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Oak Hill Collaborative Gets New 3-D Printers

September 1, 2016
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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – With a donation from the Thomases Family Endowment, the Oak Hill Collaborative has purchased four 3-D printers, the organization announced Wednesday.

The printers, purchased from Youngstown-based Applied Systems and Technology Transfer, will be installed in Oak Hill Collaborative’s MakerSpace. The space offers free classes, access to building tools including 3-D printers and weekly meetings.

Since opening in 2014, the collaborative’s business incubator has helped more than 20 businesses through the startup process. Among the services offered are office space and supplies, marketing, grant writing, legal assistance and accounting.

The Thomases Family Endowment is part of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation and gives to organizations focusing on social justice, education and cultural programs.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.