Indesign, LLC Receives Top Workplaces Award

Indesign, LLC has been selected as one of Central Indiana’s Top Workplaces based on a survey conducted for the Indianapolis Star newspaper. This is the fourth consecutive year that Indesign has been selected for the Top Workplaces award. Indesign was ranked #2 in the small companies’ category for the award. The Top Workplaces rankings are determined based on employee feedback.

The Top Workplaces awards were announced in the Indianapolis Star newspaper on April 20th. The Indy Star article reported that “Indesign goes beyond keeping engineers wired puzzling over the next challenge to provide flexible, family-friendly scheduling and a team-focused atmosphere with literal buy-in at all levels.”

Indesign received a special award for Communications in the TopWorkplaces survey this year. Kathy Rima, Executive VP at Indesign commented “Good communications is key to our having a great team and a great work environment. We put a lot of emphasis on open communication throughout the organization and with all of our clients.”

The Top Workplaces survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. More information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics can be found at www.topworkplaces.com.

Indesign, LLC Expands Android Development Capability

Indesign, LLC, a nationally recognized engineering design firm specializing in electronic product development, has expanded its design capability for embedded system products utilizing Android operating systems. Indesign engineers have recently completed several new product developments which included extensive Android embedded software design.

The Android operating system is becoming a preferred OS for many different types of products. The extensive presence in the marketplace of smartphones, tablets and feature-rich touchscreen devices has created a desire to include similar types of user interfaces in other products. Products with Android operating systems are now being used in a wide variety of markets, such as medical, industrial, transportation, consumer electronics, etc.

CEO of Indesign, Jerry Gotway commented, “Users have gotten so accustomed to the smartphone and tablet paradigm that many of our clients are asking us to create a similar look and feel for their products. In order to best meet the needs of our clients we’ve chosen to expand our Android design capability. The use of Android enables a quicker and more reliable path to developing products with superior user interfaces.”

Indesign’s engineering team has created hardware and board support package designs that are ready for Android application code development. Indesign has designed peripherals that can be connected to Android based smartphones and tablets. Indesign can also provide a full-turnkey solution, including the Android application software that is ready for production.

Indesign Ranked in 2014 Best Places to Work

Indesign, LLC was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Indiana, making this the 5th consecutive year to be selected. The official Best Places to Work rankings will be unveiled at an awards dinner on May 1, 2014, at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.

Winners were selected from four categories:

  • Small-sized companies (15-74 US employees)
  • Medium-sized companies (75-249 US employees)
  • Large-sized companies (250-999 US employees)
  • Major-sized companies (1,000+ US employees)

The top companies in the state were determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys. The Best Companies Group, which handled the selection process, oversees similar programs in 23 other states. This year there were a record tying 100 companies selected for the award.

Indiana Chamber President and CEO Kevin Brinegar commented, “We have a lot of great employers in Indiana that are providing a productive, employee-friendly work environment that also leads to success for the organization. We are happy to recognize those companies which took part in the program and encourage even more companies to join the process for 2015.”

Indesign Exhibits at 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES®)

Indesign, LLC, an Indianapolis based engineering design firm, is exhibiting at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show. This is Indesign’s 17th year to exhibit at the International CES.

The International CES® is the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, featuring more than 3,200 exhibitors across 1.9 million net square feet of exhibit space in Las Vegas, Nevada. Exhibitors include manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more; a conference program with more than 300 sessions; and over 152,000 attendees from more than 150 countries.

At CES, Indesign showcases their electronic product development services as well as some of their recently designed high-tech products. Indesign’s exhibit of a variety of wireless and wired products includes products that interface with smartphones, M2M products with internet connectivity, and products with Graphical User Interface (GUI) displays. Many of these products were designed for the consumer electronics market; some of the products were designed for industrial, medical, military or transportation markets.

Indesign CEO, Jerry Gotway commented “CES provides a great opportunity for us to exhibit some of our latest new technology product developments, as well as allowing us to follow the latest new technology introductions from other companies at the show. We are able to meet with many potential new clients, who attend the four day event. CES also allows us to connect with many of our existing clients from throughout the US who attend CES.”

About CES 2014 – Las Vegas, NV January 7-10, 2014

With more than four decades of success, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) reaches across global markets, connects the industry and enables CE innovations to grow and thrive.

The International CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $203 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

Indesign, LLC, Expands Its Engineering Facility

Indesign, LLC, a multi-discipline engineering design firm specializing in electronic product development, celebrated an expansion of its design engineering facility this week. The new addition to its facility increases the size of the company’s offices at 8225 E. 56th Street to a total of 30,000 square feet.

The facility expansion will allow the company to add 15 more engineering staff members to its existing staff of 70 persons. The added space provides offices for engineering, project management, and IT teams. The facility expansion also adds engineering labs and conference room facilities.

Jerry Gotway, CEO of Indesign commented, “We are very proud of this expansion, since it represents the growth that our company has experienced. We would like to thank all of our clients for choosing Indesign as their product development partner and allowing our business to grow. And, we especially want to thank our Indesign team members for all of their contributions that have made Indesign a successful, growing company. Our employee-owned culture has been a key factor in our growth.”

Indesign Exhibits at International CTIA WIRELESS® 2013 – M2M Zone

Indesign joins more than 1,000 exhibitors at International CTIA WIRELESS 2013 taking place on May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. International CTIA WIRELESS is the most comprehensive marketplace for mobile innovation and technology in North America. With first time exhibitors alongside industry titans, the International CTIA WIRELESS exhibit floor represents the next generation of mobile technology at the industry’s largest International marketplace.

Representing one of the fastest-growing segments in wireless, Indesign will exhibit examples of its product development capabilities in Booth #5536 on the International CTIA WIRELESS 2013 M2M Zone show floor. Indesign has developed a wide variety of M2M wireless products for its clients, including devices with standard wireless protocols as well as devices with custom wireless protocols. These products were developed for various markets, including medical, consumer electronics, industrial, transportation, communications, and military markets.

“We look forward to exhibiting at the CTIA trade show again this year. CTIA Wireless allows Indesign to share our new wireless technology design capabilities with many people over a 3 day period. This show also is a great opportunity for us to meet with many of our existing clients from throughout the US who attend CTIA Wireless.” Indesign CEO, Jerry Gotway commented.

For a full exhibitor list, show floor highlights, and register for International CTIA WIRELESS 2013 visit: http://www.ctia2013.com/.

About CTIA
CTIA-The Wireless Association® is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry’s leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, DC. Visit www.ctia.org.

Indesign Ranks #4 in the Best Places to Work in Indiana 2013

Indesign, LLC was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana – Ranking #4 in the Small Company category. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, BizVoice®, Inside INdiana Business, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – IN State Council, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and Best Companies Group.

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Indiana, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana list of 100 companies is made up of the following size categories:

33 Small-sized companies (15-74 US employees)
28 Medium-sized companies (75-249 US employees)
17 Large-sized companies (250-999 US employees)
22 Major-sized companies (1,000+ US employees)

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
– Have at least 15 employees working in Indiana;
– Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
– Be a publicly or privately held business;
– Have a facility in the state of Indiana; and
– Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Indiana. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Indiana and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

Indesign, LLC was recognized and honored at the 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana Awards Dinner coordinated by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, May 2nd. The final rankings were announced at the event.

Indesign, LLC Receives Top Workplaces Award

Indesign, LLC has been selected as one of Central Indiana’s Top Workplaces based on a survey sponsored by The Indianapolis Star newspaper. This is the third successive year that Indesign has been selected for this award. Indesign ranked 4th overall among the small companies that participated in the Top Workplaces survey.

Survey results from Central Indiana’s workforce also determined the top five employers with the highest level of overall employee engagement among all companies (small, medium, and large) participating in the survey. Indesign ranked in the top five in each of the three categories of connection, direction, and execution.

An article in the Indianapolis Star on April 14th noted that “At Indesign, engineering design firms on the city’s northeast side, workers have a strong sense of connection, not only with the company but also with its clients. Workers will tell you that they are not just in the business of creating new products; they are also helping dreams come true for others.”

The Top Workplaces are determined based on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 37 major publishing partners and recognizes a list of 150 National Top Workplaces.

Indianapolis Star published the complete list of Top Workplaces on April 14, 2013. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and www.workplacedynamics.com.

Indesign, LLC Announces Certified LabVIEW Developer Capability

Indesign, LLC, a nationally recognized engineering design firm specializing in electronic product development, has announced Certified LabVIEW Developer capability.

Indesign’s engineering staff now includes a National Instruments’ Certified LabVIEW Developer (CLD), in addition to a Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD). The CLD certification indicates that an engineer has shown the ability to design and develop functional LabVIEW programs while minimizing development time and ensuring maintainability. The CLAD certification indicates a broad working knowledge of the LabVIEW environment, a basic understanding of coding and documentation best practices, and the ability to understand and interpret existing code.

The CLD and CLAD certifications equip the Indesign engineering staff with the knowledge and tools to design and develop various manufacturing test solutions and design verification test tools utilizing National Instruments’ LabVIEW software and various test and measurement hardware. LabVIEW allows test fixtures to interact with both virtual and physical equipment including instrumentation, robotics, lab equipment, and data acquisition devices.

Indesign is a member of the National Instruments’ Alliance Partner Network. The Alliance Partner Network enables Indesign access to National Instruments’ support from 250 National Instruments’ Engineers on staff at all times. Full access to National Instruments’ libraries enables faster development of more efficient test systems. Shorter test times using LabVIEW automation allows for lower cost in both design and manufacturing.

Indesign, dedicated to the continued success of its clients, offers state of the art design and development through innovative concepts and design of comprehensive engineering design services for embedded electronic products and systems. These services include electrical circuit design, RF, software/firmware design, mechanical design, testing/validation services, project management and a host of other services dedicated to the development of electronic products and solutions.

Indesign Named One of The Best Places to Work

Indesign, LLC was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, BizVoice®, Inside INdiana Business, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – IN State Council, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and Best Companies Group.

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Indiana, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana list of 100 companies is made up of the following size categories:

33 Small-sized companies (15-74 US employees)
28 Medium-sized companies (75-249 US employees)
17 Large-sized companies (250-999 US employees)
22 Major-sized companies (1,000+ US employees)

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
– Have at least 15 employees working in Indiana;
– Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
– Be a publicly or privately held business;
– Have a facility in the state of Indiana; and
– Must be in business a minimum of 1 year.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Indiana. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Indiana and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

Indesign, LLC will be recognized and honored at the 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana Awards Dinner coordinated by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, May 2nd. The final rankings will be announced at the event.