September 16, 2019
Grove City, Ohio — Auto parts injection molder and blow molder Tigerpoly Manufacturing Inc. plans to invest $10.7 million in its Grove City operations. The plant is the Osaka, Japan-based company’s only U.S. manufacturing site. The plans, disclosed Sept. 9, will add 105,000 square feet of space to the company’s 32-year-old Grove City facility and create about 40 jobs.
July 5, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio —Ohio’s new law prohibiting the installation of unsafe used tires took effect July 1, according to the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association—which championed the law—and the Ohio Tire and Automotive Association.
July 3, 2019
The designers translated their trend observations into new color schemes for automotive surfaces. The title of the collection indicates the duct of the key findings: It’s time to act and open up. ACT/9 captures the impulse of making the first steps for a real change.
January 7, 2019
Kathleen Sawyer, Executive Vice President of Esterle Mold & Machine Co., has announced a major expansion to the company’s Stow, Ohio plastics facility. The additonal 30,00-square-foot facility will house a 2,600-ton injection molding machine as well as a 40-ton overhead crane.
January 5, 2019
Recent developments in the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s (OEPA) review of the Belmont Cracker Project have given the green light to move forward with the nearly $6 billion ethane cracker plant development.
November 20, 2018
Stark County, Ohio, commissioner Richard Regula is dedicated to expanding the petrochemical industry in Ohio and using shale gas to rebuild the state’s manufacturing base. Over the past six years, more than 2,400 gas wells have been drilled using hydraulic fracturing.
August 7, 2018
Advanced Polymer Coatings, Inc. (APC), based in Avon, Ohio, has entered into an exclusive North American distribution agreement with Strathmore Products to bring APC’s custom lining solutions to the rail industry.
August 7, 2018
PhilPott Solutions Group’s new CEO Jim Vaughn has big plans for the company. In addition to working tirelessly to bring the company’s plastic injection and rubber molding work back from China, Vaughn has made plans to use the 43,000-square-foot plant that PhilPott purchased in 2016 to move the company’s West Virginia chemical operations to Aurora, Ohio.
June 5, 2018
NASA Brings New Contract Opportunities to Ohio Small Businesses Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia have joined forces with NASA to bring new contracting opportunities to small businesses in the region. “Reaching High – Aerospace Business Matchmaker,” is scheduled for July 17-18 at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Day 1: NASA officials and prime contractors, and […]
March 5, 2018
On Friday, March 2nd, the dean of the University of Akron’s College of Polymer Science and Engineering (CPSE), Eric Amis, announced he would relinquish his position in June of this year. This is just the latest in a reduction of staff that the college has seen over the past two to three years–staff that has not been replaced by the financially strapped university.