Business briefs

June 02, 2002


BALTIMORE - Citi, formerly Citibank, was among several Maryland employers that received awards for outstanding service at the annual Job Service Employer Committee conference.

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and JSEC cosponsored the conference.

Conference attendees were shown the labor agency's new CareerNet system, scheduled to be operating later this year, which will help match employers with job seekers.

Allegheny Power

GREENSBURG, Pa. - Allegheny Power ranked as the national leader among the top-rated gas and electric utilities in the American Customer Satisfaction Index, an independent study of residential customers produced by the National Quality Research Center at the University of Michigan's business School.

In its second appearance in the ACSI study, which ranked the 28 largest investor-owned gas and electric companies in the nation, Allegheny Power tied for first place and achieved a 1.3 percent increase in its score, compared to the 2001 survey.


The national average score for energy utilities was 73; Allegheny Power scored 80.

JLG Industries

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries Inc. announced revenues of $209 million for the third fiscal quarter that ended April 30, compared to prior year revenues of $219 million.

Net income, including one-time charges, was $836,000, or 2 cents per diluted share, compared to $10.7 million, or 25 cents per diluted share, a year ago.

Year-to-date, sales were $521 million, compared to $682 million for the same period last year. Net income, including one-time charges, was $4.5 million, or 11 cents per diluted share, compared with $28.6 million, or 67 cents per diluted share, a year ago.

DVF Corp.

DVF Corp., a Hagerstown contract engineering and manufacturing company, will hold an open house Friday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. to celebrate its newly expanded facility at 910 Eldridge Drive in Hagerstown.

The company will share space and combine resources with West Manufacturing Co.

Tom James Co.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Nashville, Tenn.-based Tom James Co. has announced the grand opening of its 90,000-square-foot Hays Development and Conference Center in the Cumberland Valley Business Park in Chambersburg.

The building, formerly part of Letterkenney Army Depot, has been transformed into a state-of-the-art training and Tom James distribution center as well as the newly acquired Bullock and Jones catalog distribution center.

There is a retail store open to the public Thursday through Saturday.

The conference center theater and dining facility, which will be available for rent, is equipped with dual projection screens, digital sound and video conference capabilitiese.

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