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Girard—With assistance from Farmers National Bank and the city of Girard Revolving Loan Fund, administered by MVEDC, David Ritchie has purchased new equipment for his business, The Home Works. The new equipment, a colorant dispenser and paint mixer, is a “green” machine.
The store is an authorized Benjamin Moore retailer, offering interior and exterior paints and stains. In addition, the business supplies wallpaper, home accents and faux finishing materials. The business employs five at its West Liberty Street location.
Boardman—Tom Miller is now the owner of A.M. Party Rentals on Western Reserve Road in Boardman. The company rents supplies and equipment for weddings, parties and corporate events. The products range from tents, tables and chairs to grills, popcorn poppers and inflatable moonwalks. In addition, the company can supply servers and bartenders, as well as entertainment suitable for the function.
Poland—Kathleen Prasad has expanded capacity at her Hampton Woods Nursing Center, with the addition of an Assisted Living facility. The 52 unit facility was constructed adjacent to the current building and is connected via a walkway. The Assisted Living Center serves individuals who may need assistance with medication and personal care activities, but not the round-the-clock care a nursing facility provides. Construction of the new facility was made possible by Huntington Bank and an SBA 504 loan through MVEDC. Prasad is joined in the business by her son, Frank Antalocy, [...] Learn More >>
Warren—First Place Bank and an SBA 504 Loan have made it possible for Warren Screw Machine to move into a new facility. Now located in the former Berk Enterprise Building at 3869 Niles Road in Warren, Warren Screw Machine was founded in 1950. For its first thirty-four years, the business offered secondary and general machine shop work. In 1984 the company purchased its first CNC equipment, expanding its ability to turn high tolerance parts. Owner John Condoleon has been with the company since 1989, working his way up through the [...] Learn More >>
Chardon—Black Lab Corporation purchased a building across from its existing Chardon manufacturing facility for the purpose of expansion. Black Lab is a toll blender, custom formulator and maker of epoxy flooring blends, polymer concretes and other dry granular blend services. In addition, the company manufactures Prevent Dust Suppressant and the All Kleer product line. The new building will allow for an expansion of product offerings and houses the new corporate offices. Black Lab Corporation is owned by Peter Hoyt and Doug Gerner; Hoyt also serves as President. The building purchase [...] Learn More >>
Boardman—Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture now occupies a larger facility, the former Carter Lumber on Boardman-Canfield Road. The purchase of the building was made possible by Farmers National Bank and an SBA 504 loan through MVEDC. The Boardman facility is one of five locations in northeast Ohio operated by Ralph Delserone III. In addition to classes, the cosmetology school operates hair styling clinics, which are open to the public. Nail technician, skin care and massage therapy certifications are also available through the school. Raphael’s is accredited by the National Accrediting [...] Learn More >>
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