Kudos to Scott Balogh, President and CEO of Mar-Bal, Inc. in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, who testified at a recent field hearing in Canton, Ohio, in order to promote plastics manufacturing in the state. Sponsored by the Ohio House of Representatives’ 21st Century Manufacturing Task Force and chaired by state representative Kirk Shuring (R-Canton), this was the first of five scheduled field hearings throughout the state. The purpose of the task force is to...
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