SS&G Inc. is celebrating 25 years of operations in Greater Akron. The first local office was a 600-square-foot space in Fairlawn. The firm now operates out of a 40,000-square-foot campus in West Akron and has nearly 200 employees.
Main Street Gourmet
The manufacturing facility in Cuyahoga Falls was certified Safe Quality Food Level 2. The certification assures consumers that products have met international standards for safety and quality.
The following associates were recognized at the company’s 12th Associate Appreciation Dinner: Jack and Rosemary Shearer 2011 Associate of the Year: Jimmie Walker, third shift packaging supervisor; 2011 Department Associates of the Year: Joseph Daverio, processing; Pat Evans, machine operations; Jim Johnson, maintenance; Andrea Keim, quality assurance; Donna Lamb, packaging; Dan Maley, Cleveland branch; George Maxim, warehouse; Mike Meyer, Columbus branch; Shannon Miller, management; Julian Sacco, sanitation; Chris Sample, administration; Jeff Stutzman, Massillon branch; John Tomalski, Pittsburgh branch; Craig Whetstone, Youngstown branch; 2011 Shearer’s Community Service Award: Larry Thornton, packaging department.
The Ohio Chemistry Technology Council presented Tremco with the Award for Excellence in Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Performance for its Beachwood headquarters renovation. The project was called unique among honorees for its scope, integrating multiple elements of sustainability and environmental stewardship within the business planning cycle.
The Ohio Landscape Association presented Suncrest Gardens an award for outstanding Landscape Maintenance at Summa Health System, Akron City Hospital, as part of its Landscape Ohio! Awards Program. Suncrest Gardens has maintained the property for more than 10 years.
The chief of staff at InfoCision Management Corp. was presented with the 2012 Dr. Frank L. Simonetti Distinguished Business Alumni Award from the University of Akron’s College of Business Administration Alumni Association. The award honors alumni for achievements in business and contributions to communities.
Bradley A. Wright
The partner-in-charge of the Roetzel Akron office was selected as a 2012 Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation Law by ALM. He will be listed in the 2012 Top Rated Lawyers Annual Guide to Transportation Law to be included in the June 2012 issues of The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines.
Robert J. Shearer
Walsh University honored the chairman and CEO of Shearer Foods with a Distinguished Service Medal. The award recognizes distinguished professional or volunteer service to others nationally and locally.
Martin J. Hrabik Jr.
The certified public accountant at Walthall, Drake & Wallace LLP, CPAs, was honored with the Alumni of the Year Award from Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Association at Cleveland State University.
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