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A city of northeast Ohio south-southeast of Cleveland. It developed as a major producer of rubber products, especially automobile tires.
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(Placename) a city in NE Ohio. Pop: 212 215 (2003 est)
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(ˈæk rən)

a city in NE Ohio. 216,882.
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Noun1.Akron - a city in northeastern OhioAkron - a city in northeastern Ohio; the heart of the United States rubber industry
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
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David Adamsen, group vice president of Dean Foods, parent company to the Akron-based Reiter, noted: "Business is good, but the company has decided we can offer our customers more advanced packaging and other things we aren't able to do in Akron. We will no longer make ice cream here." The move will eliminate about 25 jobs, seven percent of the work force.
After Akron Extruders sold its single-screw extruder business to Cincinnati Milacron in early 2000, director of manufacturing Thomas Allen and other employees who didn't want to relocate from Akron to Cincinnati continued feed-screw manufacturing under the name Akron Quality Feedscrews.
His loss is deeply felt, but the Rural Studio's evangelizing work continues, with two of its most recent projects, the Akron Girls and Boys Club (p50) and Lucy's House (p54) shown here.
and a part-time professor at the University of Akron, is the general chairperson of the Ebony Fashion Fair show in Akron, Ohio.
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The City of Akron, Ohio, long recognized for its volunteer spirit, has completed a meaningful mission that it began following the September 11 terrorist attacks.