Archives for May 26, 2009

Warren Central High School

Warren Central High School in Indianapolis is unlike most other similar learning academies. You can see this at first glance, by witnessing its unique architecture. The entrance is a stunning, large rotunda, fronted by thick white columns and windows all around its curving brick walls. This provides your first impression of what is to come, […]

Indianapolis Tennis Center Features 22 Courts for Tennis Lovers

Don’t know what love is? The Indianapolis Tennis Center has been teaching hoosiers for years that love means zero. They also teach Indianapolis children and adults the rest of tennis lingo, including what a “deuce” is, how to perform an “ace,” perfect that “backswing,” and avoid any “faults.”  Whether its like learning a foreign language, […]

Ray Skillman Auto Centers

The Ray Skillman Auto Centers are all located located just outside of the inner city of Indianapolis’ south-central borders. Although there are several small picturesque towns with picturesque names such as Buffalo Creek, Homecroft and Spring Hill close by, the best-known Indy satellite cities closest to the auto center are Warren Park, Cumberland, Beech Grove, […]

JBS United Inc.

In 1956 John B. Swisher founded United Feeds with just two employees and $25,000. Now the company is one of the largest private Indianapolis companies, with more than 400 employees and eight different grain facilities. JBS United Inc. now specializes in research based animal nutrition products, grain merchandising, livestock production and environmental consulting services. This […]

The Hagerman Group

For four generations the Hagerman Group has been building Indianapolis attractions and landmarks throughout the country. Founded in 1908, this Indianapolis business has more than a century of experience and involvement with Indianapolis society, culture and community. Although the company was founded in Fort Wayne, Hagerman Group headquarters are now located on the northeast side […]

Palmer Automotive Group

Car dealerships like the Palmer Automotive Group consistently find a place among the ranks of big winners in Indianapolis businesses, and elsewhere in Indiana. The Palmer Automotive Group out of Indianapolis reports a yearly revenue of $207 million. The company is among the 50 largest private companies in Indiana, and holds a good spot on […]

Stoops Freightliner

Stoops Freightliner is one of the largest dealers of heavy duty trucks in the United States, with six retail locations in the midwest. The company sells an entire line of Freightliner, Sprinter, Sterling and Western Star products. This Indianapolis business began in the late 1980s, and is now one of the largest private Indianapolis companies. […]

MacAllister Machinery Co. Inc.

MacAllister Machinery Co. Inc. is Indiana’s leading supplier of heavy equipment. Caterpillar brand construction, mining, landscaping and agriculture equipment are the primary products sold by the company. The headquarters of MacAllister Machinery Co. Inc. are located just off of I-465 on the eastside of Indianapolis, but there are 14 other locations throughout the Hoosier State. Beech Grove, Bloomington, […]

Norwood Promotional Products

Norwood Promotional Products is an Indianapolis based company that supplies imprinted promotional products. More than 5,000 promotional products are offered by the business, and there are hundreds of new products designed each year. Norwood Promotional Products has become one of the industry’s largest and most respected suppliers. The company was founded in 1989, and now is one […]

F.A. Wilhelm Construction Co. Inc.

Wilhelm Construction is one of the largest construction employers in Indiana. Based out of Indianapolis, the company began in 1923. At first Wilhelm Construction was doing general contract work, constructing commercial, industrial and institutional projects in the Indy area. The 1950s and 1960s brought more business for the company because they began constructing projects for […]

Vertellus Specialties Inc.

Vertellus Specialties Inc. provides specialty chemicals for several markets, including personal care, pharmaceutical & medical, polymers & plastics, sealants & adhesives, inks, coating and agriculture products. Several other Indianapolis businesses, farmers and other clients rely of Vertellus for the products that keep their companies going. Vertellus Specialties Inc. is the product of a merge between Reilly […]

Crowe Group LLP

“Building Value with Values” is the slogan of accounting anc consultimg firm Crowe Group LLP. The company offers tax, risk, audit and consulting services to Indianapolis businesses and residents. Not only is the Crowe Group LLP accounting firm one of the largest private Indianapolis companies, but it’s also on of the top 10 firms in […]

Aearo Co.

Aearo Co. manufactures and distributes several brands of industrial safety, consumer safety and energy absorbing materials. Major product lines include vision, hearing, respiratory, face and head protection devices. The company name comes from a combination of its first two brands, AOStystems and E-A-R. In 1869 the company began as American Optical Company, incorporated in Southbridge, Massachusetts. […]

Herff Jones Inc.

Herff Jones Inc. has been helping families celebrate nearly a century of milestones. The company makes accessories, apparel, medals, honor chords, robes, yearbooks, class rings and many other types of memorabilia. This Indianapolis business reaches throughout the entire United States creating products for preschools to universities, and has grown to be one of the largest private Indianapolis […]


One of the largest real estate development companies in the United States is based out of Indianapolis. Lauth has been in the development business for more than 30 years. Several locations around Indianapolis were constructed by Lauth, including many local healthcare facilities and Indianapolis shopping facilities. Company headquarters are located just off of I-465 near […]

National Wine and Spirits Inc.

Indiana’s largest wine and spirits distributor is National Wine and Spirits Inc. There are approximately 8,500 customers that benefit from their locations in Indianapolis, Crown Point, Evansville and South Bend, Indiana. On average, the company headquarters located in Indianapolis processes 13,500 cases per day. In Indiana alone, National Wine and Spirits Inc. has a distibution network of […]

Global Aero Logistics Inc.

Formerly known as AMTRAN, Inc. and ATA Holdings, Inc., Global Aero Logistics, Inc. has recently adopted yet another new name, Global Aviation Holdings. A brief historic timeline of the name of this corporate monolith would read like this: 2002 – AMTRAN, Inc. 2003-2007 – ATA Holdings Corp. 2007-2009 – Global Aero Logistics, Inc. 2009-present – […]

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance is a large provider of auto, life, home, business and farm insurance. Countless Hoosiers trust this company to insure their most precious assets. Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance has been providing a multitude of financial services since 1934. The company is the eighth largest private Indianapolis companies. Something else the company provides are dozens of […]


Founded in 1912, LDI Ltd. LLC is the seventh largest privately held company in Indianapolis. The family-owned investment and operating company bases its headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. Their offices are located in the Test Building, which was built in the 1920s and remains a part of the historic Monument Circle. The company owns two leading […]

CountryMark Cooperative Inc.

CountryMark Cooperative Inc. produces several different types of fuel products, including gasoline and diesel fuels. The company headquarters is located in downtown Indianapolis, just blocks from the historic Monument Circle. This Indianapolis business takes pride in their 100 percent American produced fuels. There are several CountryMark Cooperative Inc. fuel terminal stations in Indiana, located in the towns of Mount […]