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Economic Development: America Makes Annual Meeting: Public/Private Partnerships a Must | November 16, 2017

America Makes Annual Meeting: Public/Private Partnerships a Must

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A panel composed of engineers and manufacturing specialists in the public sector agree that government collaboration with the private sector through innovation hubs such as America Makes is integral to strengthening this country’s industrial base and its ability to defend itself. “We need those close partnerships, and want to maintain those close […]

Economic Development: Conference Looks at Developing Industry Along Ohio River Corridor | November 9, 2017

Conference Looks at Developing Industry Along Ohio River Corridor

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The wrapper around a Hershey Milk Chocolate Bar, the green-turtle-shaped sandbox that Little Tikes sells, and the Goodyear tires on a car are all made from plastics manufactured at petrochemical plants. And it’s those types of plants – and the petrochemical industry in general – that economic development leaders in the […]

Economic Development: Chamber Convenes Meeting on Redeveloping Niles | November 3, 2017

Chamber Convenes Meeting on Redeveloping Niles

NILES, Ohio – Community branding initiatives, reuse of vacant properties and better capitalizing on Niles’ existing assets were among the topics addressed Friday morning at the Niles Wellness Center. The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber hosted the public input meeting as part of its economic development contract with Niles. The city, which is in fiscal emergency, […]