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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – JobsOhio today officially announced that PTT Global Chemical, Thailand’s largest integrated petrochemical and refining company, and its project partner, Marubeni Corp., a Tokyo-based company, have selected a site in Belmont County for the possible construction of a world-scale petrochemical complex, also known in the industry as an ethane cracker. The project was […]

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New business-to-business ecommerce technology being used by Hudson Fasteners Inc. will revolutionize how fasteners and industrial products are sold online, the company says. The Youngstown Business Incubator portfolio company is using its trademarked “13 Forces Product Genius” technology to launch of 1IndustrialWay.com, a complete rebranding of HudsonFasteners.com. The B2B ecommerce platform and […]

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc., holding company of Huntington National Bank, today reported first-quarter net income of $165.9 Million, or 19 cents per diluted share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $163.6 million, or 19 cents per diluted share, and first-quarter 2014 net income of $149.1 million, or 17 cents per diluted share. […]

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The prototypes of new signage for the downtown and the major routes into the city should arrive within the next month, the Youngstown director of downtown events, Michael McGiffin, said Tuesday. McGiffin updated some 45 downtown stakeholders of the Economic Action Group on Studio Graphique’s plans to design directional signs, information kiosks […]

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

SALEM, Ohio — Like the rest of the Mahoning Valley, industry played a key role in the development of Salem. It began with the railroads on the east side of the city, tucked just inside city limits. Being equidistant from Cleveland and Pittsburgh, Salem leaders saw the advantages to joining in with the big players […]

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The website for the Oh-Pa Stateline Export Intitiative, a partnership that involves 10 counties in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania ,went live Tuesday, Sarah Boyarko announced yesterday. Boyarko is the chamber vice president for business expansion. The initiative is described as “the culmination of six months of planning spearheaded by” the Ohio […]

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Community Financial Corp., holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Co., Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $3.69 million, or 7.4 cents per diluted share. This compares to fourth-quarter net income of $2.81 million, or 5.6 cents per diluted share, and $2.09 million the same quarter in 2014, or 4.1 […]

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