Ohio Tech & Science

EY announces Sassa And Jan Akervall of Akervall Technologies Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalists in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

01 01 1970

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 4, 2017 -- EY today announced that founders, Sassa and Jan Akervall of Akervall Technologies are finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region.  The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  The Akervalls were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 21 at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).   "What was once just an embryo of an idea, has become a multi-faceted operation where we are not only able to create jobs here in Michigan, but also have global distribution of our products! The proof in the pudding that we are doing something right with this fantastic and humbling honor from E & Y," said Sassa Akervall. Now in its...

Executives from Honda, Progressive Insurance, Huntington National Bank...

01 01 1970

RPA in Action on display at the last SIG Summit Our recent Summit highlighted the importance of disruptive technologies in the world of procurement. Columbus, Oh. April 05, 2017 SIG, the premier membership organization for sourcing, procurement and outsourcing executives, today announces a one-day SIGnature event to be held in Columbus, Ohio this week, preceded by a 3-hour CPO networking event and breakfast meeting. The CPO Meet & Eat will kick off the events in Columbus on Thursday, April 6. An exclusive group of C-level executives will convene to discuss the CPO agenda and priorities for 2017, share a meal and hear from their peers. On Friday, April 7, the dialogue will continue at the Columbus SIGnature event, taking place from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Both events are being hosted at Honda North America. The SIGnature event provides education and local networking for professionals from Fortune 500 companies. A combination of practitioner presentations, facilitated roundtables...

ESO Solutions Releases New Version of Electronic Health Record (EHR) ePCR Software for Fire Departments and EMS With Positive ID Feature Approved by Ohio Board of Pharmacy

01 01 1970

"The national opioid crisis primarily involves prescription drug abusers who don't work in healthcare, but studies have shown that medication abuse among doctors, nurses and other medical professionals is a serious concern," said Kenny Schnell, Vice President and General Manager of the company's Electronic Health Record business unit. "The new version of EHR contains Positive Identification, a feature that creates accountability via a security credential process for caregivers who administer medications," Schnell continued. "Positive ID will help protect the people who protect others," he added. In addition to Positive ID, EHR also now features upgraded Specialty Patient Forms—screens that facilitate rapid treatment, assessment/screening and documentation of care for acute coronary syndrome, sepsis and other emergent conditions. One such upgrade, Rapid Arterial oCclusion Evaluation (RACE), is a built-in assessment...

EPA Honors GOJO As A 2017 Safer Choice Partner Of The Year

01 01 1970

AKRON, Ohio, May 9, 2017 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer and the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions, as a 2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year. GOJO will be honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 15, 2017. "The GOJO Purpose, Saving Lives and Making Life Better Through Well-Being Solutions, drives our commitment to solving real human problems and offering our customers gentle and effective hygiene solutions," said Jessica McCoy, GOJO vice president and general manager, business development. "Living our Purpose not only has a positive impact on public health and the world in which we live, but it also allows us to find new ways to innovate to create Sustainable Value for all GOJO stakeholders. One such innovation is our PURELL® Surface Disinfecting and Sanitizing Sprays." (PRNewsfoto/GOJO)... GOJO developed...

ENPRESS Commemorates 10-Year Milestone of Vortech® Product Line

01 01 1970

Eastlake, Ohio May 11, 2017 ENPRESS LLC proudly announces the 10-year anniversary of the manufacturer’s revolutionary Vortech® distribution technology. Over the past decade, Vortech® systems for water softening and iron or carbon filtration systems have saved over 14 billion gallons of water—and counting. “Vortech® has been a huge success for us over the past 10 years and a great benefit to water treatment professionals everywhere, “ said Danny Bauer, Sales & Marketing Manager at ENPRESS LLC. “This proven product can reduce backwash rates on filters and softeners by 30 percent or more, along with increasing the regenerate gains capacity of salt used for softeners.” Introduced in 2006, the Vortech® vessel, available in all size vessels from 7” to 16” diameters, features an exclusive and patented internal bottom plate distributor, which offers significant advantages over standard tanks. Testing has shown that Vortech backwash...

Energy Supply Company Partners with DonorsChoose.org to Fully Fund 54...

01 01 1970

Connecticut May 10, 2017 PALMco, an energy supply company, announced today that its commitment to DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit crowd funding platform where teachers can request classroom resources, has reached its fundraising goal of $11,000. The campaign reached over 3,800 students at 38 schools, completed funding for 54 projects, and mobilized donors to contribute with PALMco matching each dollar. PALMco’s latest commitment brings the total contributions to DonorsChoose.org projects to $86,000, all in support of local education initiatives in the communities that are served by the energy company. In December 2016, PALMco launched a “Double Your Impact” fundraising campaign through DonorsChoose.org with a maximum goal of $11,000. PALMco elected projects with an environmental science theme costing $800 or less from schools in low-income communities all throughout the state of Connecticut. Each time a donation was made by an individual on a qualifying project,...

Endeavor Schools Announces New Ohio Acquisition

01 01 1970

We are thrilled to expand our presence in the great state of Ohio with such an outstanding school. MIAMI, FL March 31, 2017 Endeavor Schools announced the recent acquisition of Montessori Academy of Cincinnati, a leading Montessori school that has served the Greater Cincinnati area for over 30 years. Montessori Academy of Cincinnati offers extraordinary education beginning with early childhood programs and extending through middle school. Founded in 1987 by Ken and Pat Elder, Montessori Academy of Cincinnati was initially called The Child’s Place. The school opened its doors with one pre-primary classroom and has grown exponentially ever since, changing their name in 1999 after establishing an elementary program. The Montessori Academy of Cincinnati has developed extensively over the years, expanding into elementary school and middle school while maintaining their original infant and toddler programs. The school currently serves students ranging from 18 months of age through...

Elytus Celebrates 10 Successful Years Helping Clients 'Waste Nothing' Through Innovative Technology

01 01 1970

Environmental Accomplishments Include Saving 20 Million Trees, Opening Zero Waste Office COLUMBUS, OHIO, June 30, 2017 - For the past decade, Elytus has been disrupting the waste management industry nationwide from its headquarters in Columbus, OH. On a mission to live out its motto, “Waste Nothing,” Elytus provides waste management and environmental services to its clients with a focus on recycling and sustainability. Elytus uses its proprietary software to help its clients manage their waste disposal contracts, recycling efforts and environmental initiatives. Their software, WINStream, audits the waste stream from a company to find inefficiencies and opportunities to become more sustainable and to save money. “Waste Nothing” is the Elytus motto, and the team, led by Millennial co-founder and President Matthew S. Hollis, applies this every day to save their clients time, money and resources. The philosophy even extends to the Elytus headquarters, where the office...

Elyria-Based Ohio Family Realty Affiliates With Century 21 Real Estate Franchise System

01 01 1970

ELYRIA, Ohio, May 8, 2017 -- Ohio Family Realty, an independently owned and operated real estate brokerage company in Elyria, announced today that it has joined the CENTURY 21® Franchise System and will now do business as CENTURY 21 DeAnna Realty. The company will continue to provide full-service real estate services to buyers and sellers throughout Greater Cleveland, and it will now benefit from the world-class marketing, agent learning and educational resources, and technology and productivity tools provided through its affiliation with the iconic CENTURY 21 brand. "CENTURY 21 DeAnna Realty is an excellent example of the success that is possible when you put customer service first," said Greg Sexton, Chief Operating Officer, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. "We are thrilled to welcome Mike DeAnna and his team to the CENTURY 21 System, and we look forward to helping them continue to grow their business." Century 21 Real Estate LLC. (PRNewsFoto/Century 21 Real Estate LLC) Broker/owner...

Echelon Appoints Networking Sales Veteran Andy Lovit to Lead Global Sales

01 01 1970

"We are pleased to have someone with Andy's stature and experience join our leadership team," said Ron Sege, CEO and Chairman, Echelon Corporation. "Andy's sales experience will be an asset in meeting customers' needs and guiding our sales organization to the next level." Lovit joins Echelon from Procera Networks, where he served as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Services. Prior to that, Lovit served as Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations for Fortress Solutions. Andy has also held Vice President of Sales and Field Operations roles at Bivio Networks, Ericsson, SkyStream Networks, Paradyne Corporation, and 3Com Corporation. Mr. Lovit holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University. About Echelon Corporation Echelon...

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