Michigan company acquires Gilboa Quarry, plans investments

photo credit: Gilboa Quarry Full Tank LLC, Midland MI, is the new owner of Gilboa Quarry. “We are very excited about this acquisition. Especially through these times where people, in general, are so anxious to get out and spend time outdoors,” said Andy Silverman, operating partner. The facility will continue doing business as “Gilboa Quarry”. The owners will share their improvement plans in an upcoming Zoom call. Included are a dive shop, state-of-the-art Nitrox System, an additional compressor and 6000psi bank system, [...]

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Ottawa facility becoming national hub for electric commercial vehicles

Ottawa, OH – April 6, 2021 Endera, a vertically integrated transportation technology company specializing in all-electric commercial vehicles, charging station infrastructure and software solutions, has acquired of Metro Titan Group, a school bus and shuttle manufacturing company in Ottawa.  The acquisition gives Endera the capability to deliver electric commercial vehicles in all 50 states. Metro Titan Group formed through a merger of Titan Bus, Ottawa, and Metro Worldwide, Long Beach, CA, in February 2021. Endera then acquired Metro Titan on April 5. Titan Bus was owned and operated by Ed Verhoff, CEO of Verhoff Machine & Welding. He is now an investor in Endera. The company plans [...]

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Titan Bus and Metro Worldwide Merger

OTTAWA, OH – Metro Worldwide, a division of Pritchard Companies, and Titan Bus, a division of Verhoff Machine & Welding, today announced their merger to become Metro Titan Group, launching innovation of safer transportation in the shuttle bus industry. “Combining our organizations provides technology advantages and a major growth opportunity through extended and vital service offerings for customers” said Joe Pritchard, CEO of Pritchard Companies. The companies will now operate under MTG and continue to provide quality shuttles while expanding [...]

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Putnam County CIC celebrates successful year

May 3, 2018 by Nancy Kline, Putnam County Sentinel LEIPSIC – A new CIC director, the annual Red Rose award and a review of a successful past year in growth including the county’s largest ever capital investment project were all on the agenda Thursday during the 36th Annual Putnam County Community Improvement Corporation meeting. … Read Article

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PCCIC Announces Safety Council

February 1, 2018 by Putnam County Sentinel PUTNAM COUNTY – The Putnam County CIC has announced it will begin a new program aimed at helping local business and industry improve safety, save money on workers compensation premiums and provide a forum for education and networking. … Read Article

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Global Forklift Manufacturer Expanding

April 21, 2017 by Business Facilities Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, will expand its operations in Greencastle, IN, adding a second facility and creating up to 100 new jobs by 2021. The Ohio-based company will lease and equip a facility located across the street from its current manufacturing plant. The new facility is scheduled to begin operations later this year, expanding the company’s total footprint in Putnam County and providing additional manufacturing resources to [...]

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