DailyBUZZ: TUESDAY, April 22, 2014
We update YSU’s new additive manufacturing center in our Trending Manufacturing report; a new place to rack’em up in Youngstown; latest unemployment and foreclosure rates in the Valley.
The closing of RG Steel in Warren last year – the name was the last incarnation of the century-old Republic Steel Corp. plant on Pine Avenue -- was the last chapter of integrated steelmaking in the Mahoning Valley.
But it wasn’t the last chapter for the steel industry here. Service centers, fabricators, organized labor and producers remain optimistic about the future. They point to the growing demand in the auto, transportation, and energy sectors, and a projected rebound in construction activity this year.
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U.S. Army Special Forces troops are now testing a cutting-edge liquid crystal technology developed by AlphaMicron. The new type of eyewear could become standard issue – allowing the military to change the tint of their glasses with a push of the button.
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Shortly before Evets Oil & Gas Co. received a permit to occupy its new, 22,000-square-foot plant in Hubbard, a client walked through the building and was impressed with its design, layout and workflow capabilities.
At that moment, he booked the plant's first project, and Evets’ newest operation was in business an hour before the final operating permit was secured.
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