The call originally came in as smoke showing from a building at 95 Chestnut Street in the Village of Dresden at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. When crews arrived shortly after, flames were shooting out through the roof and windows of the building.
Dresden and Frazeysburg Firefighters had to take a defensive approach in fighting the blaze, according to Dresden Fire Chief Carl Archer. He confirmed the fire started on the north end of the building. Archer went on to say at first look, the...
Tami Longaberger, Chief Executive Officer of The Longaberger Company, announced Wednesday that Michael Trempe, 41, a 12-year veteran of the company, has been named Longaberger’s President and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Trempe will report to Ms. Longaberger. He has been at The Longaberger Company since 2001, most recently serving as Vice President for Operations. After joining Longaberger as a business analyst, he rose through several executive positions, serving as Manager...
Computer Vision Systems Laboratories Corp. (CVSL) and The Longaberger Company announced Friday that a definitive agreement has been signed to bring Longaberger into CVSL’s direct selling strategy, and that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved the transaction.
“This is a great day for The Longaberger Company. It’s fitting that in our 40th anniversary year we can fulfill my father’s dream that our sales field and employees...
The Longaberger Company is seeking companies to move into their 700 acre business park.
Longaberger President Tami Longaberger said the East Central Business Park will be located in buildings that lay behind its popular Homestead that sees over 100,000 visitors a year. Port Authority Executive Director said the area is ideal for business due to its closeness to the four lane State Route 16.
"What they got near Frazeysburg is the ground is flat, the infrastructure has...
The Longaberger Company made a major announcement concerning its operations.
During a speech in Columbus for 3,000 members of the companies sales field, CEO and President Tammi Longaberger said the company is in the process of bringing its full line of products to the United States. The company calls the move "Project Eagle."
Since the early 2000's the company's pottery manufacturing has taken place overseas in order to meet customers needs.
The Longaberger Basket Company is rehiring 19 basketmakers to help meet demand for products. Company Spokesman Russell Mack says all of the basketmakers had many years of experience and were laid off in January, which is a traditionally a slow cycle in the year. Russell says the company is delighted to be able to re-hire these craftsmen and craftswomen.
The Longaberger Company has laid off some employees. Spokesman Russell Mack would not release the actual number but did confirm that there was a seasonal furlough of manufacturing employees. On January 5th of last year Longaberger laid off 95 employees citing that the first quarter is always the slowest selling season for the company. Mack says Monday's layoff represents a small percent of the work force. At last report Longaberger had 886 employeees.