Business Briefs for May 31

June 01, 2009

JLG Industries Inc.

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company, is adding a new model to its line of telehandlers.

The JLG G10-43A will be marketed for use in commercial and residential construction, including steel erection and framing. It includes standard outriggers, a maximum capacity of 10,000 pounds and a capacity of 7,000 pounds at the maximum reach height of 43 feet.

The model features pilot-operated joystick controls, a wrap-around dashboard and easy-to-read gauges. It also has a tighter turning radius than larger 10,000-pound capacity machines.

Liberty Tax Service

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Liberty Tax Service experienced a steady increase in tax returns, revenue and brand awareness during the recent tax season.


The company completed fiscal year 2009 with a 15 percent increase in tax returns prepared and a 22 percent increase in revenue for the 2009 tax season.

The company offers computerized tax preparation products and services at storefront locations, and an online product for customers who prefer to prepare their own taxes with its eSmart Tax product.

Since 1997, Liberty Tax Service has grown from 119 offices in Canada to more than 3,100 throughout the United States and Canada.

Sagittarius Salon and Spa

Sagittarius Salon and Spa in Hagerstown has opened a New Talent Centre, where licensed stylists new to the Sagittarius team redefine and hone their skills, and learn the latest color and styling techniques, and customers benefit from reduced prices.

Every haircut, color and style includes an in-depth consultation, an ayurvedic scalp ritual, a hand massage and hot towel treatment and a complimentary makeup application.

Long & Foster Realtors

The Long & Foster Pet Fair and Adoptathon to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County raised more than $700 and collected a variety of pet-related items.

The event featured adoptable animals from the shelter, face painting, balloons and entertainment by the Mason-Dixon Kennel Club.

A variety of items were donated by local businesses to be used as raffle prizes.

Shumaker Roofing Co.

FREDERICK, Md. - Shumaker Roofing Co., a Certainteed Select Shingle Roofer since 1998, has been awarded the Maryland state award for providing the most Certain-teed Sure Start Plus Warranties for the year 2008.

The warranties - offered from three-star to five-star levels - provide coverage against roof failure for up to 50 years and on workmanship for up to 20 years, including labor, material tear-off and disposal.

Shumaker Roofing Co., a licensed, bonded and insured roofer, has been serving the Frederick area since 1946.

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