Ohio Business

Wendy's Smoky Mushroom Bacon Cheeseburger, the Name Says It All

19 02 2018

DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2018 -- Can't get enough of Wendy's fresh beef? Say no more! Wendy's is introducing what could be the most craveable cheeseburger to hit fast food menus. The new Smoky Mushroom Bacon Cheeseburger and Baked Potato takes deliciously different to a whole new level.Wendy's never-ending passion to serve the best hamburgers in the business extends beyond fresh beef1. The Smoky Mushroom Bacon Cheeseburger has every flavor you could crave on one bun, featuring smoky, sautéed portabella mushrooms, melted asiago cheese, crispy Applewood smoked bacon and crunchy fried onions atop of juicy, fresh never frozen beef (#duh). For those craving the same great taste sans beef, Wendy's Smoky Mushroom Bacon Potato is loaded with sautéed portabella mushrooms, cheddar cheese sauce and crispy Applewood smoked bacon.Check out Wendy's The Square Deal Blog for the inside scoop on what inspired this delectably craveable sandwich.Guests can purchase the Smoky...

Eagle Roofing Products Announces Recent Changes in New Market Development Initiative

19 02 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. February 19, 2018 Eagle Roofing Products announces recent changes in the New Market Development effort, a multi-faceted initiative to seek new growth opportunities and push the existing concrete tile roofing market north of the Sunbelt region. Since the initiative’s launch in 2015, Eagle has continued to create awareness in the non-core markets through various marketing approaches, including targeting professional roofing contractors and the design professional community. Initially, six sales representatives were also added to these markets to aid in the effort; however, with the growing need to target the northern regions, that number has recently increased to nine: Western Canada (Alberta & Saskatchewan) – Mr. Trevor Layng Western Washington/Oregon/British Columbia (Lower Mainland & Vancouver Island) – Mr. Christopher Schott Idaho/Wyoming/Montana/Eastern Washington – Mr. Craig Bailey Wisconsin/Illinois/Minnesota/Iowa/St. Louis Metro Area– Mr. Adam Fuchs Michigan/Ohio/Indiana/Eastern...

Acclaimed HGTV Show Makes Great Use of an MR Direct Sink

19 02 2018

MR Direct ADA sink used in Fixer Upper home It's stories like theirs that make this business personally rewarding for all of our employees. TOLEDO, Ohio February 19, 2018 It was with great pride that MR Direct received the news that one of its stainless steel sinks was installed during a recent episode of Fixer Upper. This popular television show on the HGTV network is hosted by Chip and Joanna Gaines, who own and operate a home remodeling and design business known as Magnolia Homes. For this makeover, Chip and Joanna teamed up with celebrity, Tim Tebow, to accomplish a very emotional transformation for a family in need. The episode features the Copp family of four. Melissa and Jody are the proud parents of two sons, Calan (9) and Lawson (5). Both boys have an extremely rare and life-threatening genetic condition that has rendered them wheelchair-bound for life. Previously, the Copp family was living in a modest apartment with little-to-no accommodation for the disabled....

Mercy Health Selects PMMC as Strategic Partner for Contract Management and Modeling

19 02 2018

“We chose PMMC because of their accurate solutions, expertise, and personalized approach as a partner. We look forward to seeing our managed care vision turn into reality.” CHARLOTTE, N.C. February 19, 2018 PMMC, a leading healthcare revenue cycle management company, was selected by Mercy Health, Ohio’s largest health system, as its strategic partner for contract management. Mercy Health is made up of 23 acute care hospitals across Ohio and Kentucky and is one of the largest health systems in the United States with more than 33,500 employees. “Our number one priority is delivering high-quality, cost-effective care to the communities we serve, especially the poor and underserved,” said Tom Golias, Chief Managed Care Officer at Mercy Health. “The strategic partnership with PMMC is the key to us becoming more targeted and efficient in our managed care function through the back-end of the revenue cycle and monitoring payer performance, which in turn, will allow us to continue...

TalentLaunch Network of Companies Receive Best of Staffing Recognition

19 02 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio February 19, 2018 TalentLaunch is proud to announce that its network of staffing companies won 15 of Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Less than 2% of all staffing firms in the U.S. have earned the Best of Staffing Award for service excellence. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by their clients and the permanent and temporary employees they’ve helped find jobs. On average, clients of winning agencies are 2.3 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those working with non-winning agencies. “At TalentLaunch, our mission is to deliver amazing experiences that drive great results. The companies in our network work tirelessly to place the right people in the right seats. Our recruiters look at the...

Dr. Abds-Sami Malik Honored by Marquis Who's Who for Professional Excellence in Chemistry

19 02 2018

    WESTERVILLE, OH, February 19, 2018 -- Dr. Abds-Sami Malik has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Since early adolescence, Dr. Malik has had a keen interest in the field of chemistry and mathematics; he has described mathematics as his "first love." As such, Dr. Malik was offered a scholarship to the University of Texas to pursue the study of chemistry. As a student of the University of Texas, Dr. Malik graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry with an additional Bachelor's degree in Mathematics. He subsequently continued his studies at Cornell University, later receiving a Master's degree and a Ph.D. in 1998. Following his graduation, Dr. Malik traveled to Scotland...

ACORD Solutions Group, Inc. Unveils 2018 Board of Directors

16 02 2018

PEARL RIVER, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2018 -- ACORD Solutions Group, Inc. (ASG), an organization that provides full-scale automation services and solutions for the global insurance industry, today announced its new board of directors.  The new Board, effective October 23, 2017, brings a wealth of experience to ASG by combining proven financial services and technology experts with insurance industry veterans. "ASG would like to welcome its new Board of Directors," said ASG CEO Peter Teresi. "As a newly developed, industry-owned company, we are incredibly grateful and fortunate to be represented by this senior group of accomplished leaders. I look forward to working closely with all of them as we move ASG forward." The 2018 ASG Board of Directors includes: John Kellington, Chairman of the Board of ACORD Solutions Group (ASG) and currently Senior Vice President and CIO of Cincinnati Financial Corporation, which markets Property, Casualty, and Life insurance through independent...

ACORD Unveils 2018 Board Of Directors

16 02 2018

PEARL RIVER, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2018 -- ACORD, the global standards-setting body for the insurance industry, today announced its 2018 Board of Directors. The ACORD Board continues to be led by J. Spero Zacharias and consists of 26 members, including two new directors. Zacharias, Senior Vice President of Chubb, was elected Chair of the Board last year. "Our industry is changing rapidly and we have to evolve with it," said ACORD President and CEO Bill Pieroni. "I'd like to welcome our new Directors, and look forward to working with the Board this year to continue to drive ACORD forward." The new Directors include: John M. Artesani, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Lexington Insurance Company. In his role at Lexington, Artesani oversees the organization's operational management, working on the development and design of processes and systems Lexington relies on to conduct business. Mark Cook, Global Chief Information Officer, Marsh. In this role,...

AK Steel Applauds Findings and Recommendations by Commerce to President Trump for Action on the Section 232 Trade Investigation

16 02 2018

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2018 -- AK Steel (NYSE:AKS) said today that it applauds U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross for his recommendations to President Trump that broad based relief be implemented to address the surge of steel imports that he determined threaten to impair the national security of the United States.“We are pleased with the recommendations by Secretary Ross that tough and effective actions be taken in a holistic manner to mitigate the flood of steel imports into the U.S.,” said Roger K. Newport, Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel.  “We commend Secretary Ross and his team at the Commerce Department for this work, and all that he and others have been doing on important trade issues with President Trump and his Administration.  We urge prompt action on these recommendations.”“We agree that the ongoing high level of imports is a threat to the national security of our country,” said Roger Newport.  “This is particularly true for electrical...

Store Closing Sales Begin at 42 Select Bon-Ton Store Locations

16 02 2018

CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2018 -- The Bon-Ton Stores began store closing sales on February 1 at 42 select locations as part of the Company's recently announced store rationalization program and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filing on February 6, 2018. The in-store sales will take place at Bon-Ton branded stores as well as other retail nameplates owned by the retailer including Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, and Younkers stores in the locations listed below. More stores are expected to be added to the store closing process. Shoppers will find significant price reductions of at least 30% - 50% off the lowest ticketed prices on brand name apparel, shoes, accessories and jewelry for women, men, juniors and children. Consumers will be able to take advantage of the tremendous savings on a full selection of merchandise in a wide range of styles and sizes.  The sale will also feature great deals across all other departments including fashion, fragrances,...

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