMOND – Aleris has announced the closing of its Hammond plant, putting 20 people out of work.
Aleris, based in Ohio, is an aluminum recycling operation and has operated in Hammond for 34 years. The plant takes scrap aluminum and recycles it for use as a slag conditioner, desulfurizer and other products used in steelmaking.
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MISHAWAKA – St. Joseph Regional Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals, according to the results of the 2013 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) magazine.
Recognized for the third year running, SJRMC is the only hospital in Northern Indiana to achieve this recognition, and one of nine in Indiana.
“We continue …Read Full Article