Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Ohio Furniture Maker To Add Jobs For Ikea Line
A northwestern Ohio furniture maker plans to hire more workers after signing a new deal with Swedish furniture retailer Ikea.
Sauder Woodworking Co. says the deal will create 150 jobs at its factory near Archbold, west of Toledo.
The company says it may add even more jobs as Ikea expands across the U.S.
Sauder has been making products for Ikea since 2007, and the new five-year contract will add to the lines they produce.
Sauder makes hundreds of furniture products that are sold under its own brand and other labels that are sold at major retail stores including Target and Walmart.
A company official tells The Blade newspaper in Toledo that they expect to get job-creation tax credits from the state along with a grant for job training.