Sedlak Management Consultants was named as one of the 1998 Family Firms of Distinction at the annual Weatherhead School of Management Family Business Hall of Fame.
American Fastsigns Inc. has opened its 400th store nationally and 18th in Ohio at 1701 E. 12th St., Cleveland.
Four organizations: the Cleveland Metroparks, Bill Doll & Co., H2N Design and Sherwin-Williams earned Awards of Excellence from the Cleveland chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators Vision Awards competition.
Cefaratti Rennillo has discontinued operations, and its principals have formed two new agencies: Rennillo Reporting Services and The Cefaratti Group.
Mega Solutions has formed Mega Resources to assist clients in meeting human resources needs in the area of information technologies.
In a deal with transactions totaling more than $4 billion annually, The United States Postal Service has named KeyBank as the depository/cash management services provider for the more than 2,300 post offices in several states, including Ohio.
The Vabros Corp. has been certified QS-9000:1995 and ISO 9002:1994 compliant.
For support of local organizations the Convention & Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland has received: the Platinum award from Harvest for Hunger and the Community Partnership award from Partnership for a Safer Cleveland.
Great Lakes Brewing Co. earned a fifth World Championship Title from the Beverage Testing Institute World Beer Championships.
Westlake-based Hillow, Gornik & Co. has merged with the Akron office of Heinick, Apple, Palmer, Gaino, McCann and will do business as Moore Stephens Apple.
Barnes Wendling Cook & O'Connor Inc. has simplified its name to Barnes Wendling CPAs Inc.
HGR Industrial Surplus Inc. has opened a 150,000 square-foot warehouse at 20001 Euclid Ave., Euclid.
Recruitment company Telecom Executive Group has opened a Cleveland office.
Morganovich Air Inc. has announced the formation of an intercontinental airline with proposed freight service over the North Pole from Mansfield to Samara, Russia.
Residential security-system monitoring contract purchaser DMAC has opened a customer service center in Knoxville, Tenn.
Don Pablo's Mexican Kitchen restaurant has opened in the Willoughby Commons complex, 36455 Euclid Ave.
The 1997 annual report of The Progressive Corp., created by Nesnadny + Schwartz was selected by the Mead Annual Report Show as one of the best annual reports in the world.
Marcus Advertising has earned ®Plan of the Year© honors from Media Week and a first-place award from the Northeast Ohio Direct Marketing Association for its Personal Seal License and Season Ticket campaign for the Cleveland Browns.
Edward Howard & Co. has expanded its Columbus office by acquiring Siefkas Communications Inc.
Four west side Hispanic organizations: El Barrio, Esperanza, HUMADAOP and The Hispanic Cultural Center of Cleveland have formed a coalition called Hispanic Community Services.
Wentworth Capital, a division of Charter Financial has opened an office in Cleveland to be run by Marketing Officer George C. Muhoray.
Talisker Communications Ltd. has doubled it space by moving to 1755 Georgetown Road, Hudson.
Cleveland-based business-to-business agency Haselow Marketing Communications earned 12 Tower Awards during the Business Marketing Association Cleveland Chapter's annual competition.
The Statler Office Tower, 1127 Euclid Ave., has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
U.S. Protective Services is spinning off its monitoring division and forming The Quick Response Monitoring Alarm Center.
Vantage Financial Group Inc. has moved corporate offices to 600 Rockside Road, Independence.
Stein & Co. Marketing and Communications took home 10 Tower awards after the 1998 Business Marketing Association competition.
The Internet Web site of The Gradall Co. earned an Abby Award as the top industry site from Construction Marketing Today
A new sandwich shop Wrap & Roll has opened in Coventry Village.
The Roughley Jones & Wenner Insurance Agency has been recognized by Westfield Cos. as one of its top 150 independent insurance agencies.
Gillmore Security Systems Inc. was honored as a Family Firm of Distinction for 1998 by the Weatherhead School of Management of Case Western Reserve University.
Cleveland-based Interstate Lift Trucks Inc. has been awarded the Toyota Industrial Equipment's 1997 Quality Dealer Award.
The OMCO Co. ®Roll Forming Excellence© is the new corporate name and tag line unveiled by Ohio Moulding Corp. and its three subsidiaries.
The Visual Evidence Co. has opened a new office in Tampa, Fla.
Management Recruiters International Inc. and its videoconferenced training system MRI University were recognized by the U.S. Distance Learning Association with an award for Excellence in Distance Learning Programming.