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.


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.

ATI Innovates for the New York Aquarium with a One-of-a-Kind Shark Crane

MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever visited an aquarium and wondered how the animals found their way in there? Engineers at Air Technical Industries (ATI) learned first-hand by designing a creative solution for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in New York City: the first continuous, double-rail, serpentine crane system of its kind.

SafeChain Honored as 2018 Seed Stage Company of the Year at VentureOhio Awards

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today that it was named 2018 Seed Stage Company of the Year by VentureOhio.

Unmanned Safety Institute’s Drone Curriculum Approved by the State of California

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the world-leader in remote pilot training and certification, announced today that their Small UAS Safety Certification has been certified by the University of California (UC) A-G program. UC A-G approval will enable high school students to use USI’s four-course curriculum to meet admissions requirements to any state education institute.

SafeChain Completes First Official Real Estate Blockchain Transaction in the U.S.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeChain, the industry leader in wire fraud prevention software for land title, announced today it has successfully facilitated the sale of 36 forfeiture properties via blockchain. The transactions, which were completed on Tuesday in partnership with the auditor’s office in Franklin County, Ohio, marks the first instance in the U.S. of a state government using blockchain to legally record the transfer of property deeds.

St. Clairsville Public Library expects to save $8,190 annually by switching to LED lighting

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — St. Clairsville Public Library expects to save $8,190 annually and create a more reader friendly interior by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LED.

Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation to Host Annual Fundraiser 2018

NEWBURY, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is proud to announce that its 2018 Backpack Bivouac fundraising event will take place at the Helmsley Pavilion at Camp Ho Mita Koda on Saturday, September 29, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. This year’s theme, “A Night to Light the Future,” will raise critical dollars to help Camp Ho Mita Koda host children with diabetes as campers well into the future.

New Scholarship to Increase Innovation in Chemical Science

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SprayWorks is proud to announce its new scholarship program, The James Davidson Innovative Student Scholarship. The scholarship is named after SprayWorks Equipment Group owner, James Davidson. James has been designing robots and equipment for Polyurethanes for three decades and has contributed thousands of hours teaching Polyurethane professionals how to create careers in the industry.

International Recovery Coach Dr. Lauren Casey Sells Memoir About Her Journey from a Life of Champagne, Cocaine and Millionaires to Falling in Love with a Prisoner

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International recovery coach Lauren Casey, PhD, has sold her memoir, “Breaking the Chains: Drugs, Millionaires and the Prisoner Who Set Me Free,” to addiction recovery imprint Zephyr Bookshelf. Zephyr will be releasing the book in spring of 2019.

Meigs County Public Library upgrades to LED lighting through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Meigs County District Public Library system has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LEDs for an expected savings of more than $6,500 annually.

North Central Local Schools expects to save more than $50,000 annually through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Central Local Schools’ K-12 building is set to receive a dramatic upgrade in energy efficiency through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, a move that is expected to save the district more than $50,000 annually.

Tipp City Schools partners with Energy Optimizers, USA, on a suite of strategic investments in school improvements

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tipp City Schools will make strategic investments in LT Ball Intermediate School, Tippecanoe Middle School and Tippecanoe High School that are expected to save more than $73,000 annually through a partnership with Tipp City-based Energy Optimizers, USA.

City of Vandalia expects to save $12,000 annually by upgrading lighting in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Vandalia is taking steps to improve energy efficiency-and reduce its utility bills by an anticipated $12,000 a year-by upgrading its lighting systems in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA.

Addiction Recovery Imprint Acquires Memoir by First Time Author David Griggs

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Addiction recovery imprint Zephyr Bookshelf announced today that it’s publishing a brand-new title this winter: “Taming the Wild Things in My Head” by first-time author David H. Griggs.

Commitment to Excellence: Union Institute & University salutes law enforcement professionals nationwide during National Police Week

CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University is proud to salute law enforcement professionals nationwide during National Police Week, May 13 – 19, 2018 and honored to celebrate its commitment to educating the law enforcement community with a rigorous and research based Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management.

Energy savings project with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to save Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities more than $15,000 annually

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (DD) expects to save more than $15,000 annually after making energy efficient improvements to its lighting and HVAC systems in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to save Austintown Local Schools an estimated $153,000 annually

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Austintown Local Schools expects to save more than $153,000 annually by transitioning to LED lighting in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, an energy management solutions firm. Starting in April Energy Optimizers, USA will retrofit the interior and exterior lighting systems at all five of the district’s buildings with LED systems.