The ISBDC EDGE Awards celebrate Economic Development and Growth through Entrepreneurship. EDGE Award recipients fall into one of two categories: Emerging or Established businesses. Eligibility is limited to clients of the ISBDC through one-on-one confidential counseling through a trained ISBDC business advisor, participation in ISBDC programming, or use of ISBDC tools and business resources. EDGE Award recipients have been selected locally by the regional ISBDC staff that works directly with the business.
2009 Award Recipients
Axis Home Health Care (Plainfield) – Emerging Category – Provides health care services for home-bound seniors.
AeroCat LLC (Portland) – Emerging Category – Develops and builds high-performance bicycles.
Wildcat Creek Winery (Lafayette) – Emerging Category – Tippecanoe County’s first winery.
USCOMBATGEAR.com LLC (Butler) – Emerging Category – Produces an ammunition magazine well cover that securely protects weaponry when ammunition is removed.
Total Green Energy Solutions (Lowell) – Emerging Category – Former HVAC service provider that has expanded into geothermal solutions, hybrid heating and cooling, energy auditing and solar panels.
Wear to Win (Granger) – Emerging Category – Online provider of women’s golf apparel.
ReFrame LLC (Bloomington) – Emerging Category – Environmentally-focused preservation custom framing business.
Stray Light Optical Technologies (Scottsburg) – Emerging Category – Engineering research and development firm in optics, lighting, optical computing, energy storage, thermal design and nano technology industries, among others.
Nichols Fire and Fleet (Evansville) – Emerging Category – Vehicle maintenance provider.
Hallie Hound Barkery (West Terre Haute) – Emerging Category – Maker of homemade dog treats, samplers and gift baskets.
Taste of Indiana (Indianapolis) – Established Category – Gift-basket business supporting more than 100 small, regional Indiana food products companies.
Mosey Manufacturing Co. (Richmond) – Established Category – Automotive parts supplier diversifying into individual mobility products for wheelchair-bound adults.
AndyMark Inc. (Kokomo) – Established Category – Developer and seller of hardware for mobility robotics and truck accessory products.
Visionary Web LLC and Visionary Computers LLC (Wabash) – Established Category – Provider of comprehensive web-related services and technology consulting.
Global Land Surveying (Michigan City) – Established Category – Surveying firm using Global Positioning System technology to provide land surveying and engineering services.
Valley Screen Process Co., Inc. (Mishawaka) – Established Category – Graphic decal supplier for RV and marine industries expanding into children’s wall graphics market.
Sherlock Homes Inspection Service Inc. (Bloomington) – Established Category – Home inspection service expanding into energy analysis and retrofitting.
AUTOBEYOURS.com (Scottsburg) – Established Category – Restorer and modifier of Toyota Prius automobiles into vehicles that get 100 miles-per-gallon.
Milestone Investments LLC (Evansville) – Established Category – Distressed property buyer and rehabilitator expanding into general contracting with a focus on design and individual customer service.
Accurate Insulation (West Terre Haute) – Established Category – Commercial and industrial insulation contractor, which is expanding into energy appraisal market.