Business Notes Featured

10:04am EDT July 22, 2002
Kaiser Permanente has launched an Ohio Web site,, which provides health information and also features Partners in Health Webzine.

Advertising agency Mark Freeman Associates will direct advertising for the sales and customer relations division of Medical Mutual of Ohio.

The occupational-therapy faculty at Cleveland State University has presented its first ever Award of Distinction to the occupational-therapy department of Health Hill Hospital for Children.

Automotive accessories manufacturer Highland Group Industries has successfully completed QS-9000 certification.

Excello Specialty Co. has received a Quality Performance award from Honda of America Manufacturing Inc.

Northcoast Business Systems and Northcoast Duplicating Inc. has moved to a 42,000-square-foot headquarters building in Valley View.

Internet Service Provider APK Net Ltd. has added Ashtabula, Canton and Columbus to its coverage area.

Air Transport World, a publication of Penton Media Inc., has launched ATW's Airport Equipment & Technology magazine.

Dreher Business Products was listed 169th on the VARBusiness 500 ranking of North America's largest providers of information technology solutions.

Cleveland-based CPA firm Neece & Co. has opened an office in Scottsdale, Ariz.

John A. Tablack has formed a commercial real estate brokerage firm, JT Real Estate LTD.

KA Inc. Architecture and the former Triad Design received an award from the American Society of Interior Designers for their Towers Perrin project.

Joseph F. Hutchinson Jr. will serve as the managing partner for the new Cleveland office of law firm Brouse & McDowell, located in the Northpoint office building on Lakeside Avenue.

The owners of StoneWater Golf Club, James T. Skoch and Craig Immel, have announced plans to build a 20,000-square-foot clubhouse.

Meritech Blue has been named an Elite Dealer for the second consecutive year by Office Products magazine.

Flaming River Industries has broken ground on a new headquarters facility at 800 Poertner Road, Berea.

Mentor-based Eye Lighting International was honored as Best of Show among large booth exhibitors at the Light Fair Trade Show in Las Vegas.

Physician Business Systems, a management-services organization for the Cleveland Health Network, has opened new offices on Rockside Road in Independence.

Advertising agency Brubaker & Associates and marketing solutions provider Technology Strategies Inc. have merged and will be located in Twinsburg.

HGR Industrial Surplus Inc. has opened a new showroom at 20001 Euclid Ave., Euclid.

Lake County Sewer Co. Inc. has been selected by the Willowick Chamber of Commerce as its first ever Business of the Year.

The Forum Conference & Education Center has expanded its services to include a customized training program: Creative Alternatives.

The founders of Vantage One Communications have launched a new company: One-2-One Commerce, which will specialize in the integration of electronic commerce software applications.

Ferrante Winery has won "Best of Class" gold medals for the 1997 Vidal Blanc and White Catawba wines at the Los Angeles County Fair.

Cleveland Public Radio station WCPN 90.3 FM has received 11 honors from Ohio Educational Telecommunications, which recognizes excellence in public TV and radio throughout the state.

Gregory Inc. has added The Electric Furnace Co. and Ritrama Dramark to its family of accounts.