Zimmer Biomet Announces Quarterly Dividend

WARSAW — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. announced its board of directors has approved the payment of a quarterly cash dividend to stockholders for the second quarter, 2016. The cash dividend of $0.24 per share will be paid on or about July 29, to stockholders of record as of … Read More

A Warsaw Chemical truck, circa fall, 1973. (Photo provided)

Warsaw Chemical Celebrates 75 Years

WARSAW — Warsaw Chemical Co. Inc. is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2016. Started in 1941, the company began with a product line of basic acid bowl cleaner and a mechanics type hand cleaner. Today, Warsaw Chemical offers more than two hundred Car Choice brand car wash products and … Read More


Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. Reports First Quarter Results

WARSAW — Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. reported today, Thursday, April 28, financial results for the quarter ended March 31. The company reported first-quarter net sales of $1.90 billion, an increase of 67.8 percent on a reported basis and an increase of 1.2 percent on an adjusted pro forma, … Read More


KEDCO To Host Small Business Tuneup

NORTH WEBSTER — Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation, the North Central Indiana Small Business Development Center and North Webster Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce will host Small Business Tuneup Listening Session from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the Tippecanoe Township building, 102 S. Morton St., North Webster. Representatives … Read More


Lakeland Financial Touts Record Profit

By Alex Brown Multimedia Journalist, Inside Indiana Business WARSAW — Warsaw-based Lakeland Financial Corp. is reporting first quarter net income of $12.3 million, up from $11.1 million during the same period last year. The 10 percent increase is a first quarter record for the parent company of Lake City … Read More


New Partnership For Indiana Fiber Network

By ALEX BROWN Multimedia Journalist, Inside Indiana Business FORT WAYNE — Indianapolis-based fiber optic provider Indiana Fiber Network LLC has announced a new partnership with Indiana Data Center. The deal will bring high-speed broadband data connectivity to INDDC’s location in Fort Wayne. IFN says INDDC’s clients will be … Read More


MutualBank Promotes Eckel

By JAMIE FAULKNER Vice President of Marketing, MutualBank WARSAW — MutualBank announced the promotion of Juli Eckel to client relationship manager, Elkhart and Kosciusko Counties. Eckel  brings an outstanding record of customer service to her new position, having served MutualBank as a business development officer, financial center manager … Read More


Committee Backs Downtown Arena Proposal

By Dan McGowan Writer/Reporter, Inside Indiana Business FORT WAYNE — Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry is set to move forward with the design process and lining up possible funding sources and developers for a proposed multipurpose arena. A committee tasked with studying viability unanimously recommended the project in … Read More


SYM Financial Announces 2016 Award Recipient

By KIM HARVEY Director of Marketing, SYM Financial Advisors WINONA LAKE — SYM Financial Advisors announced the recipient of the 2016 President’s Award Wednesday, Jan. 20. SYM’s board of directors presents this award annually to the company’s “most valuable player.” “In recognition of his actions, attitude, performance and impact, I’m pleased … Read More


2016 Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest Launched

By EMILY DUNCAN Public Relations Director, Office of Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s First Lady Karen Pence, along with female statewide elected officials, announced details for the 2016 Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest for students in the fifth through ninth grades. The annual competition was established to … Read More


Mason Health And Rehab Earns Advanced Accreditation

By MARK STAGGE Mason Health & Rehab WARSAW — Local facility, Mason Health and Rehabilitation, recently earned advanced QAPI accreditation from Providigm LLC, a developer of quality management systems for skilled nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Providigm’s QAPI Accreditation program is based on standards for excellence … Read More


Commission Approves Ivy Tech Recommendations

By Alex Brown Multimedia Journalist, Inside Indiana Business INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved recommendations for Ivy Tech Community College. They are meant to strengthen Ivy Tech’s support services and ensure its degrees and certificates lead to employment. The recommendations are the result of a request … Read More

IMS President Doug Bloe (left) and Ernest Heiman discuss the finer details of fencing work.

Local Business Supplying Indy 500 Fence

NEW PARIS — The team behind the Indianapolis 500 is doing everything they can to make sure that the race benefits the state as well as business across Indiana. One such business that is benefitting from the nationally renown event is Merchant Metals in New Paris.

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Learning From Every Situation In Life

WARSAW — I really believe everything which happens in life can be a learning lesson — whether good or bad. I have heard some people say, “The best way to learn a lesson is the hard way.” What they are saying is they believe they need to experience something bad to really learn the lesson well. I absolutely do not ascribe to this belief.

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Eli Lilly Plans To End Clinical Trial Contract

Dan McGowan, InsideINdianaBusiness.com Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. is planning to end a clinical trial contract with the University of California, San Diego. The collaboration involves solanezumab, the company’s prospective Alzheimer’s disease treatment. The pharmaceutical maker says the decision was triggered by a recent series of staff departures, … Read More


Zimmer Biomet Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

WARSAW — On Wednesday, July 29, Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. reported financial results for the quarter that ended Tuesday, June 30. The Company reported second quarter net sales of $1.17 billion, a decrease of 1.3 percent reported and an increase of 5.7 percent constant currency compared to the … Read More