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.


LucidDx Labs Expands COVID-19 Testing Program to Include Physician’s Offices, Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Employers and Drive Throughs with Patent-pending Oral Rinse Collection ‘Quiksal’

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LucidDx Labs (LucidDx), one of Ohio’s leading diagnostic testing laboratories, has recently announced plans to expand its widespread COVID-19 testing beyond only high-priority individuals presenting with symptoms of the novel coronavirus, but also to now provide much-needed increased testing capacity to local physician offices, nursing homes, area hospitals, municipalities and employers affected by the pandemic.

Ohio Veterans Launch Camp Freeman GoFundMe campaign and website to begin construction on their first non-profit Veterans’ Retreat

NEWARK, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp Freeman, a Veteran Owned Ohio Non-Profit 501(c)(3) has been established to support homeless, at-risk, disabled, and transitioning veterans. Camp Freeman is launching their fundraising campaign on Gofundme.com September 11th, 2020 with a goal of $2.9 million to build their first regional facility and headquarters right here in central Ohio.

Fortin Ironworks’ Bee Bench Promotes Communities Coming Together

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fortin Ironworks was inspired to design this new product because it simply felt that it gives the “right message at the right time.” Bees exemplify communities working together and that was the buzz behind its new community “Bee Bench.”

Westfall Local School District Creates TV Network, Powered by Livecast365, to Broadcast Educational and Athletic Programs and Events

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Westfall is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. They pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education throughout their community.

Valentis Security welcomes new Regional Operations Manager in Ohio

CINCINNATI, Ohio and PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis Security is proud to announce and welcome Stephen Souders as its new regional manager in Cincinnati, Ohio. Souders will be responsible managing Valentis operations, personnel, and assisting with business development in the Cincinnati and surrounding markets.

Teays Valley Local Schools is Creating a First-of-its-Kind TV Network, Powered by Livecast365, to Broadcast Athletic Events to Fans Who Cannot Attend in Person

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the largest school districts in the state of Ohio, Teays Valley, is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. Teays Valley pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education within their community.

Bash Foo Teams Up with Thomas as a Certified Thomas Agency

DAYTON, Ohio, July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bash Foo, a digital marketing agency located in Dayton, Ohio has worked for 21 years in web development and lead generation, serving dozens of clients in the industrial and manufacturing sectors. Powered with a common set of goals, Bash Foo will deliver combined capabilities that reach 1.1 million registered buyers, engineers, MROs, and decision-makers on the Thomasnet.com platform.

Free Augmented Reality (AR) Fireworks for July 4 from Anywhere

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Using the free TotalAR app on a smartphone or tablet, you can watch augmented reality fireworks from any location from 9 p.m. to midnight local time on July 4, HoloPundits announced today. The fireworks display will run 12 minutes and will feature patriotic virtual fireworks and music.

Tech Company HoloPundits Offers Free Augmented Reality Fireworks for July 4

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While social distancing guidelines are still in effect, many Fourth of July celebrations have been put on hold. Though nothing can replace the magic of real fireworks, HoloPundits, a technology company, created a free augmented reality experience available to anyone with a smartphone or tablet.

Ready, Set, Slide! Big Mucci’s ‘The Set Slide’ Going Viral

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 71 North Entertainment’s artist Mark “Big Mucci” Wynn, best known for his “Bikers Shuffle” and “Cleveland Shuffle,” is gaining new attention for another line dance track – “The Set Slide.”

First Touchless Pizza Serving Plate for Restaurants – A Solution to New Food Handling Safety Expectations

HUDSON, Ohio, June 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nuova Vita Corporation is excited to announce the launch of the first No HandL Portion PadL with the Touchless Pizza Border. This next generation pizza serving plate is designed for today’s sanitization standards and makes other serving plates obsolete.

Vandalia Rental To Open Location In Lima, Ohio

LIMA, Ohio, May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vandalia Rental proudly announces the grand opening of the Lima, Ohio branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 1 at 4:30 p.m. Vandalia Rental is the premier equipment rental solutions provider offering construction equipment and services to contractors and industrial clients.

Historic Ironworks Factory Creates Products that Protect in Face of Pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A third-generation, family-owned and operated ornamental iron and metal fabrication company, Fortin Ironworks, is stepping up to create new products driven by a surge in consumer safety. These American-made products are destined to be an integral part of the “new normal.”

Energy Optimizers, USA Awarded as The Sole Provider of LED Lighting and Energy Savings Programs to Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC)

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA (EOU) is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) and its six purchasing co-operatives as the sole provider for its LED Lighting and Energy Savings Program for the third year of the program.

Fairport Wealth Announces 2020 Community Beacon Recipient

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fairport Wealth is pleased to announce its support of Shoes and Clothes for Kids (SC4K) as its 2020 Community Beacon recipient. For 50 years, SC4K has been removing barriers to school attendance by providing essential school supplies such as school shoes and uniforms for kids in need.

Energy Optimizers, USA and E2 Host ‘Clean Energy at a Crossroads’ event in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recently, Energy Optimizers, USA co-hosted the E2 “Clean Energy at a Crossroads” event in Dayton, Ohio. In true energy-optimized fashion, the event was held at a renovated former steam energy plant in downtown Dayton. Energy Optimizers, USA founder and E2 Midwest Chapter Director, Greg Smith and staff organized the event, along with E2 Midwest Advocate Micaela Preskill.

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.