The Journal Gazette
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 10:38 pm

Business at a glance

Compiled by The Journal Gazette

Meister Cook, a Fort Wayne manufacturer, has landed in the 41st spot of Inc. magazine’s 2015 Inc. 500/5,000 list of the fastest-growing privately owned businesses in the country. Meister designs and makes custom equipment and accessories for large restaurant chains.

Franklin Electric Co. Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of 9.75 cents per share that was payable Aug. 20 to shareowners of record Aug. 10.

Eichhorn Jewelry in Decatur celebrated its 50th anniversary Aug. 5.

U-Haul Co. of Indiana Inc. announced that StorAmerica Bridgewater LLC at 1405 Rock Dove Road has signed on as a neighborhood dealer and will offer U-Haul trucks and support rental items.

Lincoln National Corp. declared a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share payable Nov. 1 to shareholders of record Oct. 12.

Parkview Health received the Most Wired Award for using technology at an optimal level by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.

Summit Software Technologies was awarded software development contracts with Community Health Network, Raleigh Neurology and Webster Orthopaedics.

High Rise Contracting is doing demolition, drywall, carpentry and flooring for DXL Men’s Clothing on Coliseum Boulevard as well as other projects with Brightpoint (formerly CANI).

GFW Fellows, a Greater Fort Wayne Inc. program, was named 2015 Chamber Innovator of the Year. GFW Fellows is a yearlong investor program that was created to attract, retain and attach talent to the community. An inaugural group of 15 sophomore, junior and senior college students were selected through a competitive application and interview process. GFW Inc. is currently seeking host employers for summer 2016 internships. More information is at

Renewable Energy Systems LLC of Avilla installed a rooftop solar system at the Marathon gas station on U.S. 6 in Kendallville. The setup will run the station’s electrical system to reduce operating costs and help the environment.

Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber launched 3-D Open House, an immersive digital home walk-through. Find it at

Lake City Bank ranked eighth in its peer group in Bank Director Magazine’s 2015 Bank Performance Scorecard.

Dirig Sheet Metal announced the installation of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning ductwork for Logansport Memorial Hospital – MOB East Specialty Clinic.

Best Bargain Outlet has opened at 4717 Parnell Ave. in Fort Wayne. Customers can shop in store or online.

St. Joseph Hospital announced that a renovation of its catheterization laboratory and diagnostic procedural services area is now complete.

RetirementHomeTV was awarded the DirecTV television and digital signage for Millers Merry Manor in Peru.

Labov recently partnered with Superior Water Conditioners on several branding initiatives, including the development of a new logo, tagline, company brochure and trade show booth design.

Verizon’s wireless network ranked first for speed and data in Indiana and tied in overall network performance by RootMetrics.

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