Business Notes

Advanced Masonry Technology Inc.

Owner Jeffrey B. Camper has acquired the prefabricated masonry panel system operations of Vet-O-Vitz Masonry Systems Inc. The acquired operations include 32,000 square feet of plant and office space and six acres of storage. Advanced Masonry Technology Inc. is based in Brunswick.

Republic Technologies International

The Fairlawn company secured an extension from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to develop its plan for reorganization. Republic Technologies International is the country’s largest producer of steel bars, with 4,600 employees and sales of nearly $1.3 billion last year.

The University of Akron

The University of Akron’s College of Business Administration received a $250,000 grant from the Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation. The grant will be used to assist in the construction of a $10 million addition for the new Institute for Global Business, Center for Organizational Development.