Archive: Kelley Chambers

Kelley Chambers is a writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience covering news in Oklahoma. He has worked for the The Oklahoman, was editor-in-chief of The Vista at the University of Central Oklahoma, served as writer and later editor-in-chief of okcBIZ magazine, and most recently served as managing editor of the Oklahoma Gazette.

MPW Industrial Services plans new Hebron HQ, jobs.

HEBRON, Ohio — MPW Industrial Services plans to build a $10 million headquarters in Hebron and add 60 employees over the next five years. The 76,000-square-foot project includes a two-story office building and a one-story fabrication center on the compa ...

Pat Catan’s crafts 50 to 70 Ohio jobs.

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Craft retailer Pat Catan’s plans to open two stores in Ohio and hire 50 to 70 employees. Stores set for the cities of Austintown and Oregon will offer a wide array of affordable crafting supplies at low prices including cus ...

WesBanco has no worries when its downtown.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — WesBanco is expanding its physical presence in downtown Columbus as it works to grow its market scope in Central Ohio. The bank is expanding its existing downtown North Third Street location by adding a second floor to house its local m ...

Festo U.S. plans 100 manufacturing jobs in Mason.

MASON, Ohio — Automation technology company Festo U.S. plans to add 100 jobs in the coming months. The company recently completed a plant in Mason. Festo is seeking various positions including manufacturing engineers, assemblers, technicians and machini ...

Chempace expands manufacturing in Toledo.

TOLEDO, Ohio — Chemical company Chempace is expanding in Toledo with the addition of 15,000 square feet of space. The move is in response to the company’s rapidly growing contract packaging industry. Chempace’s contract division is the first ...

Cleveland in for Big Bang with new piano bar.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Downtown Cleveland soon will be home to the Big Bang dueling piano bar. It is the second Big Bang in Ohio. It is set to open in August. The Big Bang will be one of the first businesses opening in Phase II of the new Flats East Bank dev ...

2Checkout expands payment technology.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — 2Checkout, based in Columbus, has teamed with Bigcommerce to expand its payment technology services around the globe. The technology will enable merchants to seamlessly accept payments from any country in the world. Through the collabor ...

Libbey launches innovative glass made in U.S.A..

TOLEDO, Ohio — Libbey has invented a state-of-the-art lines of glass products that are the strongest soda lime glassware available. The stemware and tumblers are a part of the company’s Perfect Signature line. The introduction of this collection r ...

REI plans to set up camp in Cleveland.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Outdoor retailer REI plans to open a store in Cleveland. The Seattle-based company is expanding to both Ohio and Pennsylvania. REI will hire approximately 50 employees for each store. The stores will offer the top brands for camping, c ...

Cold Jet blasts expansion of cleaning technology.

LOVELAND, Ohio — Cold Jet has launched an innovative line of dry ice blast cleaning machines to make those machines more efficient and reliable. The Aero Series is a line of performance class dry ice blast cleaning machines that guarantees the best pell ...

PorchLight Rental Service shines in national ranking.

STOW, Ohio — PorchLight Rental Service recently was ranked the top rental assistance provider in the 2015 Relocation Managers Survey. Industry service providers ranked PorchLight the highest in customer satisfaction. The survey was conducted by Trippel ...

MetoKote adds innovative coating technology.

LIMA, Ohio — Custom coating applicator MetoKote has launched an innovate electrocoating technology at its base in Ohio. The company’s Powercron AdvantEdge is a next-generation high-edge cationic-epoxy product formulated with a proprietary metal-fr ...

AT&F expands manufacturing capabilities.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — AT&F has expanded its large-scale metal fabrication services to include an innovative five-axis water jet cutting system at its facility in Cleveland. The water jet cutting system allows AT&F to cut and process a variety of mat ...