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Vallourec Assesses Damage from Furnace Explosion

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A damage assessment and recovery actions are underway at Vallourec Star following a furnace explosion Wednesday night at the mill. What Vallourec spokeswoman Jean Gaetano referred to as a “furnace failure” at the mill’s electric arc furnace occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. “A steam disturbance resulted from hot steel coming in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A damage assessment and recovery actions are underway at Vallourec Star following a furnace explosion Wednesday night at the mill. What Vallourec spokeswoman Jean Gaetano referred to as a “furnace failure” at the mill’s electric arc furnace occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. “A steam disturbance resulted...

Trumbull Tourism Bureau Launches Updated Website

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Tourism Bureau has launched its new website, ExploreTrumbullCounty.com. Among the features of the redesign are information on each town and its attractions, as well as several ways to stay up to date with goings on in the county, including via Facebook, Instagram and an email newsletter. “We want to […]

WARREN, Ohio – The Trumbull County Tourism Bureau has launched its new website, ExploreTrumbullCounty.com. Among the features of the redesign are information on each town and its attractions, as well as several ways to stay up to date with goings on in the county, including via Facebook, Instagram and an...

Village Quality Solutions Expands to Cortland

CORTLAND, Ohio – Village Quality Solutions, a quality assurance and auditing company, is expanding into a product distribution and fulfillment center at 500 W. Main St. here. The company offers product drop-ship inspection, warehousing, sub-assembly, product assembly, product packaging and distribution. Its new facility will be inside the Maxill Building (pictured above). Village Quality Solutions […]

CORTLAND, Ohio – Village Quality Solutions, a quality assurance and auditing company, is expanding into a product distribution and fulfillment center at 500 W. Main St. here. The company offers product drop-ship inspection, warehousing, sub-assembly, product assembly, product packaging and distribution. Its new facility will be inside the Maxill Building...

VXI Adding 300 Jobs at Downtown Call Center

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In anticipation of the addition of a new line of business, VXI Global Solutions is looking to hire 300 people at its downtown Youngstown call center. Later this year, VXI will begin handling calls for “one of the largest food delivery service leaders” and expand two existing accounts, the company announced Tuesday. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In anticipation of the addition of a new line of business, VXI Global Solutions is looking to hire 300 people at its downtown Youngstown call center. Later this year, VXI will begin handling calls for “one of the largest food delivery service leaders” and expand two existing...

Canfield Marriott Wins Diamond Circle Award

Courtyard Marriott Canfield Earns Quintet of Awards

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Courtyard by Marriott Youngstown-Canfield has been presented with three awards by Marriott International, including the chain’s Diamond Circle Award. Of the 1,071 Marriott hotels worldwide, just seven received the award. “We are thrilled to receive this honor and see our vision for the hotel come to life,” said Chuck Whitman, owner […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – The Courtyard by Marriott Youngstown-Canfield has been presented with three awards by Marriott International, including the chain’s Diamond Circle Award. Of the 1,071 Marriott hotels worldwide, just seven received the award. “We are thrilled to receive this honor and see our vision for the hotel come to...

Simmers Crane Gives YSU Graduates a Lift

SALEM, Ohio — Despite the 30-degree weather and impromptu flurries, some 28 engineers and technicians at Simmers Crane Design & Services gathered outside the company’s building for a photo with Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel – all YSU graduates, all wearing matching polo shirts with the colors of their alma mater. Tressel stopped by […]

SALEM, Ohio -- Despite the 30-degree weather and impromptu flurries, some 28 engineers and technicians at Simmers Crane Design & Services gathered outside the company’s building for a photo with Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel – all YSU graduates, all wearing matching polo shirts with the colors of their...

Novelis Celebrates $4.5M Investment in Warren Plant

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WARREN, Ohio – A $4.5 million investment by Novelis Inc. will position its plant here to expand its capabilities, company officials said. Members of the corporate leadership team in Atlanta joined management and employees at the local plant as well as elected officials and their representatives for a ribbon cutting Monday afternoon to celebrate the […]

WARREN, Ohio – A $4.5 million investment by Novelis Inc. will position its plant here to expand its capabilities, company officials said. Members of the corporate leadership team in Atlanta joined management and employees at the local plant as well as elected officials and their representatives for a ribbon cutting...

Millwood Assists in Nebraska Flood Relief

VIENNA, Ohio — Team members from multiple Millwood Inc. locations across in the country, including the corporate office here, traveled to Fremont, Neb., to assist residents after a storm and flooding left nearly 600 homes uninhabitable. In March, a “bomb cyclone” hit the central United States, with hurricane-like winds and blizzard conditions leading to heavy […]

VIENNA, Ohio -- Team members from multiple Millwood Inc. locations across in the country, including the corporate office here, traveled to Fremont, Neb., to assist residents after a storm and flooding left nearly 600 homes uninhabitable. In March, a "bomb cyclone" hit the central United States, with hurricane-like winds and...

Bird Equipment Pays $860K for North Lima Building

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Bird Equipment of Ohio LLC has purchased the building it operates at here, 11934 South Ave., completing its move into the market that began nearly four years ago. Bird Equipment purchased the former Specialty Fab Inc. in July 2015. Terms of that transaction were not disclosed. On March 14, the company […]

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Bird Equipment of Ohio LLC has purchased the building it operates at here, 11934 South Ave., completing its move into the market that began nearly four years ago. Bird Equipment purchased the former Specialty Fab Inc. in July 2015. Terms of that transaction were not disclosed....

Before Busy Season, Phantom Hosts Managers Meetings

By Anthony Suszczynski WARREN, Ohio – Phantom Fireworks hosted its annual managers meetings this week at the Avalon Golf and Country Club here. With 80 permanent showrooms along with 1,400 temporary locations, the Youngstown-based company brought in 200 store managers from across the country. The meetings cover sales, improvement opportunities, marketing, social media and new […]

By Anthony Suszczynski WARREN, Ohio – Phantom Fireworks hosted its annual managers meetings this week at the Avalon Golf and Country Club here. With 80 permanent showrooms along with 1,400 temporary locations, the Youngstown-based company brought in 200 store managers from across the country. The meetings cover sales, improvement opportunities,...