Business Notes

Sanford Rose Associates, an Akron-based executive search firm, has opened an office in Dublin, Ireland.

Second National Bank has broken ground on a banking center on State Route 303 in Streetsboro.

The Church Agency Inc. has moved into a new facility on East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue in Akron.

The Akron Art Museum has chosen Welty Building Co. of Akron as construction manager for its new 50,000-square-foot building. Work is scheduled to start in 2003.

Smithers Scientific Services Inc., Akron, has acquired the rubber testing services operations of Noveon Inc.‘s polymer additives business unit.

Industrial Mold and Machine of Twinsburg has completed an 8,000-square-foot addition to its facility.

Superior Staffing and SACS Consulting, both of Akron, have formed a strategic business alliance.

Five local human resources professionals have joined to form a new Web site,, to provide visitors with free HR information.

The Mosley Cos. has moved to new corporate headquarters in Tallmadge.

Gov. Bob Taft has awarded Accelent Systems Inc., Akron, and AlphaMicron Inc., Kent, with Emerging Technology Awards for the progress both companies have made in advancing existing technologies.