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2012-04-26 23:01:02

American Trim is a privately owned company that selected Lima, Ohio as its headquarters and has been thriving in Lima for over 60 years. The Allen Economic Development Group's mission is to attract other such businesses to the Allen County area. Lima, OH (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 The Allen Economic Development Group recently completed a video showcasing Advanced Manufacturing in Lima, Ohio. The video focused on five companies in the Allen county area that have brought innovation to...

2011-06-19 00:02:33

Building on the success of its emergency spill response and hazardous materials management services, Allied Environmental Services, Inc. recently announced the opening of a new office in Toledo, Ohio. Lima, OH (PRWEB) June 18, 2011 In keeping with plans of sustainable expansion, Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) of Lima, Ohio recently announced the opening of an office serving the greater-Toledo area. The new office, located in the west-Toledo community of Holland, Ohio, builds...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

LIMA, Ohio, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MetoKote Corporation today announced senior management changes in Europe to strengthen its coating operations and improve alignment of internal resources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100325/METOKOTELOGO ) Effective immediately, Jake Sturges will assume the role of managing director, MetoKote Europe. Sturges has been with MetoKote for four years as plant manager of the company's 10,500 square meter, U.S.-based,...

2010-04-14 06:00:00

LIMA, Ohio, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MetoKote Corporation announced today it has entered into a consulting services agreement with Foxmark International, a management services firm headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, to assist in expanding the company's coating services with manufacturers based in the Asia-Pacific region. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/METOKOTELOGO ) "We chose Foxmark not only for their successful track record in delivering strategic alliances in Japan but for the...

2008-08-07 06:00:34

By Bob Blake, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 7--LIMA -- Labor leaders, Democrats and local politicians are hoping the two presidential candidates take the issue of alternative energy seriously. A day before the presumptive Republican nominee comes to town, some are questioning the commitment to alternatives like ethanol. The event, promoted by the Ohio Democratic Party, was billed as a discussion of Sen. John McCain's "consistent record of opposition to ethanol, as well as other forms of...

2008-08-06 06:00:24

By Heather Rutz, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 6--LIMA -- Five of the county's 12 townships have comprehensive plans or are working on them and a sixth is waiting in line to do the same. Bath and Richland townships have completed their plans, said Thomas Mazur, executive director for Lima Allen County Regional Planning Commission. Auglaize, Shawnee and American townships are in various stages of completing plans and Jackson Township is next to begin working on its plan, Mazur said Tuesday....

2008-08-03 06:00:26

By Merri Hanjora, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 3--HARROD -- Linda Evans, formerly of Harrod, now of rural Pineville, Ky. has recently become a published author. Her children's book, "The Sleepover," is available on the website pineorchard.com for $12. Linda and her husband, Jerry, lived in the Harrod region with their five children. They became grandparents and Linda's creative touch took hold. She explains that she would make up stories to entertain her grandchildren. This story is about...

2008-08-01 06:00:39

By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 1--ELIDA -- The final site for the new Elida High School is the one school officials have wanted all along. At a special meeting Wednesday, the school board approved paying $914,780 for 55 acres of land west of the middle school near Baxter and North streets. Superintendent Don Diglia said the board looked at the land two years ago, but it was not available for sale. The district then moved on with plans to build on land purchased in 2001...

2008-07-28 15:00:44

By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 27--LIMA -- The picture is almost 9 years old. It shows a younger Dwight Lockwood, vice president of Global Energy, flanked by Lima Mayor David Berger and Allen Economic Development Group President Marcel Wagner, all smiling from the concrete slab they hoped one day would be home to a massive gasification plant and the key to a bright future for the city. Today, almost a decade later, not much has changed. The three men in the picture still...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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