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July 15, 2012

After a soft opening last April, Hartville Hardware held its official grand opening on July 13 and 14, making it the largest independent home center in the country. An article in the Akron Beacon Journal described the seven-acre complex as having 305,000 sq. ft. of retail space on two floors with six different entrances and cash register areas. There is also a three-lane drive-through lumber area.

February 6, 2012

According to an article in the Akron Beacon Journal, the maker of storage containers and Sharpie pens is investing in its plant in Mogadore, Ohio.

In addition to making physical improvements to its Ohio facility, Newell Rubbermaid is bringing in almost 140 jobs. The moves are partly the result of the closing of a company facility in Greenville, Texas.