Ohio Business

NiSource Reports 2017 Earnings

20 02 2018

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Feb. 20, 2018 -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) today announced, on a GAAP basis, income from continuing operations for the twelve months ended December 31, 2017 of $128.6 million, or $0.39 per share, compared to $328.1 million, or $1.02 per share, for the same period of 2016. NiSource also reported net operating earnings (non-GAAP) of $397.5 million, or $1.21 per share for the twelve months ended December 31, 2017, compared to $351.2 million, or $1.09 per share, for the same period of 2016. For the three months ended December 31, 2017, NiSource reported a loss from continuing operations (GAAP) of $52.4 million, or $0.16 per share, compared to income from continuing operations of $88.8 million, or $0.28 per share, for the same period of 2016. On a non-GAAP basis, net operating earnings were $110.3 million, or $0.33 per share, compared to $107.6 million, or $0.33 per share, for the same period in 2016. Reflected in the GAAP results are certain balance...

The Brandon Agency's RiverLights Campaign Continues to Earn National Acclaim

20 02 2018

February 20, 2018 - CHARLESTON, S.C.– In the “Best Welcome Center” category, Newland Communities relied on branding expertise from The Brandon Agency to help shape the overall concept of the RiverLights Information Center. Collaborating with the RiverLights team for more than a year before the welcome center was officially opened, the agency helped to develop a chic coastal-inspired area to exemplify the lifestyle. The center features information about home offerings, a custom map of the community built atop an actual boat, the local tide chart and calendar of community events. The center was built with an open concept that flows into a cozy coffee shop, Magnolia Social Café, to serve as a welcoming space for visitors.As part of the campaign to introduce RiverLights, Wilmington, N.C.’s premier coastal community, The Brandon Agency worked to develop the “Holiday Festival of Homes” event, held in December 2016. This event was recognized in the “Best Sales Promotion” category....

Hamilton Mill's Pipeline H2O Alum Recognized as ASBDC Showcase Client

20 02 2018

HAMILTON, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2018 -- America's Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), SBDC leaders, advisors, clients, partners and stakeholders gathered for the fourth annual 2018 Client Showcase and Reception on Tuesday, Feb. 13 on Capitol Hill. Representative Steve Chabot of Ohio, Chairman of the Committee on Small Business and Representative Nydia Velazquez of New York and Ranking Member of the Committee on Small Business addressed the reception guests. Hamilton Mill and Butler County SBDC client WaterStep was one of 11 SBDC clients from across the country that were recognized last week."The most important part of what SBDCs do is the clients. Our impact numbers for the national economy are impressive but, what is really impressive is the hard work, ideas and success of our SBDC clients. This showcase gives a glimpse at the array of innovators, and doers that SBDCs help every day all across the country," said Charles "Tee" Rowe, President & CEO of America's...

Hamilton Mill's Pipeline H2O Alum Recognized as ASBDC Showcase Client

19 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 19, 2018 16:59 EST HAMILTON, Ohio, February 19, 2018 - ​America's Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), SBDC leaders, advisors, clients, partners and stakeholders gathered for the fourth annual 2018 Client Showcase and Reception on Tuesday, Feb. 13 on Capitol Hill. Representative Steve Chabot of Ohio, Chairman of the Committee on Small Business and Representative Nydia Velazquez of New York and Ranking Member of the Committee on Small Business addressed the reception guests. Hamilton Mill and Butler County SBDC client WaterStep was one of 11 SBDC clients from across the country that were recognized last week. "The most important part of what SBDCs do is the clients. Our impact numbers for the national economy are impressive but, what is really impressive is the hard work, ideas and success of our SBDC clients. This showcase gives a glimpse at the array of innovators, and doers that SBDCs help every day all across the country," said...

A. Schulman Showcases Their New LYTEX™ SF at JEC 2018

19 02 2018

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2018 -- A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq:SHLM), a leading international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites and resins, will be presenting its latest innovations and a broad range of Engineered Composites at the JEC World Exhibition in Paris, Hall 6, Booth N28.At JEC, A. Schulman's Engineered Composites business will be highlighting its recently launched sheet molding compound (SMC) material LYTEXTM SF.  This new epoxy-based, Styrene-Free material addresses critical market needs such as low out gassing and reduced volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions while maintaining a premium surface appearance for a high-end look and feel. “This next generation material is a great example of how A. Schulman remains focused on our customers and continues to drive innovation,” says Frank Roederer, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the United States & Canada Region and Engineered Composites at A. Schulman.  “Not...

PPG Appoints Senior Business Director, Mobility

19 02 2018

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that Ranju Arya will become senior business director, mobility, effective immediately. Arya will lead PPG’s efforts in developing and commercializing paint and coatings technologies for autonomous and electric vehicles. He will report to Gary Danowski, vice president, automotive OEM coatings, and Tim Knavish, senior vice president, industrial coatings. Arya was previously account director, automotive OEM coatings, and brings more than 20 years of experience with PPG in global business development and corporate strategy. PPG is developing a broad portfolio of advanced coatings that play key roles in the deployment of autonomous and electric vehicles. These products include exterior coatings that enhance vehicle visibility to light detection and ranging (LIDAR) systems; easy-to-clean coatings that help prevent obstruction of autonomous vehicle sensors; and environmentally-sensitive cathode and anode coatings used to store and...

Global Swimming Costume Dryer Market - Increase in the Number of Swimming Pools to Boost Growth| Technavio

19 02 2018

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Global Reinforced Plastics Industry

19 02 2018

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2018 -- Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/92426The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.The report profiles 89 companies including many key and niche players such as:- 3B-the Fiberglass Company- A. Schulman, Inc.- BASF SE- China Jushi Co., Ltd.- Chongqing Polycomp International Corporation- Core Molding Technologies, Inc.Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/92426REINFORCED PLASTICS MCP-1016 A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT CONTENTSI. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting LimitationsDisclaimersData...

Take your DISC Certification to the Next Level with PeopleKeys' Business Partner Training Program

19 02 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2018 -- PeopleKeys, a world leader in Behavioral Analysis Training and Certification, is proud to announce the release of their new Business Partner Training Program. The course was created with independent coaching and consulting business partners in mind to provide a deeper dive into techniques and best practices for using and applying DISC behavioral analysis within their own businesses. Over the past 30 years, PeopleKeys has certified hundreds of thousands in DISC applied principles, and provided millions of behavioral reports to clients through their sophisticated SAAS reporting platform. The Business Partner Training Program was the result of increased demand from DISC-Certified clients requesting guidance for wrapping their business around DISC Behavioral Analysis.  PeopleKeys' Master Trainer, John Schindell, believes this course is the missing piece for PeopleKeys clients who are entrepreneurs or want to increase their reach. ...

United Wholesale Mortgage Makes Virtual E-Closing Available to Borrowers in 16 States, Now Includes Purchases

19 02 2018

TROY, Mich., Feb. 19, 2018 -- United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) has expanded the reach of its virtual e-closing capabilities, as borrowers in 16 states can now enjoy the industry's first end-to-end online mortgage experience without wet signing any documents – and for the first time ever, the virtual process can also be applied to purchase transactions. Originally just offered in four states (Illinois, Montana, Virginia and Washington), the 12-state expansion now introduces the mortgage industry's first real e-closing process to Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio and Tennessee. UWM continues to partner with Boston-based Notarize to make the technology available to consumers. "Making virtual e-closing technology available in more states and opening it up to purchase business is a huge deal as even more mortgage brokers and borrowers have access to the easiest, most convenient closing process possible,"...

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