Ohio Business News

Ohio Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Ohio, U.S.A. (OH), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


The OLFACT Test Battery – a Screening Test App for Predicting Alzheimer’s

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The OLFACT Test Battery, developed by Osmic Enterprises, was initially developed to detect olfactory impairments. Now, it’s been adapted as an automated, self-administered screening test to predict Alzheimer’s disease/dementia and is being tested by a number of prominent physicians and research laboratories around the United States and in China.

Matic named to InsurTech100 list of the world’s top insurance technology providers

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a fully licensed digital insurance agency that partners with mortgage servicers and originators to sell insurance products to borrowers, has been named to FinTech Global’s InsurTech100. The annual awards program, now in its second year, recognizes the pioneering tech firms leading today’s global insurance industry.

Bash Foo to Provide Hiring Support for Ohio’s Small Businesses and Manufacturers

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bash Foo, a digital marketing agency, revealed today the release of a new talent acquisition concept, hiring software and HR services agency to support small and mid-sized businesses in the Midwest. The combination of managed talent acquisition, cutting edge hiring software, and their overall approach to hiring will be known as Hiring Ninja.

Tubular Solenoids from Johnson Electric are the Secret Ingredient to High-Tech Assemblies and Smart Devices

VANDALIA, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Continuing to confound the competition and impress manufacturers in 77 countries, Johnson Electric is proud to announce today the release of their new 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 STA-model tubular solenoid. The product improves upon current brass sleeve technology by providing a longer stroke, higher cycles, and better mounting capacity.

Independent Research Proves Kids Read Now Reading Program Eliminates Summer Slide

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to an independent study of the program’s efficacy, Kids Read Now (KRN), a leading K-3 reading program designed to combat summer slide, completely negates summer reading losses for low-income students when fully implemented.

Bill Bryson Meets J.D. Salinger in New Novel that Explores Value of Travel – ‘The Perfect Culture’

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Perfect Culture” (ISBN: 978-1733862202), authored by Brent Robins, is a new novel that explores the value of foreign travel through historical analysis and satirical humor. Robins blends the easy and relaxed style of Bill Bryson with the deep observations of J.D. Salinger.

World Class Title Launches WCTALWAYS SECURE PLAN Against Real Estate Title Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World Class Title, a tech forward real estate title agency licensed in Ohio, Florida, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Michigan and New Jersey, announces its successful launch of the WCTALWAYS SECURE PLAN(TM) (WCTAPP). WCTAPP is a multi-level approach to prevent real estate wire fraud within title transactions.

Paul B. Stetz Joins Fairport Wealth, Named Chief Operating Officer

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fairport Wealth (formerly Fairport Asset Management) announced today the appointment of Paul B. Stetz as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team.

SafeChain Partners with RamQuest to Provide Fraud-Free Closings

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention technology and blockchain applications for land title, announced today its SafeWire application has been fully integrated into RamQuest’s Closing Market application – making SafeWire available as a seamless experience to title offices nationwide.

GPRS Locates and Acquires Master Locators – Becoming One of the Largest Privately Held Utility Locating Companies in the United States

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, LLC (“GPRS”), has acquired Master Locators utility locating business (“Master Locators”), a leading provider of private utility locating, concrete scanning, vacuum excavation, SUE and video pipe inspection services.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, Expected to Deliver $83,716 in Savings to Alexander Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alexander Local Schools expects to save $83,716, including rebates, on utility costs in the 2019-2020 school year by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade all interior and exterior lighting to high-efficiency LED systems.

Van Wert City Schools expects to save more than $115,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Wert City Schools, in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, is poised to launch a sweeping energy and security improvement project that is expected to save the district more than $115,000 annually.

Texan Title Taps SafeWire by SafeChain to Provide Protection Against Wire Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Texan Title has chosen SafeWire(TM) to defend its clients’ wire transactions against fraud. The blockchain-backed platform will be deployed across Texan Title’s family of title companies located across Texas.

Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa Opens at The Shops at Worthington Place, Worthington, Ohio

WORTHINGTON, Ohio, April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The long awaited and anticipated Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa is now open at The Shops at Worthington Place. The renovated up-scale mall is the perfect place to host this one-of-a-kind high-end nail salon in the Worthington / Columbus area. Anthony Vince’ Nail Spa is focused on the pursuit of excellence and beauty. Their goal is simple: To make you feel like their only guest.

Ohio Marijuana Card to Give Away 15 Free Evaluations Per Month to Those in Need

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Marijuana Card, Ohio’s largest provider of medical marijuana evaluations, will be giving away 15 free medical marijuana evaluations each month in an effort to help patients in financial need offset some of the cost of medical marijuana at dispensaries.

Michigan-Based Liberty Title Deploys SafeWire to Protect Against Wire Fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Liberty Title, the fourth largest independent title company in Michigan, has selected SafeWire to safeguard wiring instructions as part of the firm’s “Umbrella by Liberty Title” program.

SafeChain Announces Founding Title Partners in Blockchain Network

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, in partnership with 9 independent title agents in Ohio, has launched a blockchain-backed network that enables peer-to-peer transfers of prior title insurance policies to streamline the title search process and drive down costs for member agencies.

Oak Hills Local Schools Expects to Save More Than $32,000 Annually Through Lighting Upgrade with Energy Optimizers, USA

DAYTON, Ohio, April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oak Hills Local School District, in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, will upgrade all interior lighting to LED systems for an expected savings of more than $32,000 annually.

SafeChain Partners with Adeptive to Provide Fraud-Free Closings for ResWare Customers

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, an industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain applications for land title, announced today that Adeptive Software has integrated SafeWire into ResWare, Adeptive’s powerful title and escrow production software.

Collaborative Agile Solutions LLC Provides Enterprise Agile Project Management Support to MQ-9

DAYTON, Ohio, April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Collaborative Agile Solutions LLC (CAS) has teamed with Sumaria Systems Inc. to provide the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MAUAS) Division with Enterprise Agile Project Management Strategy Support.

Matic Makes HousingWire’s List of Top Mortgage Tech Companies for Second Year in a Row

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital insurance agency Matic has been named to HousingWire’s HW TECH100(TM) list of the top housing technology companies in the United States. The annual awards program, now in its sixth year, recognizes the most innovative tech firms in the real estate and mortgage finance sector.

Home Point Financial Partners with Matic to Offer Customers Lowest Market Rates on Homeowners Insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital insurance agency Matic announced today that it has partnered with Home Point Financial Corporation (“Home Point”), a national, mortgage originator and servicer, to help its mortgage servicing customers find competitively priced homeowners insurance.

Matic Obtains SOC 2 Type II Certification

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, the digital homeowners insurance marketplace built for mortgage servicers and lenders, announced that it has successfully completed a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II audit. Conducted by IS Partners, LLC, a globally recognized certified public accounting firm, the audit verifies that Matic’s information security practices.

Major Utah Title Agency Cottonwood Title Selects SafeWire from SafeChain

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Cottonwood Title Insurance Agency, Inc., one of the largest independent title agencies in Utah, has adopted SafeWire(TM) to protect the wire transactions facilitated by its agents across the Wasatch Front.

Specialty Tax Firm KBKG Names John W. Hanning Principal

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG recently promoted John W. Hanning to Principal. John leads a team of engineers and specialists based out of the firm’s Atlanta office that services both the Midwest and Southeast region that stretches from Ohio to Florida.

New Spray Robot Revolutionizes Coatings and SPF – Precision Material Application Becomes Possible with Coaterbot

CANTON, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SprayWorks Equipment Group is proud to announce its new invention, the Coaterbot. Created by long-time Polyurethanes equipment inventor and founder of a 4th generation company – James Davidson created the Coaterbot to cover a broader spectrum of material applications.

One of the Largest Independent Title Companies in Texas Expands Use of SafeWire to All 25 Offices

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Providence Title, one of the largest independent title companies in Texas, has expanded its deployment of SafeWire to include all 25 offices throughout the state. Moving forward, Providence Title’s network of agents will use SafeWire to verify the identities of transaction participants, authenticate bank account ownership as well as securely store and transmit wiring instructions.

Got Ya Covered Linens and Event Rental Opens at The Shops at Worthington Place, Worthington, Ohio

WORTHINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Got Ya Covered Linens and Event Rental will offer the community a grand opening party to showcase their new showroom inside The Shops at Worthington Place on January 30, 2019. The enclosed mall is the perfect place to display all the hundreds of decorative rental items they have to offer, and inspire guests to explore ideas for their upcoming events.

Matic Helps Servicers Shave Nearly 6 percent Off Homeowners’ Monthly Mortgage Costs in 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, the digital homeowners insurance marketplace built for mortgage servicers and lenders, reduced homeowners’ monthly mortgage costs an average of 5.5 percent in 2018 by delivering average per-household homeowners insurance savings of $517. The announcement comes on the heels of a year marked by rapid growth for Matic, which helped homeowners identify $124 million in savings over the course of quoting homeowners insurance for over $180 billion worth of residential real estate.

SafeChain Digitizes Property Deed Transfer and Conveyance for Perry County, Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today it has completed the digital conversion of Perry County, Ohio’s deed transfer and conveyance process between the engineer and auditor. Beginning January 7, the Perry County Engineer’s office will be able to digitize property deeds before the inspection and mapping process.

Ohio’s Largest Title Agent Selects SafeWire by SafeChain

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software and blockchain implementation for land title, announced today that Ohio Real Title, the largest title agent in the state, has selected its technology solution, SafeWire(TM), to securely facilitate real estate wire transactions for the firm’s eight offices throughout Ohio.

Experienced Attorney Michael Rieman Joins Dungan and LeFevre

TROY, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dungan & LeFevre is pleased to announce that Michael Rieman has joined the firm’s Troy office as a Director/Partner and member of the Board of Directors. A seasoned civil litigator, Mr. Rieman has significant experience across a wide array of legal fields. Throughout his career, Rieman has handled cases involving business law, real estate, criminal defense, personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice defense, and legal malpractice defense.

SafeChain Named Outstanding Startup by Columbus Business First at 2018 BizTech Awards

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today that it was honored in the Outstanding Startup category at the 2018 BizTech Awards hosted by regional business publication Columbus Business First. The firm was one of three companies honored in the Outstanding Startup category of the fourth annual BizTech Awards.

571 Grill and Draft House Continues to Impress Patrons both Near and Far

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 571 Grill & Draft House in New Carlisle, Ohio has been in business for 18 years and the independently owned restaurant continues to carve out its name in the world of gastro pubs and draft houses. While some restaurant owners may sit on their laurels after what seemed to be an instant success with residents living north of Dayton, the owners of 571 Grill understand that you must either go big or go home.

SafeChain Adds Blockchain to SafeWire to Further Safeguard Real Estate Wire Transactions

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today it has added blockchain to its wire fraud prevention platform SafeWire, making the company the first in the industry to do so. The addition of blockchain to SafeWire provides increased security for real estate wire transactions by ensuring fraudsters cannot tamper with wiring instructions undetected.

Digital insurance agency Matic named a Central Ohio ‘Best Place to Work’ by Columbus Business First

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, has been named one of Central Ohio’s top employers by Columbus Business First.

Rapid Business Growth Prompts Energy Optimizers, USA Relocation to Downtown Dayton, Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The newly renovated facility is located at 620 East 1st Street, Dayton, OH 45402 and will benefit Energy Optimizer’s customers by offering better and more convenient access for their clients in the education, institutional and commercial industries. Clients will continue to work with their same Energy Optimizers, USA sales associates and energy engineers throughout and after this relocation.

Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation Names Ian Roberts as New Executive Director

NEWBURY, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is pleased to announce that Ian Roberts has been named as Executive Director of the organization. Roberts is returning home to Ohio from Colorado, where he served most recently as Director of Overnight Camps for Avid4 Adventure in Boulder, Colorado.

Bash Foo Joins Brewers Association as Digital Marketing Allied Trade/Supplier

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bash Foo becomes the first Ohio digital marketing agency to join the Brewers Association as an allied trade/supplier. The Brewers Association is the national association representing the interests of craft brewers and whose purpose is to promote and protect small and independent American brewers.

SafeChain to Integrate ALTA Registry into Its Real Estate Wire Fraud Prevention Platform SafeWire

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today that it will integrate the national ALTA Registry into its real estate wire fraud prevention platform SafeWire. Through the integration, mortgage lenders will be able to search the Registry and verify the identity of title insurance agents and settlement companies, providing an enhanced level of efficiency and security to the real estate transaction.