Business Notes

The Columbus Society of Communicating Arts honored Out of the Box Designs with three Awards of Excellence and an Award of Merit in interactive multimedia and an Award of Merit in visual communications logo/identity design.

The Ohio Job Creation Tax Credit Authority has approved tax credits for Advanced Bus Industries LLC to consolidate and expand operations in Delaware, for Tigerpoly Manufacturing Inc. to expand operations in Grove City and for Superior Production Partnership to expand operations in Columbus.

Whalen & Co. CPAs has merged with Mathless & Mathless CPAs Inc.

The Greater Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau received a Middy Award of Excellence from the Ohio Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus for its new promotional video, produced by Mills/James Productions.

The Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau won the Ruby Award from the Ohio Travel Association for a magazine ad and a Middy Award from the Ohio Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus for its 1997 annual report. Both pieces were designed by David Browning of Browning Design.

Ross Cleaners has received $60,000 in tax-exempt financing through the Clean Air Resources Center to install a new dry cleaning machine that reduces emissions by 75 percent.

The Associated General Contractors of Ohio has presented Build Ohio Awards to Corna/Kokosing Construction Co., for the Gothic revival style church it built in the Ohio Historical Society’s Ohio Village, and to Construction Systems Inc., for the synthetic plaster system it used on The Longaberger Co.’s corporate office.

Gerbig, Snell/Weisheimer & Associates Inc. won 13 Awards of Excellence at the 1998 Rx Club Awards Show in New York City.

RMD Advertising won two national Communicator Awards for broadcast work completed on behalf of Worthington Mall.

A team of employees from Liebert Corp. has been awarded the Governors Award for Team Excellence in Manufacturing.

Commercial Movers Inc. has been awarded a bid to perform services in Tblisi, Georgia, in the former Soviet Union, for a branch of the U.S. State Department.

Team ITG has partnered with Time Warner Communication’s Road Runner Business Solutions division.

Greencrest Marketing Inc. signed Columbus Community Hospital to its client list.

Profitworks Ltd. has added Macloud Financial to its client list.

The Prevention Institute has been awarded a statewide Prevention Exemplary Program Award from the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services for its Leadership Fellows Program.

Columbus Car Audio & Accessories has been named the exclusive dealer in Central Ohio for Alpine’s Navigation and Information System.

The Piggly Wiggly grocery store chain has purchased a motor coach customized by Grandview-based Custom Coach Corp.

Mills/James Productions has introduced a mobile satellite service called World Link.

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease has been ranked seventh in The American Lawyer magazine’s national “1998 Associate Survey.” Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur came in at 43rd.

Intimate Brands Inc. has launched a new venture, Intimate Beauty Corp., in New York City to develop and build a portfolio of distinctive beauty brands.

Intra Corp has broken ground on new offices being built by Dublin Building Systems.

Bueter & Associates and Columbus Hardware Co. have signed lease agreements with National Realty Services Inc. Bueter & Associates is expected to occupy new offices on East Campus View Boulevard and Columbus Hardware has moved to West Third Avenue.