All Things Business, History & Tourism

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: US 30

26 Feb , 2018  

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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All Things Business

Digital Marketing And Yes, There Were Great Donuts And Coffee

24 Feb , 2018  

As sessions got underway at Friday’s donuts + coffee + digital marketing event at Idea Works, it was clear that a wide cross-section of area businesspeople was in attendance.

Some came hoping to gain knowledge and resources needed to take their first tentative steps into the world of online marketing. Others were already conversant in many digital tools, eager to compare notes and move to the next level. Both seemed to benefit from the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals with the same goals. More…

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All Things Business

AK Steel In Mansfield Signs Seven Year Contract For Scrap Services

20 Feb , 2018  

Late last week, Harsco Corporation announced that its Metals & Minerals division has expanded its business relationship with AK Steel, a leading U.S. producer of flat-rolled steel products.  The agreement calls for the use of Harsco’s innovative ScrapMaster™ program for scrap management services including inbound scrap handling and inspection, basket preparation and hauling, and delivery route maintenance at AK Steel’s Mansfield site. More…

All Things Business

Gorman Rupp Reports Fourth Quarter And 2017 Year End Results

10 Feb , 2018  

On Friday, the Gorman-Rupp Company reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ending December 31, 2017.

Fourth Quarter 2017 Highlights

  • Current quarter earnings per share were $0.31 compared to $0.19 per share for the fourth quarter of 2016
  • Fourth quarter of 2016 included a non-cash impairment charge of $0.05 per share
  • Net sales increased 0.8% or $0.7 million. Excluding the PCCP project, net sales increased 1.3% or $1.2 million
  • Incoming orders increased 6% compared to the fourth quarter of 2016
  • The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is expected to have a favorable impact on our future income tax rate

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All About Mansfield, All Things Business

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: Richland Mall

1 Feb , 2018  

It’s the latest in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series — today looking at a shopping destination familiar to generations of Richland Countians: Richland Mall. More…

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All Things Business

Richland County Ends 2017 With Slight Unemployment Uptick

31 Jan , 2018  

There’s little question that the local unemployment rate remained historically low in Mansfield and Richland County in 2017. According to numbers recently released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the County’s rate saw a slight uptick as the year ended but still ended up with a rate below the December 2016 figure.

Overall, Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in December 2017, down from 4.8 percent in November 2017. More…

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All About Mansfield, All Things Business

File Your Ohio Tax Return Starting Today

29 Jan , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Taxation will begin accepting 2017 state income tax returns today. More than five million Ohio taxpayers will file a return by the end of the filing season on Tuesday, April 17.

There are a few changes from last year. Among those, the number of income brackets has been reduced from nine to seven and those remaining brackets have been adjusted for inflation. One result of that shift is additional tax relief for lower income Ohioans. Those who made $10,650 or less in 2017 will pay no income tax. More…

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All Things Business

Gorman Rupp Declares Dividend, Sets Annual Meeting Date

27 Jan , 2018  

The Board of Directors of The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share on the common stock of the Company, payable March 9, 2018, to shareholders of record February 15, 2018. This will mark the 272nd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by The Gorman-Rupp Company. More…

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All Things Business

Downtown Office Building Posted On Craigslist For $975,000

27 Jan , 2018  

On Friday afternoon, a posting was placed on national classified advertisement website craigslist with a significant downtown Mansfield structure on offer.

For sale through Re/Max First Realty, the Walnut Building at the corner of Third and Walnut Street is described as follows: More…

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All Things Business, Schools

Alumni Conversations: OSUM Alum Excels At Local Company

21 Jan , 2018  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield has initiated a series of posts entitled “Alumni Conversations.” In each, an OSUM alum is profiled. The goal of the series is to identify how “alumni at The Ohio State University at Mansfield have changed lives, traveled the world, and become great leaders in their communities.”

The Ohio State University at Mansfield alumni have taken full advantage of the opportunities given to them after graduation. Brooke Trine works for School Specialty in Mansfield as a lean six sigma black belt in the process excellence department. More…

All Things Business

Economic Excellence Awards Announced

19 Jan , 2018  

The Richland Community Development Group (RCDG) has announced seven recipients for their Economic Excellence Awards.  The awards will be handed out at the Chamber & RCDG Annual Meeting & Dinner on January 25. The Award recipients are: More…

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All Things Business

Columbus Makes First Cut For 50K Jobs

19 Jan , 2018  

Earlier this year, over 200 cities across the US and Canada scrambled to put together attractive recruitment packages, tying tax and other incentives with narratives on workforce and quality of life, in an attempt to land the prize of the decade – the $5 billion dollar “second headquarters” for Internet giant Amazon.com.

The prize comes with 50,000 well paying jobs and a tremendous economic boost. More…

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