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Friday, November 16, 2018

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Friday, November 16, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio – New-business filings in Ohio rose 17.6% in October compared to the year before, according to figures from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office. In total, 10,876 entities filed to do business in the state last month. The gains keep the state on track for another record year for new-business filings. So far […] The post New-Business Filings Rise 17.6% in October appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, November 16, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A software company established in 2007 that now serves the global oil and gas market expects to expand its reach, now that it has graduated from the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Digital Incubation Program, the YBI announced today. Accupoint Software has combined industry best business practices with sophisticated cloud technology to provide innovative […] The post Accupoint Software Graduates from YBI Program appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, November 16, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.6% in October, holding steady from a month before and down from the year prior, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Nationally, the unemployment rate last month was 3.7%, even with September and down from 4.1% in October 2017. In Ohio, nonagricultural […] The post Ohio Unemployment Rate Steady at 4.6% appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, November 16, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A coalition of labor and community leaders is launching a community support campaign to convince General Motors to maintain and grow operations at its Lordstown Complex. Drive It Home will formally kick off Monday with a media event at the United Auto Workers Local 1112 Union Hall. It’s modeled on the 1998 […] The post ‘Drive It Home’ Campaign Launches to Help GM Lordstown appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, November 16, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A coalition of labor and community leaders is launching a community support campaign to convince General Motors to maintain and grow operations at its Lordstown Complex. The campaign, Drive It Home, will formally kick off Monday with a media event at the United Auto Workers Local 1112 Union Hall. It’s modeled on […] The post ‘Drive It Home’ Campaign Launches to Support GM Lordstown Plant appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, November 16, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Carol Potter, president of the Better Business Bureau of Mahoning Valley, reports the nonprofit organization has reached a personal best in its member retention and that membership has been solid year in and year out. “We retain our members. We have a 92.1% retention in all of North America right now, which […] The post Better Business Bureau Reaches Retention Milestone appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, November 16, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship has approved the first ever industry-vetted registered apprenticeship programs for additive manufacturing technicians, America Makes announced Thursday. “The approval of the AM Technician Registered Apprenticeship by the Department of Labor is the accumulation of a great deal of work and learning, much of which […] The post Department of Labor OKs Apprenticeships for Additive Manufacturing appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, November 16, 2018

HERMITAGE, Pa. – The four new businesses that arrived in Mercer County this year are something to be proud of, said Penn-Northwest Development Corp. President and CEO Randy Seitz, but there’s also good to be found in the projects that didn’t pan out. Seitz, speaking at the development agency’s annual meeting Thursday, highlighted the commitments […] The post Penn-Northwest Celebrates Businesses Old and New appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Friday, November 16, 2018

WARREN, Ohio – Aptiv PLC, the recently renamed outfit that operates four former Delphi plants here, plans to upgrade its production equipment and replace the obsolescent presses now being used to manufacture metal terminals, a union official said Thursday. “These will be the latest, highest-tech metal-stamping presses on the market,” said Brian Lutz, shop chairman […] The post Aptiv Offers Buyouts to Make Room for New Technology appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

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