Jim Gorman

Long-time local industrialist Jim Gorman explains why he donated the land for a sports complex to the YMCA of North Central Ohio. (Submitted photo)

BELLVILLE -- Jim Gorman spent most of his life as an industrialist.

As president of the Gorman-Rupp Co., he oversaw the worldwide manufacturing and sales of the company’s pump systems from his Mansfield and Bellville plants -- and plants around the world.

Donated land

Above is the land Jim Gorman is donating for a YMCA of North Central Ohio sports complex. (Submitted photo)

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