All Things Business

Ideal Electric Sold To Houston Concern; Returns To Private Hands

14 Sep , 2017  

Ideal Electric Company, formerly owned by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. of South Korea, announced on Wednesday that the Mansfield company has been wholly acquired by a privately held affiliate of Gulf Electroquip Ltd. of Houston, Texas. More…

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Webinar Offered On Attracting And Retaining Talent

3 Sep , 2017  

Join Richland Community Development Group and the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce as they participate in a webinar entitled “Thriving Rural Communities: Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Talent.”

There is no charge for you to attend, but seating is limited. More…

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Mansfield Company Receives Job Creation Tax Credit

31 Aug , 2017  

There was good news for the Mansfield economy today, as a local project was among those which received job creation tax credits from the State of Ohio.

The Governor’s office announced the awards, which represented eight projects set to create 3,792 new jobs and retain 459 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $115 million in new payroll, and spur more than $377 million in investments across Ohio. More…

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Calling All Budding Teenaged Entrepreneurs

30 Aug , 2017  

The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for the third annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA! Richland).

A free informational session will be held on Wednesday, September 6 from 6 PM to 7 PM at the Chamber office, 55 North Mulberry Street in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Local Unemployment Numbers Rise Slightly

26 Aug , 2017  

Unemployment rose a bit in north central Ohio in July, matching a trend across the state of Ohio.

When labor numbers were released this week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Service’s Bureau of Labor Market Information, rates across the state ranged from Mercer County’s 3.5% to Trumbull County’s 8.7%. More…

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Auction Marks End Of Geyers In Richland County

2 Aug , 2017  

On Tuesday, interested buyers convened in person and online to purchase the tangible remainders of what was once a strong retailing presence in Richland County.

The scene was the former Geyers Market at 660 South Diamond Street in Mansfield. More…

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Gorman-Rupp Declares Dividend; Shares Financial Results

29 Jul , 2017  

The Board of Directors of The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.115 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable September 8, to shareholders of record as of August 15. This marks the 270th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by The Gorman-Rupp Company.

The company also reported fnancial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2017. More…

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Kindred Hospital To Close; 111 Jobs Impacted

28 Jul , 2017  

Updated 8:45 AM: See Below

In documents filed on Wednesday with the State of Ohio Office of Workforce Development, Kindred Hospital Central Ohio has announced closure of its Mansfield operation. More…

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: US 30

22 Jul , 2017  

It’s the latest in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series — today looking one of the main transportation routes in Richland County and north central Ohio – US 30. More…

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New Greensboro Carousel Being Built in Mansfield

18 Jul , 2017  

The Rotary Club of Greensboro, North Carolina is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. As a thank-you to the community, the Club has undertaken the financing of a new custom-made carousel which will be housed at the Greensboro Science Center.

The ride will be built, however, right here in Mansfield. More…

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Three Richland County Products Make All-Ohio List

17 Jul , 2017  

The Research Office of the Ohio Development Services Agency has issued its most recent compendium of products made in Ohio.

Begun as far back as 2010, the July 2017 listing shows an increasing number of products which are exclusively Buckeye-made. More…

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Richland Mall Gains One Store; Loses Another

14 Jul , 2017  

Mixed news came to Richland Mall this week, as a new store opened and another announced its closure.

Bridal and Formal Wear by B opened on July 12 in a new location next to Avita Ontario Hospital. Formerly housed in the Kohls Plaza across and down Lexington Springmill Road, pictures of their new store can be viewed below. More…

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