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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Contributions such as Medical Mutual of Ohio’s $10,000 donation to the Youngstown Business Incubator this morning are crucial as it seeks government funds, YBI’s chief operating officer says. “YBI receives a lot of state and federal funding. In almost all of those instances we are required to have a dollar-for-dollar match. So […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

  YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The state-owned Thailand company looking to build a $5 billion cracker plant in Belmont County is also looking for a third partner to finance the venture, published reports say. Trade journals are quoting a Reuters story that quoted PTT Global Chemical’s finance executive vice president, Patiparn Sukorndhaman, as saying the company […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Processing and Distribution Facility downtown slated for closing may not close before the end of the year, a union official said Monday. In the meantime, the processing center, at the main branch of the U.S. Postal Service, is seeing “significant volumes of new work” from other areas, reports James Varner, […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Northern States Metals faced a dilemma in installing the racks it used to make that secured solar panels atop flat roofs: how to protect the panels from winds that could move them out of position if not blow them off. “The panels could be bolted to the roof but that leads to […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio – Quality Switch Inc. is one of 45 companies presented Monday with the 2015 President’s “E” Awards during a ceremony at the U.S. Commerce Department in Washington, D.C. The “E” award recognizes small- and medium-size companies that demonstrate a sustained increase in export sales over a four-year period. Quality Switch employs 35 […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of single-family homes in Trumbull and Mahoning counties through April are up by more than 10% compared with the first four months of 2014, data released Monday show. According to the Centralized Real Estate Information Services Multiple Listing Service, 743 single-family homes were sold though April in Mahoning County, up 10.9% […]

Monday, May 18, 2015

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