From the daily archives: Saturday, May 11, 2013

The American Greetings Corporation, based in Brooklyn, Ohio, was founded in 1906 by a Polish immigrant selling cards from a horse-drawn cart.  Diebold has been operating in Ohio since 1859, when it was founded by Charles Diebold to make safes and vaults for banks.

Two very different companies that took two very different routes to success in Ohio.  Sadly, the latest chapter in the history of both companies finds their paths intersecting with John Kasich’s folly and the tragedy of JobsOhio.

And the recent problems at both companies – including a new announcement of massive layoffs […]

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