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Kuchar joins Springfield Reprographics with sale of All About Signs

By Patrick Yeagle Business printing firm Springfield Reprographics announced this week the purchase of All About Signs, another Springfield printing company. Jim Kuchar Steve Wakefield, owner of Springfield Reprographics, said his company's signage and graphics division is absorbing All About Signs and its owner, Jim Kuchar. "Jim’s 30-plus years of experience in the signage [...]

Whalen Trucking buys Boesdorfer Trucking

By Patrick Yeagle Dennis Boesdorfer says trucking is all he's ever known. His father, Roland Boesdorfer, started Boesdorfer Trucking Inc. in Pleasant Plains in 1955, and Dennis Boesdorfer has been running the company with his wife, Monica, since the 1970s - almost as long as they've been married.  Now, he says it's time to step [...]

Heartland Credit Union to open new location

Heartland Credit Union announced this week plans to open a new Springfield branch this fall. We're excited to announce we will be opening a new branch this fall on the South side of Springfield! #watchusgrow #heartlandCU #5locations — Heartland CU (@Heartland_CU) March 28, 2017 The new branch, which will be located at 610 E. [...]

Free Press Coffee House opens on Toronto Road, plans MacArthur spot

By Patrick Yeagle It all started with a hotel. Jonas and Jane Ann Petty were living in Pittsfield in 2008 when they opened the William Watson Hotel, named after the town's first settler who established the Mansion House hotel in the same building in 1838. That venture spawned the Free Press Coffee House, then another [...]

German-Bliss to shutter Springfield branch Aug. 31

After six years in business at 4151 W. Jefferson, German-Bliss Equipment has announced plans to close the location on Wednesday, August 31. The agricultural equipment specialists cited “economic conditions” as the reason for the closing. “This has been a very difficult decision as it affects both our customers and employees in that area,” the company [...]

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Springfield Business Journal moves downtown

In July, Springfield Business Journal moved downtown from the offices it formerly shared with Illinois Times at 1240 S. Sixth St. (both publications are under the umbrella of Central Illinois Publications). The new offices are located on the premises of Your Corner Office, 427 E. Monroe, Suite 200, which offers both co-working space and affordable [...]

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