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Classic Party Rentals selling its tenting assets

Classic Party Rentals will sell its tenting assets, with Hilco Industrial managing the private treaty sale process.

Hilco Industrial names its new managing director

Hilco Industrial has hired Mark A. Smith as its managing director, with a focus on metals, mining and related areas.

Hilco Industrial, Gordon Brothers offering sale of Kyle Erwin Construction equipment

Hilco Industrial and Gordon Brothers will be entering into a private treaty sale in which they will be selling Kyle Erwin Construction transportation and mid-sized construction equipment.

Nonprofit management conference hosted by North Park University

Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management, North Park University, played the role of host at the "Focus on the Important" conference, which welcomed almost 130 attendees.

Brilliant recognized as Best and Brightest for fourth year in a row

For the fourth year in a row, Brilliant, a company that works specifically in staffing and management for accounting, finance and IT, won the title of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.

ZipLogix software provider strikes up partnership with Chicago Association of Realtors

Real estate technology provider zipLogix of Fraser, Michigan, recently contracted with the Chicago Association of Realtors to extend its electronic platform tools to almost 14,000 regional real estate professionals, fortifying its relationship with the organization.

GM chooses Power Solutions International for alternative-fuel vehicle modifications

General Motors has chosen Power Solutions International as its alternative-fuel specialty vehicle modifier in North America, authorizing the company to convert GM vehicles for alternative fuels such as natural gas and propane.

UIC professor says future generally bright for dental-school grads

The future of dentistry is bright in Illinois, though there are challenges to be faced, according to the head of student affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Dental Dreams president discusses benefits of Illinois extending Medicaid dental coverage to adults

Two years ago, the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS) was instrumental in persuading members of the Illinois General Assembly and then Gov. Pat Quinn to pass a budget that included funding for dental coverage for adults through Medicaid.

Dental Dreams gives $50,000 to help squash-based charity serve Chicago youth

For METROsquash director David Kay, there’s a certain irony to the perception of squash--a sport similar to racquetball, where opponent ricochet a small hollow ball at their adjacent opponents using a racket--as a sport more common with affluent people.

Art Van Furniture plans grand opening celebration in Glendale Heights

Art Van Furniture will celebrate the grand opening of its Glendale Heights store with an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony March 2. The Glendale Heights store, 125 E. Army Trail Road, is Art Van's 11th location in the Chicago area.

Advocate Dreyer in Aurora welcomes two staff members

Advocate Dreyer adds Arkadiy Konyukhov to the neurology department and Jean Walsh in family medicine.

Hilco Industrial to liquidate assets at private sale

Assets previously owned by Ford Werke GmbH, which is closing, have been purchased recently by Hilco Industrial Acquisitions.

Art Van Furniture, Ingrassia Interior Elements team up in franchise deal

Art Van Furniture has signed a franchising agreement that will fold Ingrassia Interior Elements in Rockford into its furniture and mattress business next month. Ingrassia, owned by Rose Ingrassia-Belida and Brian Belida, will close this month and reopen on Nov. 7 as Art Van Furniture of Rockford.

JP Morgan Chase sells to MB Financial Bank

MB Financial Bank recently acquired the Illinois court-appointed guardianship and special needs trust business of JPMorgan Chase.

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