J. Rayl Transport HQ Renovations Completed

Construction was recently completed on the J. Rayl Transport headquarters facility. Based in Akron since 1987, J. Rayl Transport is a family owned and operated transportation & logistics company that now provides service throughout the eastern United States.

Four Ways to Cushion Against Higher Material Prices

News about the escalating cost of construction materials has been making the rounds in the media. The reason can be traced in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past year, many manufacturers have had to slow or at times halt production to comply with shelter-in-place rules, social distancing requirements, or illness among staff. In addition, the pandemic has scrambled international trade.

Workforce Graduation About More Than a Certificate

The Defiance Dream Center (DDC) hosted the first-ever Defiance High School (DHS) Workforce Development graduation ceremony on Monday, showcasing six students who not only learned hands-on construction skills and a Lean Yellow Belt credential, but life skills as well as employability skills.