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.

Ohio State makes college more affordable.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University has frozen tuition costs for in-state Buckeyes and will offer affordability grants to 12,000 students. The Ohio State University Board of Trustees today adopted the affordability initiative proposed last month by P ...

Tower International gets gold from Ford Motor Co..

BELLEVUE, Ohio — Tower International‘s Bellevue factory received top honors from Ford Motor Co. for its manufacturing site. Tower received Ford’s Gold Award for supplier manufacturing sites that demonstrated superior quality, delivery, and c ...

TimkenSteel building $40 million steel facility.

PERRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — TimkenSteel has begun work on a $40 million facility in Perry Township. The project is at the company’s Gambrinus steel plant to heat-treat steel. When fully operational, it will be able to process 50,000 tons of steel annua ...

Open wide, Kettering Family Dental is expanding.

KETTERING, Ohio — Kettering Family Dental is expanding in Kettering and hiring additional staff. Dr. Erickson Callejo plans to expand the practice at 4105 Marshall Road in Fairmont Plaza. It will add 1,000 square feet for a total of 3,300 square feet. T ...

One Call invests in mobile technology advancements.

DAYTON, Ohio — One Call, a Dayton-based messaging provider, has launched a website to allow users to access its services from several electronic devices. It includes a contemporary interface design that improves services for customers. The company began ...

Rocky Brands marches to boot expansion.

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Rocky Brands has increased production of its Coyote Brown military boots to meet the demand for the U.S. Army’s new Operational Camouflage pattern. Rocky will have its regulation-compliant Coyote Brown S2V boots available in m ...

Kroger plans 649 jobs in Ohio.

CINCINNATI — Kroger plans to add 649 full-time positions in Ohio with the assistance of tax credits from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority. The company was approved for a 65 percent, 10-year job creation tax credit. It is expected to generate $25.4 million ...

Case Medical team first to implant innovative device.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A team at University Hospitals Case Medical Center physicians in the Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute have become the first ones in Ohio to implant a device in a patient to treat right ventricular heart disease. The Impella RP ...

Advanced Industrial Measurement Systems plans growth.

DAYTON, Ohio — Advanced Industrial Measurement Systems plans to invest $1 million in new machinery and hire additional staff. The company plans to begin taking orders soon for several of its measurement instruments. The instruments are used for measurem ...

Corbus expanding, adding jobs.

DAYTON, Ohio — Business solutions company Corbus is in the process of upgrading its facility and adding staff. The company is investing $900,000 for a new 28,000-square-foot office building in West Carrollton. It received funding in part from the Montg ...

Geiger’s bringing retail to downtown Cleveland.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Geiger’s plans to open a new store in downtown Cleveland. The store is set for The Ivory on Euclid mixed-use building. It is at 1020 Euclid Ave. It will carry lifestyle clothing and active wear for men and women. The store is tar ...

GOJO expands in Wooster, plans to hire 30 to 50.

WOOSTER, Ohio — GOJO, perhaps best known for its Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer, plans to expand its manufacturing and distribution in Wooster and hire 30 to 50 employees during the next year.  The GOJO Wooster Campus is in addition to the GOJO hea ...

UGN revs up job growth in Monroe.

MONROE, Ohio — UGN plans to have its newest plant in Monroe at full production soon and hire about 150 employees. The auto supplier is on a hiring spree at its $50 million plant. It is in response to increased demand for carpet and underfloor technologi ...

HSN shops for 300 workers in Ohio.

OHIO — HSN formerly the Home Shopping Network, plans to hire 300 in northwest Ohio. It will be the company’s first presence in the Midwest. The company is looking to create 200 full-time jobs and 100 part-time jobs in Ohio. With help from Ohio Me ...