October 6, 2015

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Some manufacturers grow, but not enough to offset departure of Bendix’s jobs

ELYRIA — On Friday, the city learned that Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems — and its more than 550 employees — will move to Avon in two years. But some longtime employers in the city are growing here, offering some small solace, Elyria Mayor Holly Brinda said. “American Hood Systems is expanding. Ohio Metallurgical Service is Read More…

Riddell says losing NFL contract is not a major blow


ELYRIA — Losing their exclusive NFL contract isn’t a major blow to Riddell, a spokeswoman for the football helmet company said Monday. None of the approximately 1,700 NFL players have to wear Riddell helmets, but many do. And since 1989, it has been the only helmet name that could be shown on television, a major Read More…