Business briefs: Blaze celebrates Pi day with $3.14 pizza

Blaze honors Pi day with $3.14 pizza

UNIVERSITY PARK -- To celebrate Pi day corresponding with the first five digits of Pi, 3.1415 Blaze Fast Fire's Pizza will let customers build their own pies for $3.14 Saturday.

Every 314th guest to post a picture of themselves with their pizza on Instagram using the hashtag blazepizza will receive a "round" of 10 free pizza passes. Full details about the Instagram promotion are available at

Blaze Pizza is known for its custom-built artisanal pizzas and salads, blood orange lemonade and s'more pies. Each restaurant features an interactive assembly line format that allows customers to make changes to one of the menu's signature pizzas or create their own, choosing from a wide selection of ingredients.

Blaze Pizza has a location in The Mall at University Town Center.

Wentzel's receives superior service nod

SARASOTA -- Wentzel's Heating, Air Conditioning & Electrical has received a "Superior Service Award" by the customer review site, Angie's List for the second consecutive year.

The Sarasota business offers Air Conditioning repair, AC installation, air quality checks, and recently opened a commercial and residential insulation division.

"We believe success is not determined by how many customers we serve, but rather by how many choose to repeatedly hire us and refer us to friends and family" said Ted "Teddy" Wentzel. "We are honored to receive this award and recognize that this award would not be possible, if not for the talents and contributions of each employee who make up Team Wentzel."

For more information about Wentzel's services, visit

Volkswagen will invest $1 billion in Mexico plant

MEXICO CITY -- German automaker Volkswagen says it will invest $1 billion to expand its plant in central Mexico, where it plans to produce a version of the Tiguan sport utility vehicle that will hit the market in 2017.

In a statement Monday, the company says it hopes the expansion will generate 2,000 jobs at the 51-year-old plant in Puebla state, east of Mexico City.

Volkswagen indicates that the expansion includes new production lines to build vehicle bodies.

-- Herald staff and wire reports