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Vallourec Revenues Rise 26.5% in 2017

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – The parent of pipe and tube producer Vallourec Star reported its revenues rose 26.5% during 2017 because of a rebounding oil and gas market. Vallourec, the parent company of Vallourec Star and VAM USA in Youngstown, said that its year-end revenues stood at $4.6 billion, compared to roughly $3.6 billion in 2016. […]

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – The parent of pipe and tube producer Vallourec Star reported its revenues rose 26.5% during 2017 because of a rebounding oil and gas market. Vallourec, the parent company of Vallourec Star and VAM USA in Youngstown, said that its year-end revenues stood at $4.6 billion, compared to...

Trump Bobblehead: Yours for $20,000

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For sale: One slightly used and modestly traveled Donald J. Trump bobblehead, two years old, 3-D printed from fiberglass-reinforced sand and plastic, coated in aluminum. Free shipping is available for buyers in the continental United States. Oh, and it’s seven feet tall and weighs 300 pounds — so it’s definitely not suitable […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For sale: One slightly used and modestly traveled Donald J. Trump bobblehead, two years old, 3-D printed from fiberglass-reinforced sand and plastic, coated in aluminum. Free shipping is available for buyers in the continental United States. Oh, and it’s seven feet tall and weighs 300 pounds --...

Steelite Bringing Showroom to Commerce Building

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio ­– Steelite International USA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tableware, will open a showroom in the fifth floor of the Commerce Building in the coming months, owner and CEO John Miles says. Steelite’s American headquarters is in New Castle, Pa., where the company also operates a warehouse and another showroom. Work […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio ­– Steelite International USA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tableware, will open a showroom in the fifth floor of the Commerce Building in the coming months, owner and CEO John Miles says. Steelite’s American headquarters is in New Castle, Pa., where the company also operates a...

North Lima Company Builds Shipping Container House

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – When Ed Macabobby Jr. first approached Eric Carlson with his concept of converting shipping containers into residential units, Carlson believed the idea was doable. Still, Carlson was surprised by the result. “Never did I imagine it would turn out as gorgeous as what this project turned out to be,” he remarked. […]

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – When Ed Macabobby Jr. first approached Eric Carlson with his concept of converting shipping containers into residential units, Carlson believed the idea was doable. Still, Carlson was surprised by the result. “Never did I imagine it would turn out as gorgeous as what this project turned...

Diamond Steel Reports Big Turnaround in 2017

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Diamond Steel Construction Co., North Lima, is buoyed by strong momentum as it moves forward in 2018 – the company’s 90th year of operation. Diamond Steel’s president, Dave Collins, says the company started a large project last April that reverses the downward trend it experienced during the first part of 2017. […]

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Diamond Steel Construction Co., North Lima, is buoyed by strong momentum as it moves forward in 2018 – the company’s 90th year of operation. Diamond Steel’s president, Dave Collins, says the company started a large project last April that reverses the downward trend it experienced during...

Burgan Co-Owners Attend Global Conference

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich, co-owners and brokers of Burgan Real Estate, attended the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Annual Conference, held Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 in Las Vegas. The conference was part of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) Conference Week, a series of educational […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Patrick Burgan and Sue Filipovich, co-owners and brokers of Burgan Real Estate, attended the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Annual Conference, held Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 in Las Vegas. The conference was part of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) Conference...

Simon Roofing Introduces New Technologies

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Simon Roofing, the country’s 14th-largest roofing company, added four regional offices in 2017, with the expectation to add another five in the coming year, says co-owner Anthony Vross. Central to the company’s growth over the past decade, he notes, is Simon’s commitment to developing new technologies. Last summer, for example, Simon introduced […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – Simon Roofing, the country’s 14th-largest roofing company, added four regional offices in 2017, with the expectation to add another five in the coming year, says co-owner Anthony Vross. Central to the company’s growth over the past decade, he notes, is Simon’s commitment to developing new technologies. Last...

Dearing Compressor Returns to Full Employment

By Becky Wall, vice president, Dearing Compressor YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It takes guts and grit to do business in the oil and gas arena. The 2016 downturn was not Dearing Compressor & Pump Co.’s first rodeo. But guided by the company philosophy to be responsible and reject wasteful actions, we weathered the downturn by doing […]

By Becky Wall, vice president, Dearing Compressor YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – It takes guts and grit to do business in the oil and gas arena. The 2016 downturn was not Dearing Compressor & Pump Co.’s first rodeo. But guided by the company philosophy to be responsible and reject wasteful actions, we...

Hickey Metal Fab Adding 6th Plant in Salem

SALEM, Ohio – Hickey Metal Fabrication Inc., Salem, is on track to complete a 45,000-square-foot expansion to its operations in Salem Industrial Park. “This facility, our sixth location in Salem, will be home to three new state-of-the-art machines already ordered, with delivery expected in June and July,” says Leo P. Hickey, president. The company purchased […]

SALEM, Ohio – Hickey Metal Fabrication Inc., Salem, is on track to complete a 45,000-square-foot expansion to its operations in Salem Industrial Park. “This facility, our sixth location in Salem, will be home to three new state-of-the-art machines already ordered, with delivery expected in June and July,” says Leo P....

DoubleTree Job Fair Set for March 5

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A job fair for positions at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in downtown Youngstown. March 5 at the Covelli Centre. The job fair will be held noon to 4 p.m. Among the positions available are accounting, human resources, engineering, front office supervisor, housekeeping supervisor, front desk agent, night auditor, maintenance, housekeeping and […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A job fair for positions at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in downtown Youngstown. March 5 at the Covelli Centre. The job fair will be held noon to 4 p.m. Among the positions available are accounting, human resources, engineering, front office supervisor, housekeeping supervisor, front desk agent,...