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FirstEnergy Commits to 250 Trucks from Lordstown Motors

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Lordstown Motors Corp. announced Tuesday that FirstEnergy signed a letter of intent to purchase 250 Endurance electric pickup trucks.  FirstEnergy plans to deploy the electric-powered pickup trucks to perform field work, Lordstown Motors said in an announcement.  “Over the past couple of months, we have worked to better understand the needs of […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Lordstown Motors Corp. announced Tuesday that FirstEnergy signed a letter of intent to purchase 250 Endurance electric pickup trucks.  FirstEnergy plans to deploy the electric-powered pickup trucks to perform field work, Lordstown Motors said in an announcement.  “Over the past couple of months, we have worked to...

X-Link Testing 3D Printing Inks for Initial Rollout

By Jeremy LydicYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- In a corner of the ground floor inside the Youngstown Business Incubator’s Tech Block Building 5 downtown, Gary Gladysz uses a rheometer to test a small sample of a white, pasty substance. The substance is an initial formulation of his 3D printer ink. A small...

Pizza Joe’s Celebrates 40th with New Cauliflower Crust

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Pizza Joe’s is celebrating 40 years in business with something old and something new. The pizzeria chain that opened Nov. 10, 1980, is marking its anniversary with a new low-carb cauliflower crust as well as the return of its Hot & Zippy sauce, which debuted in 2005. The intent is to […]

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Pizza Joe's is celebrating 40 years in business with something old and something new. The pizzeria chain that opened Nov. 10, 1980, is marking its anniversary with a new low-carb cauliflower crust as well as the return of its Hot & Zippy sauce, which debuted in...

New Building Gives FPS Roofing Room to Grow

CANFIELD, Ohio – FPS Roofing was “busting out at the seams” at its former location, 330 Newton St., said co-owner John Petruzzi. Now, at its new site, the business has a chance to continue to grow, he said. “We have expanded to the fact where we have our own metal shop where we are able […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – FPS Roofing was “busting out at the seams” at its former location, 330 Newton St., said co-owner John Petruzzi. Now, at its new site, the business has a chance to continue to grow, he said. “We have expanded to the fact where we have our own metal...

Lordstown Motors Video Takes Viewers Inside Plant

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Lordstown Motors Corp. released a video late Thursday that shows workers building the prototype of the startup company’s electric pickup truck that it has trademarked as The Endurance. The video, shot inside the 6.2 million square-foot manufacturing plant LMC purchased from General Motors Co., is narrated by Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- Lordstown Motors Corp. released a video late Thursday that shows workers building the prototype of the startup company's electric pickup truck that it has trademarked as The Endurance. The video, shot inside the 6.2 million square-foot manufacturing plant LMC purchased from General Motors Co., is narrated by...

YBI Names Turning CEO, YSU Provost to Board

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator has added two new members to its board of directors: Turning Technologies CEO Kenneth Frank and Youngstown State University provost Brien Smith. “As we grow and evolve as an organization, it’s imperative that our board evolves with us,” said YBI’s CEO, Barb Ewing, in a statement. “Mr. Frank […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator has added two new members to its board of directors: Turning Technologies CEO Kenneth Frank and Youngstown State University provost Brien Smith. “As we grow and evolve as an organization, it's imperative that our board evolves with us,” said YBI’s CEO, Barb Ewing,...

The Georgetown Closes Amid Foreclosure, $200K in Debts

BOARDMAN, Ohio – After 45 years in business, The Georgetown banquet center has closed, owner Mark Primavera announced today on the company’s Facebook page. “The time has come for a new chapter in our lives,” the post says. “It is time for my father to retire and for me to embark on a new challenge. […]

BOARDMAN, Ohio – After 45 years in business, The Georgetown banquet center has closed, owner Mark Primavera announced today on the company's Facebook page. “The time has come for a new chapter in our lives,” the post says. “It is time for my father to retire and for me to...

Armor Linings Named Top Dealer for Krown

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Krown Rust Control has named Armor Linings as its top dealer for 2019, honoring owners Ray and Amanda Lucich at its annual conference. Armor Linings, 3608 Sharon Road in West Middlesex, has been a Krown dealer since 2010 and has been named a top dealer eight years. The dealership employs six. […]

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. – Krown Rust Control has named Armor Linings as its top dealer for 2019, honoring owners Ray and Amanda Lucich at its annual conference. Armor Linings, 3608 Sharon Road in West Middlesex, has been a Krown dealer since 2010 and has been named a top dealer eight...

Sodexo | Roth Rolls Out New Tech for Improved Efficiency

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Coming off a year that boasted a 20% increase in business, Sodexo | Roth plans to continue that momentum this year by investing in technology that will improve its efficiency in the field. With that increased business has come some large, national contracts, most of which is located in the company’s self-performing […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Coming off a year that boasted a 20% increase in business, Sodexo | Roth plans to continue that momentum this year by investing in technology that will improve its efficiency in the field. With that increased business has come some large, national contracts, most of which is...

Youngstown Publishing Co. Names Marr Head of Strategic Solutions

YOUNGSTONWN, Ohio — Coinciding with its expansion of new product offerings, Youngstown Publishing Co., the parent company of The Business Journal, has named a new head of strategic solutions to help drive that growth. Tony Marr brings more than a decade of experience in the media and digital marketing industries. As head of strategic solutions, […]

YOUNGSTONWN, Ohio -- Coinciding with its expansion of new product offerings, Youngstown Publishing Co., the parent company of The Business Journal, has named a new head of strategic solutions to help drive that growth. Tony Marr brings more than a decade of experience in the media and digital marketing industries....