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Prominent Automotive Logistics Leader Joins Surgere
Prominent Automotive Logistics Leader Joins Surgere

2017-08-04

I look forward to sharing the passion for the technology Surgere offers, and helping our clients achieve success on the bottom line. Green, Ohio August 04, 2017 — Silvio is an automotive executive with 25 years of experience in global supply chain management. His responsibilities included global logistics, customs, packaging, materials and purchasing. Silvio comes to Surgere most recently after fifteen years of experience as the Senior Director Supply Chain Management of Cooper Standard Automotive, Inc., a tier one supplier based in Novi, Michigan. He has been an adjunct faculty member at the Mike Ilitch School of Business, Global Supply Chain Department, at Wayne State University in Detroit since 2013. He also...

Richard Sites Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who
Richard Sites Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who

2017-08-04

    COLUMBUS, OH, August 04, 2017 — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Richard Sites a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Richard Sites celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. 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. Backed by more than 40 years of industry experience, Mr. Sites currently works in a number of high-pressure positions, including attorney for the Ohio Hospital Association, officer for the Ohio Alliance for Civil Justice, legal alumni for the Wooster Steering Committee, and board trustee with Lifeline. Earlier...

SCA Sweeping Corporation of America Acquires Reilly Sweeping, Inc.
SCA Sweeping Corporation of America Acquires Reilly Sweeping, Inc.

2017-08-03

Press Release – updated: Aug 3, 2017 07:00 EDT Cleveland, Ohio, August 3, 2017 – SCA Sweeping Corporation of America (“SCA”), a Soundcore Capital Partners (“SCP”) portfolio company, has acquired Fairless Hills, PA based Reilly Sweeping, Inc. (“RSI”).  This combination forms the largest self-performing power sweeping company in the United States.  With this acquisition, SCA now operates a fleet of 350 units through 21 locations in the eastern-half of the United States.  Brothers Patrick, Sean, and Michael Reilly have become shareholders in SCA and will continue in senior leadership roles. SCA’s President & CEO, Christopher Valerian stated “RSI is one of the most respected companies in our industry.  With a majority of its operations contiguous to our existing locations, RSI...

Kia Selects OEC for Collision Parts Ordering and Fulfillment
Kia Selects OEC for Collision Parts Ordering and Fulfillment

2017-08-03

Cleveland, Ohio August 03, 2017 — OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announced that Kia Motors America has added CollisionLink to its collision parts marketing program. The CollisionLink parts ordering and fulfillment solution will allow Kia’s dealer network to access competitive pricing on eligible OE parts and expand their market penetration in the U.S. Kia is the 23rd automotive dealer network in North America to use CollisionLink to facilitate their parts marketing program. With the addition of Kia, virtually 100 percent of all consumer vehicles on the road in the U.S. are now supported by CollisionLink. “We are excited to bring Kia on board and to assist with their collision parts program,” said Bill Lopez, OEC...

Crimson Cup Introduces New, Improved Coffee Bags for Award-Winning Consumer Coffees
Crimson Cup Introduces New, Improved Coffee Bags for Award-Winning Consumer Coffees

2017-08-03

The new bags carry updated brand elements to share the story of Crimson Cup and are designed to make storage more convenient. Columbus, Ohio August 03, 2017 — Columbus Coffee Roaster Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has introduced two new, improved 12-oz. coffee bags that make it easier for consumers to purchase and store their favorite coffee. “We developed new packaging to support our passion for sourcing and roasting incredible coffees,” said Founder and President Greg Ubert. “The new bags carry updated brand elements to share the story of Crimson Cup and are designed to make storage more convenient.”

Acquisition Creates High-Tech National Advisory Firm
Acquisition Creates High-Tech National Advisory Firm

2017-08-02

BD Capital Partners LLC Acquires benefitRFP™ Acquisition Creates National Total Risk Management Firm DAYTON, OH – 08/02/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — BD Capital Partners LLC, a direct investor of high-end commercial property and casualty firms, announced today that it has acquired benefitRFP™ and Affiliated Companies as part of a cash and equity transaction. benefitRFP™ is a national executive benefits and technology company headquartered in Sacramento, California. benefitRFP™ and Affiliated Companies offer some of the most prolific cloud-based executive benefit programs in America. Co-founded by Bob Nienaber, benefitRFP™...

Libbey Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results
Libbey Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results

2017-08-01

“Second quarter sales results were in line with our expectations, as an intensely competitive pricing environment continues to linger on a global basis,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William Foley. “We remain confident that we are taking the appropriate measures to improve the long-term performance of our business. We’re seeing indications that certain pricing initiatives we implemented last quarter are taking hold, and that our new product initiatives are beginning to gain traction in the marketplace. We’re also very pleased that our new e-commerce platform launched on time and on budget in mid-July.” Foley concluded, “As we look to the second half of the year, we believe that the strategic initiatives we’ve been focused on over the last year will start to contribute and alleviate some of the short-term competitive pressures in our market. We remain the strongest, most innovative glass tableware company in the world, and we look forward to a better...

Goodyear, United Steelworkers reach tentative labor agreement
Goodyear, United Steelworkers reach tentative labor agreement

2017-07-30

AKRON, Ohio, July 29, 2017 — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) and the United Steelworkers (USW) have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year master labor contract covering nearly 7,000 workers at five plants in the United States. “We believe we have crafted a new labor agreement that positions both Goodyear and the United Steelworkers for success in the future,” said Jim Allen, Goodyear’s vice president, Global Labor Relations. The tentative agreement is subject to a ratification vote by USW members at the five plants covered by the contract: Akron, Ohio; Danville, Va.; Fayetteville, N.C.; Gadsden, Ala.; and Topeka, Kan. It is expected that the local unions will schedule ratification votes within the next few weeks. Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs approximately 65,000...

The Columbus Daily Crier Local News Website Offers Columbus Breaking News
The Columbus Daily Crier Local News Website Offers Columbus Breaking News

2017-07-29

COLUMBUS, OH – 07/29/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — The Columbus Daily Crier, sometimes referred to as ColumbusBreakingNews.com or just Columbus Breaking News, is a local news website offering national and local news in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus Breaking News syndicates news release directly from Perpetual Wire, the world’s leading digital provider of news-related content; and offers the ability for residents to send in local news in their neighborhood and community. Columbus Breaking News also provides 

Regina M. Mitchell Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication
Regina M. Mitchell Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication

2017-07-29

Regina M. Mitchell Recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication Warren, OH, July 29, 2017– Regina M. Mitchell of Warren, Ohio has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2017 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements for over 25 years in the field of steel equipment manufacturing. About Regina M. MitchellMrs. Mitchell is the President of Warren Fabricating Corporation which is a manufacturer that conducts fabricating, machining and assembly of large steel equipment for the mining, power generation and energy industries. She is also serves as Managing Member for Ohio Steel Sheet and Plate, Inc., a steel plate service center located in Hubbard, Ohio. She is responsible for planning budgets and timelines and manages production. She oversees and implements all employee benefits programs and serves as a project manager for capital...

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