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Drilling Down: JobsOhio Confirms Cracker Could Be Built in Belmont County | April 22, 2015

JobsOhio Confirms Cracker Could Be Built in Belmont County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – JobsOhio today officially announced that PTT Global Chemical, Thailand’s largest integrated petrochemical and refining company, and its project partner, Marubeni Corp., a Tokyo-based company, have selected a site in Belmont County for the possible construction of a world-scale petrochemical complex, also known in the industry as an ethane cracker. The project was […]

Company News: Hudson Fasteners Launches New Ecommerce Presence | April 22, 2015

Hudson Fasteners Launches New Ecommerce Presence

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – New business-to-business ecommerce technology being used by Hudson Fasteners Inc. will revolutionize how fasteners and industrial products are sold online, the company says. The Youngstown Business Incubator portfolio company is using its trademarked “13 Forces Product Genius” technology to launch of 1IndustrialWay.com, a complete rebranding of HudsonFasteners.com. The B2B ecommerce platform and […]

Economic Development: Downtown Signage to Reflect Its ‘Eclectic’ Character | April 22, 2015

Downtown Signage to Reflect Its ‘Eclectic’ Character

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The prototypes of new signage for the downtown and the major routes into the city should arrive within the next month, the Youngstown director of downtown events, Michael McGiffin, said Tuesday. McGiffin updated some 45 downtown stakeholders of the Economic Action Group on Studio Graphique’s plans to design directional signs, information kiosks […]

Company News: Oh-Pa Stateline Export Initiative Launches Website | April 22, 2015

Oh-Pa Stateline Export Initiative Launches Website

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The website for the Oh-Pa Stateline Export Intitiative, a partnership that involves 10 counties in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania ,went live Tuesday, Sarah Boyarko announced yesterday. Boyarko is the chamber vice president for business expansion. The initiative is described as “the culmination of six months of planning spearheaded by” the Ohio […]