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Its Ranks Depleted, Delphi Union Sees Better Days Ahead

WARREN, Ohio — There was a time in the not that distant past when an advertisement posted by Delphi Corp. announcing it was hiring employees for its Mahoning Valley operations would draw 2,000 or more applicants. They would form a long line that snaked out the doorway. Nearly 10 years since the company filed Chapter […]

A&C Southway Beverage Opens Downtown to Cheers

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The “Coming Soon” sign in front of the former Edison Financial Credit Union building is coming down. A&C Southway Beverage, the newest venture in the central business district, opened its doors over the weekend to what its owners call a strong start. “We were really steady on Saturday,” remarks Al Franceschelli, who […]

UAW Locals Ride Wave of GM Recovery

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Boosted by a domestic automobile market that just won’t quit and a product that’s proved to be one of the hottest vehicles in General Motors Co.’s stables, officials of the two unions that represent workers at GM’s Lordstown Complex have plenty of reasons to smile. That wasn’t the case six years ago […]

AT&T Ohio Completes 560 Upgrades in 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio — AT&T reports the expansion and enhancement of its wireless network in northern Ohio consisted of more than 560 upgrades in 2014, including new installations in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Over the last six years, AT&T has invested nearly $140 billion including investments in its wireless and wireline networks and acquisitions […]

Glunt Industries Invests in Employees, Equipment

WARREN, Ohio — Glunt Industries Inc. stands to become more productive and efficient this year as it makes the investments necessary in the two key areas of its business: people and equipment. Gary Shells, Glunt corporate manager, says the backlog of orders is strong and demand in the manufacturing sectors it serves – mostly steel […]

Manufacturers Coalition Hears How Their Efforts Paying Off

CANFIELD, Ohio — Manufacturers in the five-county region say the effort to increase awareness and attract younger people to the industrial workforce is gaining momentum. “We’re moving the needle when it comes to the demand versus supply equation,” says Jessica Borza, sector partnership coordinator for the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition, a segment of the Oh-Penn […]


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