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A Great Time Around Kenton and Ada, OH

Amber Waves of Grain I went to a wedding over the weekend in Kenton, OH and did some cycling around Ada and Algers the morning before the ceremony.  That was my first time riding in a farm area like that

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Daft Family Farms Enjoying Cat P6000

Lonnie at Daft Family Farms in McArthur Ohio was nice enough to send us a picture of himself with the used Cat P6000 that we sold him and delivered a couple weeks ago. Lonnie needed a forklift fast and at the

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Estimated 1 Million Celebrate Cavs Championship

Downtown Cleveland accommodated huge crowds yesterday for the Cavs’ victory parade. Cleveland police estimated 1 million fans came to celebrate with the team. Today the Cavs are headed to downtown Akron, Lebron James’s northeast Ohio childhood home. Congratulations Cavs, and

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Ohio Oil and Gas -From Jubilation to Exasperation

A few years ago I went to a fracking conference in Cleveland that talked about how the oil and gas industry was booming in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Some big names were in attendance and many predictions were made about the

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Ohio Business News Roundup – March 28, 2014

Steris Plans To Close Plant in Mentor, OH and Eliminate 100 Jobs – Ford Announces $500 million Investment in Lima OH – Expected to bring 300 jobs to engine plant – Toledo Blade Investor Group led by Viking Partners

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A Forking Good Time

The Lego Car Blog One of our favourite builders, the Technic genius Nick Barrett, is back with two beautifully engineered forklift trucks. Each is loaded with Technic functionality, which Nick has used to hoist a rival, and most excellent, Lego

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Making cars in Mexico

Originally posted on The Operations Room:
Check out this spiffy graphic from Automotive News on the evolution of auto assembly in Mexico (Japanese automakers march into Mexico, set up export base, Mar 10). That expansion has to a large extent…

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Ford Production in Avon Lake and other Business News

Ford to relocate truck production from Mexico to Avon Lake. Ford will move production of the F-650 and F-50 medium duty trucks at a cost of about $168 million. Emerson Network Power to lay off 63 employees in Delaware

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The Lego Car Blog Not just an excuse for a slightly rude title, but a comparison of Technic fork lift trucks…. We’ll start with set 850, just as Technic itself did, way back when the summers were warm and everybody

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Oil & Gas Lawsuit in Summit County and other Ohio Business News

Cathay Pacific, a Hong Kong based international-only cargo airline, will being shipments to Colmbus’s Rickenbacker airport later this year.  The airline will make two flights per week that will bring in goods for Colmbus-based Abercrombie & Fitch and other local

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