September 4, 2014
Smart Business is pleased to announce the 2014 Class of the Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Awards. This is a noteworthy achievement since the Business Growth Awards honor companies from our seven-county service area that have achieved superior growth in sales and/or employment over the past five years.
ACS Industries, Inc.
Area 51 Data Solutions
Catastrophe Management Solutions LLC
Chapman & Chapman Inc
Cohen & Company, Ltd.
Corporate Technologies Group, Inc.
County Fire Protection Inc.
Daniel's Amish Collection
Epiphany Management Group
Durajoint Concerete Accessories
G.D.S. Express Group Inc.
Grabowski & Co.
Great Lakes Fasteners, Inc.
Ohio Hickory Harvest Brand Products Inc.
J. Rayl Transport
Jarrett Logistics Systems, Inc.
Keystone Technology Consultants
Lead to Conversion LLC
Lighting Services, Inc
National Interstate Insurance Company
Ohio Tool Systems
QualCare, LLC, dba Home Instead Senior Care
Ritzman Pharmacies, Inc.
Sequoia Financial Group
Slate Rock Safety
SS&G Healthcare Services LLC.
Steel City Lighting Company, Inc. dba Five Star Lighting
TEK Group International
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Venture Products, Inc.
As an added feature of the Growth Awards Program this year, 11 specialty awards will be presented. Honorees will be grouped into three categories according to their lines of business: manufacturing, technology or service. Category recognition for outstanding sales growth, employee growth and best overall success story will be announced at the Growth Awards Program. The Legacy Award will be given to a company that has demonstrated exemplary economic/community impact throughout the greater Akron region since the establishment of the Growth Awards Program. The Entrepreneurial Spirit Award will be awarded to a local business leader who best exemplifies entrepreneurship by leading a dynamic, growing organization and inspiring others through innovative business practices.
Cascade Capital Corporation will recognize all Growth Award honorees at its Business Growth Awards Program on October 9, 2014 at the Knight Center in downtown Akron. The Class of 2014 Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Awards will be featured in the October edition of Smart Business Akron.
The Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Awards is presented by Cascade Capital Corporation and sponsored by Smart Business, First Merit Bank, SS&G, Time Warner Business Cable, Roetzel, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, John S. Knight Center and Hughie's Event Production Service