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Liggett-Dixon Named Partner at Packer Thomas

CANFIELD, Ohio – Accounting and business consulting firm Packer Thomas has announced that Debra L. Liggett-Dixon has been promoted to principal. Liggett-Dixon, a graduate of Youngstown State Univresity, has more than 30 years of tax experience, specializing in state, local and international high net worth individuals. She serves as Packer Thomas’ tax director. She is […]

LED3 Awarded 3rd Contract for Display at Capitol

CANFIELD, Ohio – For the third time, LED3 has been awarded a contract to install an LED display at the U.S. Capitol, President Bruce Neff has announced. The two 141-inch-by-80-inch displays, which have more than 2.5 million pixels, will be installed in the Senate and House theaters by the end of the year. Canfield-based LED3 […]

Fyda Freightliner Invests in New Simulator

COLUMBUS – Fyda Freightliner has acquired a new simulator that will help train the 106 service technicians that work at the company’s seven locations, including Austintown, the company said. The New Cascadia simulator includes a fully functioning dashboard that can be connected to, and operate, the Detroit Diesel training engine, allowing the technician in training […]

Freshmade 3D to Unveil New Printing Material Oct. 3

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Business Incubator portfolio company Freshmade 3D will unveil its proprietary 3-D printing material at a ceremony 11 a.m. Oct. 3 at Camelot Lanes in Boardman. The new material, known as AMClad, is an isotropic engineered sand composite that can be used to print large objects ranging from tools to sculptures to […]

YNDC Receives $25K Check from Home Savings

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Charitable Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. to help underwrite the nonprofit organization’s Community Financial Literacy Initiative. “We provide financial literacy services including one-on-one counseling for individuals seeking to own a home or start or expand a small business.” YNDC’s executive director, Ian Beniston, said […]

Things Remembered to Hire 700 for Seasonal Jobs

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — The Things Remembered Fulfillment Center here is adding 700 seasonal jobs for the holidays and will hold a job fair at the warehouse and distribution facility Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The Fulfillment Center, 500 S. Bailey Road, operates 24/7 and is adding full- and part-time workers on all three […]

UAW Locals Meeting with Members to Discuss Merger

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The members of UAW Locals 1112 and 1714 will meet Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the details of the merger between the two unions representing General Motors’ Lordstown Assembly. Local 1112 President Glenn Johnson said this morning there is a timeline for the merger and some things will affect members, but details […]

More Corporate Events at Banquet Halls, Operators Say

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — People left the first Business & Recreation Expo in West Middlesex, Pa., last February with smiles on their faces and knowing more about all types of businesses, including nearby companies that engage in recreation services. It was much more than “the traditional trade show booth,” says Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive […]

Engineered Wood Products Gain Favor at Lumberyards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The materials needed to build a house or an office or a warehouse have changed little over the decades. At the most basic level, the men who construct buildings continue to hook lengths of wood together with bits of metal. Just as in any other industry, though, there have been changes. Today, […]

Modern Office Products Marks 35 Years in Business

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Bill Cross sits at a table beneath a large tent on a hot Friday afternoon, greeting the many friends and customers who’ve joined him and his company to celebrate 35 years in business. “The business has changed,” said the president of Modern Office Equipment Inc., 7825 South Ave. “There’s a whole lot […]


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