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Growth Report 2017: Compco Improves Its Production Processes

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. COLUMBIANA, Ohio — If there’s one word to describe the business outlook in 2017 for Compco Industries and QFM Stamping Inc., it’s optimism. The family-owned business, based in Columbiana and in the third generation of ownership, supplies tank heads and […]

Growth Report 2017: Cailor Fleming Insurance Serves Clients in 49 States

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. BOARDMAN, Ohio — What will replace the Affordable Care Act, if anything, upon its expected repeal is a major concern of Cailor Fleming Insurance. “We are keeping a close watch on all potential changes in insurance, particularly health care,” says […]

As Auto Profits Grow, Labor Union Ranks Shrink

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — There is at least one aspect of the automotive industry that both organized labor and management can always agree on: they can’t control the buying whims of the American public. These trends have a direct impact on employment levels at major manufacturers such as General Motors’ Lordstown plant and automotive suppliers such […]

Growth Report 2017: Landers-Lewis Reaches 14% Growth

Editor’s Note: The following story is from Growth Report 2017, published by The Business Journal. BOARDMAN, Ohio — Landers-Lewis Insurance & Consulting and MVC Advisors sought to reach 10% growth in 2016 and achieved 14%, Steven R. Lewis reports. Lewis and Dan Landers co-own the sister companies in Boardman that operate in tandem to provide […]

Trumbull Manufacturing to Expand in Austintown

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Trumbull Manufacturing Inc. wants to invest money in a new operation here so it can manufacture products locally rather than rely on imports, an economic development specialist says. The company plans to spend nearly $2 million to upgrade a building at 3850 Henricks Road, including $300,000 on new equipment, said Genna Petrolla, […]

Study Examines ‘Ripple Effect’ of CEO Awards

INDIANAPOLIS – A recent study by a business professor at Indiana University finds that the CEOs of major companies target new acquisitions after competitors win awards, but those moves aren’t always well-received by the market. The study, “Ripple Effects of CEO Awards: Investigating the acquisition activities of superstar CEO’s competitors” by Wei Shi, was published […]

Little Greek Fresh to Open in Boardman this Year

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Little Greek Fresh Grill plans to open here by the second quarter of the year. The restaurant will open in the space it is leasing at 220 Boardman-Canfield Road in a recently renovated plaza, according to Kutlick Realty LLC. The chain is a fast-casual Greek restaurant with an American influence. The Boardman […]

Little Fresh Greek to Open in Boardman this Year

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Little Greek Fresh Grill plans to open here by the second quarter of the year. The restaurant will open in the space it is leasing at 220 Boardman-Canfield Road in a recently renovated plaza, according to Kutlick Realty LLC. The chain is a fast-casual Greek restaurant with an American influence. The Boardman […]

GM to Idle Lordstown Complex for Three Weeks

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Production at the General Motors assembly plant in Lordstown will shut down for three weeks in March, GM has announced. To align with market demand, the Lordstown Assembly Complex will be shut down the weeks of March 13, 20 and 27. The idling of the plant was announced in December, with the […]

GM to Idle Lordstown Complex for Three Weeks in March

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Production at the General Motors assembly plant in Lordstown will shut down for three weeks in March, GM has announced. To align with market demand, the Lordstown Assembly Complex will be shut down the weeks of March 13, 20 and 27. The idling of the plant was announced in December, with the […]

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