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Mansfield In National Top Ten In Coveted Site Selection Magazine List

3 Mar , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

A national media outlet focusing on covering business development has included Manfield in an important and coveted list.

While efforts continue to attract investment to Richland County, current efforts have attracted the notice of Site Selection Magazine.

This year’s edition of the Top Metros of 2020 placed Mansfield among its list of top 10 cities across the country for new capital investment.

In addition to ranking by number of projects, this year featured a new list highlighting areas on a per capita basis. On its list of “Metros with a Population Less than 200,000,” Mansfield came in at number seven. Lima was the only other Ohio city in the top ten. More…

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Opportunity Available To Connect For Government Contracts

4 Mar , 2020  

Government contracts play an important role for some local businesses in Richland County. The first businesses to come to mind may be those that work with the 179th Airlift Wing based at Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport, but Ohio wants to help more businesses make the vital connections needed to grow their business through government contracts.

For a more than a decade, the Ohio Business Matchmaker has connected small businesses to government contracting opportunities. As one of the largest business to government matchmaking events in the state, this contracting meet-and-greet event offers a unique opportunity for businesses interested in doing business with the federal, state or local government to meet with representatives to market and sell their goods and services. More…

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NECIC Steps Up As Local Minority Business Assistance Center

16 Jan , 2020  

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative (NECIC) has been tapped as the Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) for our area. They are able to offer professional support in a variety of ways, providing minority businesses with resources that include technical assistance, marketing know-how, access to funding, and connections to business opportunities. More…

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Will Neuracorp’s Arrival Be A Positive Thing For Mansfield?

19 May , 2019  

That’s the question at the center of a short radio drama presented by theatre students at Purdue University.

Entitled “Making Mansfield,” the city is the setting for the audio play, described this way on the WBAA website: More…

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NECIC Offering Business Plan Writing Classes

17 May , 2019  

Are you thinking of starting a business? Are you making and selling products from your home or small business but need an injection of capital to take you to the next level?

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC), as part of its microbusiness development program to support entrepreneurs and small business owners, is recruiting participants for its next round of business plan writing classes. More…

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NECIC’s Faith Based Advisory Council Meets, Looks Ahead At Exciting Programming For 2019

6 Dec , 2018  

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC) held their quarterly Faith Based Advisory Council (FBAC) breakfast meeting last week, bringing 2018 to a close and announcing new ventures for 2019.

The event was attended by representatives of local churches and faith-based initiatives, as well as representatives from area organizations, including Richland County Children’s Services and Idea Works. More…

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Starting A Startup? Start Here

4 Dec , 2018  

One of the first things a startup business tackles are questions with a legal component to them.

Mansfield’s Braintree Business Development Center is looking to help you with answers for issues such as business structure, legal compliance, contracts, distributor agreements, and other areas which should not be left to guesswork. More…

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Easton Announces $500 Million Expansion Project

20 Nov , 2018  

One of the perks of living in north central Ohio is that not only do we have wonderful shopping, attractions, and amenities close to home – particularly here in Richland County – but that we are also in short driving distance to experiences with world class cultural and entertainment options.

On occasion, we will share news of major developments taking place in Cleveland or Columbus that provide such opportunities for Richland Countians. One such project was announced on Monday in Columbus. More…

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Caffeinated Ideas Connects Coffee and Concepts

22 Oct , 2018  

In its Caffeinated Ideas series, the Braintree Business Development Center provides a forum for entrepreneurs to share ideas before an array of helpful professionals. The goal of Caffeinated Ideas is to allow those professionals to help to refine and assist in fashioning a viable business model in the short term. More…

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Target Same-Day Shopping Delivery Arrives In Mansfield On June 14

1 Jun , 2018  

Shipt, a leading online delivery marketplace, and Target Corporation announced on Thursday they will begin same-day delivery of more than 55,000 groceries, essentials, home, electronics, toys and other products to select Ohio metro areas. Throughout June, nine metros will gain access to Shipt delivery from Target:

  • Beginning June 14: Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Mansfield, Sandusky and Toledo
  • Beginning June 19: Akron and Canton
  • Beginning June 21: Cleveland

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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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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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Learn The Basics About Small Business

11 Oct , 2016  

Starting later this month, you can learn the basics from people who know what’s they’re talking about.

The Small Business Development Center at North Central State College and the North End Community Improvement Collaborative are presenting a “Small Business Basics” series.

Attendees can remove the confusions and ensure success in launching a small business. On seven selected Mondays, workshops will be presented on the following topics: More…