Business notes

The Cleveland Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators awarded The James J. Roop Co., H/L Communications, Parker Hannafin Corp., American Greetings, The Lubrizol Corp., The Cleveland Metroparks, Case Western Reserve University, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Sandusky Catholic Elementary Schools for excellence in the field of communications at its Sixth Annual Vision Awards Competition.

SACS Consulting moved to Premier Suites at 500 Grant St. and will sell one division (pre-employment) and form a Strategic Business Alliance with Superior Staffing.

Fifth Third Bank renovated the historic Elyria post office building at East Avenue and Cedar in downtown Elyria.

Corks Wine Bar opened at 4084 Erie St., Willoughby.

Athersys Inc. was named the National Business Incubation Association’s 2001 Incubator Graduate of the Year in the technology category.

EDR/Beachwood Studios was nominated for an Emmy award for “A Time to Celebrate,” produced by the studio and narrated by Hal Holbrook.

Dix & Eaton Inc. earned a Best of Show honor and seven other awards in the Tower Awards Competition, sponsored by the Cleveland chapter of the Business Marketing Association.

The firm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey opened an office in Northern Virginia.

Keithley Instruments Inc. was the recipient of the Manny Award.

Media II Inc. was chosen by to act as its marketing agency.

Goldstein Group Communications Inc. moved its offices to 6480 Rockside Woods Blvd. South, Suite 300.

The Elyria CPA firm of Mitchell Zunich & Co. merged with the office of Barnes Wendling CPAs Inc.

Technical Software Inc. won three sales and engineering awards at the Autodesk Inc. “One Team” conference in Las Vegas.

The Timken Co. won the Business Week Award for Excellence in Corporate Advertising for campaigns created by Wyse Advertising.

Everstream acquired AdAcoustics and its parent company, The MusicBooth LLC.

The Home Builders Association of Greater Cleveland retained the law firm of McDonald, Hopkins, Burke & Haber Co. as general counsel.

Ford Power Products, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Co., recognized Cleveland-based North Coast Ford Industrial Inc. with an award for sales volume and outstanding performance in unit sales.

The American Cancer Society, Ohio Division/Cuyahoga County received a donation of $11,150 from Contractors Against Cancer.

Grand Eagle Inc. moved its corporate headquarters to Richfield from Chicago.

Manco Inc., a Henkel Group company, is the recipient of Wal Mart’s Supplier of the Year award.

Crest Aluminum Products, Lake County Sewer Co., RANPAK Corp and ThenDesign Architecture Ltd. have all been five-time winners in the Fast Track 50, earning a place in the Fast Track 50 Business Hall of Fame.

Sherwin-Williams was honored with an Ace Hardware Vendor of the Year award.

Transcon Inc.’s design, production and distribution operations were certified as an ISO 9001, 1994 International Quality System Standard.

Yetka Management Group Inc. and The Brinoth Group have partnered to provide career planning and development, career coaching and customized career transition services.

General Motors and AM General appointed Central Cadillac the exclusive HUMMER dealer and service center in Northeast Ohio.