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WARREN INDUSTRIAL ACQUIRES EVERETT INDUSTRIES: Warren Industrial Group LLC, through its Everett Industries LLC subsidiary, has acquired the operating business assets of Everett Industries Inc., an industrial saw manufacturer that has operated in Warren since 1962. The newly acquired Everett Industries LLC will build on the existing business, company leaders said. Jim Vosmik of Cortland, the company president, plans to develop new and automated applications manufacturing customers want.

ROCKSTROH COMPLETES BANKING PROGRAM: Tiffany Rockstroh, vice president / senior private banking officer, Home Savings Bank, recently graduated from the 2017 OBL Bank Management School sponsored by the Ohio Bankers League. Rockstroh was one of 28 students who completed the intensive one-week program in early October. The school was established in 1955 and offers bankers from across the state the opportunity to enhance their bank operations and management skills.

KOMAR ANCHOR TO PROVIDE PLUMBING SERVICES TO CHILL-CAN: Komar Anchor Plumbing and Drain Service, a local full-service residential and business plumbing contractor, recently signed a contract to provide underground plumbing services to the new Chill-Can Factory in Youngstown. The Chill-Can production facility and technology center in Youngstown is 350,000 square feet. Komar Anchor installed PVC piping for sanitary and water lines during the first phase of Building One and provided all the plumbing and drain services for the first building. The Chill-Can Factory is a $20 million high-tech plant that will manufacture The Joseph Co.’s International Inc.’s self-chilling beverage cans. CEO Joseph Mitchell is a Youngstown native.

GORANT PARTNERS WITH NOAS: Gorant Chocolatier of Warren partnered with Northeast Ohio Adoption Services (NOAS) to provide sweet treats to the organization’s foster children in celebration of Sweetest Day. For every chocolate bar customers purchased, Gorant matched the donation. Sweetest Day, celebrated the third Saturday of October, began in Cleveland in 1922 when Herbert Birch Kingston decided to do something “sweet” for those less fortunate. He donated thousands of boxes of candy to Cleveland’s orphans starting. Last month, customers bought 222 candy bars and Gorant matched that number, giving NOAS 444 candy bars. NOAS plans to distribute these candy bars to foster youth over the holidays.

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