Officials toast to new business

GREENFIELD — Local officials recently congratulated BeijingWest Industries on the passage of tax abatement from the Greenfield City Council.
The Beijing-headquartered company, which produces the MagneRide suspension system, will invest more than $80 million to build and equip a new 276,514-square-foot manufacturing
facility in Greenfield’s Progress Park. They plan to break ground on the new facility this
summer and launch production in August 2019.
BWI plans to begin hiring for machine operators, maintenance and lab technicians in February 2018. A local economic development organization founded in 1985 and a 501c-6  organization, Hancock Economic Development Council serves the communities within Hancock County. For more information, visit or call 317-477-7241.

Local wound center earns national award

GREENFIELD — Hancock Regional Hospital celebrates its Center for Wound Healing earning the Center of Distinction Award and the Center of Excellence Award. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent. For the Center of Excellence Award, more than 334 centers were eligible for the award.“We are proud to be recognized as one of the top wound care centers in the nation and congratulate our physicians, nurses and clinicians who’ve been identified as experts in wound care and hyperbaric medicine,” said Stacie Sarber, MBA, Hancock Regional Hospital’s Center for Wound Healing program director.

Hancock Regional Hospital’s Centers for Wound Healing offers outpatient wound care services and treatments, including physical therapy, lab evaluation, nutritional and pain management and education, nuclear medicine, radiology, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy at its three locations in Greenfield, Shelbyville and McCordsville.

Assisted living facility earns service award

GREENFIELD — Springhurst Health Campus received the Diamond Award in recognition of its customer service excellence at Trilogy’s recent spring meeting in Cincinnati, April 17 to 19.

Twice a year, Trilogy solicits feedback from residents and their families through Customer Satisfaction Surveys. Their responses are used to identify places where the campus excels and opportunities for growth. Springhurst received recognition for their scores in staff attitude, quality of nursing care, food quality, activity programming and cleanliness.

“At Springhurst, we are united in the same goal: to exceed the expectations of our customers,” said executive director Traci Scott. “Our scores on the Customer Satisfaction Survey reflect the commitment of every Springhurst team member, and it is with great pride that we receive this recognition.”

Companywide, nearly 10,000 surveys were mailed out. More than half of the surveys were returned, with nearly 90 percent of customers responding that they would recommend their Trilogy campus. Trilogy Health Services currently operates 107 senior health and hospitality communities throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan.