Conexus Indiana adds two members to Board of Directors

2021-04-05T16:49:44-04:00May 9, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS (May 9, 2019) - Conexus Indiana today announced two new members to the Conexus Indiana Board of Directors. Scott Glaze, owner, chairman and chief executive officer of Fort Wayne Metals, and Amish Shah, chief executive officer of Kem Krest, are the newest appointees to now 17-member board, which is comprised of statewide leaders who guide Conexus Indiana in its mission to accelerate, promote and grow Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics economy. “Diverse representation on our board is pivotal to ensuring the work we do benefits all Hoosiers,” said J. Mark Howell, president and CEO of Conexus Indiana. “Conexus must be industry-led and represent the full statewide ecosystem of advanced manufacturers and logistics companies in Indiana to be successful. With the addition of Scott and Amish to our board, we gain new subsector and geographical perspectives that will help us [...]

Conexus Indiana’s Catapult Initiative expands to Anderson, secures financial support

2021-04-05T16:49:44-04:00April 26, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS (April 26, 2019) Conexus Indiana today announced that its Catapult Indiana initiative, an innovative, industry-led advanced manufacturing training program, received a significant five-figure grant from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, to support the expansion of the program into Anderson, Ind. The Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program (AAMP) is the city’s local name for Catapult, which provides training to equip unemployed and underemployed Hoosiers with the skills they need to join the in-demand advanced manufacturing field. “The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana is enthusiastic about the Catapult Indiana program and what it will do for Anderson and our entire state,” Bishop Timothy L. Doherty said. “We carefully scrutinize opportunities to invest available funds from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development to ensure that they will increase the dignity of work and enable people within Northcentral Indiana to earn living wages [...]

Mitch Landess joins Conexus Indiana as Senior Director of Industry 4.0

2021-04-05T16:49:44-04:00April 17, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS (April 17, 2019) Conexus Indiana today announced that Mitch Landess is joining the organization as senior director of Industry 4.0. In this newly created position, Landess will assist with research and development of Conexus’ Industry 4.0 initiative that is focused on ensuring advanced manufacturing and logistics companies are adopting technologies that will drive their growth in the future. Landess joins Conexus Indiana after 17 years at Rose-Hulman Ventures (RHV), serving as director of business development and operations where he oversaw expanding the RHV operating model. Before joining RHV, Landess was a senior control and process optimization engineer for Wabash River Energy, LTD. “Our Industry 4.0 initiative, which is focused on determining the right resources to support technology adoption among advanced manufacturing and logistics companies, is one of our most important and exciting projects.” said J. Mark Howell, president and [...]

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