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Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 5

Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 5
Modified: October 4, 2013 at 9:36 pm •  Published: October 5, 2013


Homeland to hold

health challenge

Grocery store chain Homeland is kicking off its Get Healthy Challenge to help customers make sustainable, healthy decisions. The 16-week contest, which runs through Jan. 25, will feature three main components: a wellness camp, pantry makeovers and a 5K race. One winner will receive $5,000. For more information, visit

Paycom to assist

UCO upperclassmen

Payroll services provider Paycom will host its inaugural UCO Night on Tuesday. Paycom officials will help University of Central Oklahoma upperclassmen with their resumes and interview skills from 6 to 7 p.m. at the company's headquarters, 7501 Memorial Road. “This is a wonderful opportunity to network, hear success stories and get interview and resume advice from executives and hiring managers at one of Oklahoma's Best Places to Work,” said Tiffany McGowen, Paycom's director of recruitment. Paycom also will honor UCO professors, beginning at 5 p.m. “We would like to show our appreciation to the professors that help shape future Oklahoma professionals,” McGowen said. For more information, contact Stephanie Atchley, at 722-6900 or

Tulsa firm acquired

by Emerson Electric

Emerson Electric Co. said Friday that it has acquired Tulsa-based Enardo LLC, a maker of safety equipment for the oil and gas industry. Terms were not disclosed. The St. Louis-based company said that the addition of Enardo will boost its portfolio of regulator technologies held under its process management business. Emerson Process Management, whose headquarters are in McKinney, Texas, makes pressure regulators, relief valves and related products. These technologies help control pressure and flow of industrial gas and liquids, natural gas and propane gas. Enardo makes tank and terminal safety equipment, including hatches, vent, pressure and vacuum relief valves and flame arresters used in the oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical and other industries. The company generated revenue of approximately $65 million last year. Enardo was previously a division of HMT, which sells ground storage tank products and services. Shares of Emerson slipped 2 cents to $63.71 in midday trading amid a broader market uptick.

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