Business briefs for 8/11

August 12, 2002

GS Images

GS Images, an exhibit design and production company, has finalized the acquisition of Good Show Exhibits of Chambersburg, Pa., and has opened a new showroom in its 355 S. Potomac St. headquarters.

GS Images' new showroom includes table-top and full-size trade show displays, and examples of design and production capabilities.

GS Images' products include outdoor displays, floor graphics, vehicle graphics, signs, billboards, posters, banners and decals. It produces signs in metal, wood, plastic, vinyl and other materials.

More information about the company may be found on the Web at

Waynesboro Hospital

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The ultrasound department of Waynesboro Hospital recently received full accreditation from the American College of Radiology.

The accreditation covers the hospital's OB/GYN, general and vascular ultrasound services.

"An accredited ultrasound facility is one which has been reviewed and found to meet high standards of quality in providing ultrasound services," said Michael Hockenberry, director of allied services.


Dr. T. Toe Thane, a board-certified radiologist, spearheads the hospital's ultrasound services. Also commended for their efforts are registered diagnostic medical sonographers Trish Harrell, Bev Diffenderfer, Janette Koons and Kim McTique.

Sir Speedy

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Sir Speedy of Martinsburg has acquired the assets of the Martinsburg Printing Co.

"This is an opportunity for us to offer our expanded services to a broader market," said Roberta Chromey, owner of the Martinsburg Sir Speedy. "We are excited to work with the most respected and established businesses in the Eastern Panhandle."

Under terms of the agreement John Cushwa, owner of Martinsburg Printing Co., and employees of the company will work with Sir Speedy for at least the next three years.

Sir Speedy, which is at 43 Aikens Center, has been serving the Eastern Panhandle for seven years.

Giant Food

CARLISLE, Pa. - Giant Food Stores was recently presented two safety awards from the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association at the association's annual management conference.

The association's awards are based on a company's accident rate per million miles driven.

Giant was the overall Pennsylvania winner in the category for companies that log 5 million to 15 million miles per year, and also earned first place in the general commodities truckload division within the 5 million to 10 million miles category.

Giant's drivers logged 5.6 million miles in 2001, covering a service area that includes Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware.

The company operates Giant Food Stores throughout Pennsylvania. It also operates Martin's Food Markets in Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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