•Cirrus ABS, Fort Wayne, has helped the tube manufacturer Precision Products Group to adapt its Cirrus-developed website for PPG subsidiary Huizhou Fusheng (China) Insulation Materials Ltd. The recently launched site features a dropdown tab that allows visitors to view content in either Chinese or English. Cirrus ABS' award-winning eBusiness Suite technology makes the transition from one language to the other smooth and quick.
•Abonmarche, Michigan, with offices in Fort Wayne, has been recognized for its work on two recent projects by the Michigan chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies. The Harbor Shores Development received a 2012 Merit Award in the engineering category and the Woodside Cemetery (Gun Plain Township) received the 2012 Honorable Conceptor Award in the surveying category.
In addition, the company was awarded the 2011 Project of the Year Award (Quality of Life Category) from the American Public Works Association Michigan and the APWA Southwestern Michigan Branch for the Harbor Shores Development project.
•Patterson Riegel Advertising, Fort Wayne, has won three Silver Addy awards for Local Radio: ProFed “BOGO”; Local TV: ProFed “What's Your Story?” and Mixed Media, Local Consumer: ProFed “What's Your Story?” campaign. The “What's Your Story?” ad campaign also won two Gold Addys in the following individual categories: Music with Lyrics: “What's Your Story?” for Jim Bordner, songwriter/producer, and Cinematography: “Nicole's Story” for Tyler Black, cinematographer.
•One Lucky Guitar and Sauer Consulting, Fort Wayne, have formed a strategic partnership that will allow the two organizations to take their double-team technique to a greater audience. Their combined services include business strategy, future mapping, SWOT analysis, market analysis, rallying-cry development, brand identity and overall marketing strategies.
•Hilliard Lyons has been named one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in Indiana. This marks the third year in a row that the company has received the honor.
•Highmark, Fort Wayne, has changed its name to Highmark TechSystems. A new brand logo has also been developed.
•Aflac, Fort Wayne, opened a new office on March 2 at 220 Insurance Drive, Suite A off Brotherhood Way near Ludwig Road. Fifty people are employed at the 3,600-square-foot facility.
•The City of Auburn has been selected as a finalist in the Stellar Communities program. The city will receive $10,000 to prepare an in-depth Strategic Investment Plan proposal and will participate in a site visit with the state selection team. Two finalists will be announced in May as this year's Stellar Communities.
•Catalyst Marketing Design has been selected as agency of record for the Indiana Cable Telecommunications Association (ICTA) headquartered in Indianapolis.