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More Home Building and Commercial Construction in Akron Ohio Area

Great story in the Akron Beacon Journal this morning about home builders and commercial construction companies in the Akron and Medina areas being much busier this year. John Sumodi, of Legacy Homes in Medina even went as far to say that

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Ford Increases Manufacturing in Cleveland

Recently, Ford Motor Company announced a $200 million renovation to its engine plant in Cleveland. Ford is expanding their Cleveland operations in order to manufacture four-cylinder engines, which was previously done in Spain and Valencia. The automaker plans to hire 450

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Largest Global Forklift Manufacturers

The latest world ranking of industrial truck manufacturers was released on Thursday, February 21, 2013 by ForkliftAction.com. Rankings are based on revenue from industrial truck sales. Dhf-intralogistik’s world ranking is as follows: Toyota – Revenues $6.049B Kion (Linde) – Revenues $5.844B –

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Manufacturing Increase in Akron Area

Röchling Automotive USA, a German-based plastics manufacturer, has introduced a new plant in Springfield Township, near Akron, Ohio. The company produces plastic automotive parts such as panels that can be found on the bottom of vehicles. Röchling Automotive USA is doubling

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More Manufacturing Jobs (and more forklifts) in Cincinnati

Huhtamaki, a Finnish company in the food packaging business and a manufacturer of tableware, purchased half of a former Ford plant in Clermont County, Ohio.  Huhtamaki plans on converting the site into a manufacturing and distribution center that will employ

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Interlift Enterprises Now a Factory Store

Toyota Material Handling has purchased Interlift Enterprise’s Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo branches, per a blog post from Interlift’s former president – http://interlift.blogspot.com/2013/01/interlift-enterprises-is-now-toyota.html. Interlift’s three Ohio locations will now be owned and operated by Toyota Material Handling Ohio, Inc. Toyota Material

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MCFA Buys Daily Equipment Company

“Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc.said Monday that it has acquired Daily Equipment Co., a Mississippi-based lift-truck dealer. Daily Equipment was previously an MCFA dealership, and it has multiple locations throughout Mississippi and Louisiana. Now that the company is owned by

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Manufacturing Picked Up in December

The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index climbed to 50.7 from a three-year low of 49.5 in November, the Tempe, Arizona-based group reported today. Fifty is the dividing line between expansion and contraction. Other data showed fewer outlays for non-residential

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