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Relocation Enables Humtown Products to Expand

LEETONIA, Ohio – Humtown Pattern Co., also known as Humtown Products, has moved its operations out of the World Trade Park in Leetonia, the board of the Columbiana County Port Authority announced at its meeting Monday. Humtown Products vacated the building at 120 Industry St., and moved operations to the port authority’s Leetonia Industrial Park […]

LEETONIA, Ohio – Humtown Pattern Co., also known as Humtown Products, has moved its operations out of the World Trade Park in Leetonia, the board of the Columbiana County Port Authority announced at its meeting Monday. Humtown Products vacated the building at 120 Industry St., and moved operations to the...

Business Welcomes the Trump Economy

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Leo Majernik is a reliable gauge of how the region’s manufacturers are faring nearly two years into the presidency of Donald J. Trump. His company, Nationwide Industrial Supply Inc. in Boardman, sells small fasteners to mostly manufacturing clients across northeastern Ohio such as aluminum extruders, steel mills, foundries, tool and die shops. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Leo Majernik is a reliable gauge of how the region’s manufacturers are faring nearly two years into the presidency of Donald J. Trump. His company, Nationwide Industrial Supply Inc. in Boardman, sells small fasteners to mostly manufacturing clients across northeastern Ohio such as aluminum extruders, steel mills,...

Youngstown Receiving $19M for Wastewater Improvements

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A $19 million loan from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will pay for improvements to the effluent pumping and microscreen systems at the city’s wastewater treatment plant on Poland Avenue. The loans are part of $97 million in financing being distributed to communities in northeastern Ohio through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A $19 million loan from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will pay for improvements to the effluent pumping and microscreen systems at the city's wastewater treatment plant on Poland Avenue. The loans are part of $97 million in financing being distributed to communities in northeastern Ohio through...

State Designations Bring Business Opportunities

State Designations Bring Business Opportunities

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – With more than $773 million in projected expenditures for the current fiscal year – ranging from employee apparel to IT services to promotional supplies – the state of Ohio has plenty of opportunities available for businesses to grow. And for businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans, the chances are even […]

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – With more than $773 million in projected expenditures for the current fiscal year – ranging from employee apparel to IT services to promotional supplies – the state of Ohio has plenty of opportunities available for businesses to grow. And for businesses owned by women, minorities and...

Out-of-State Investors Shop for Retail Space

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Interest from out-of-state buyers is driving an increase in commercial real estate transactions in the region, particularly in the retail market. Shopping plazas with smaller spaces are the order of the day, as evidenced by the sale of Boardman Plaza to the Pikesville, Md.-based America’s Realty LLC. The $18.8 million purchase closed […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Interest from out-of-state buyers is driving an increase in commercial real estate transactions in the region, particularly in the retail market. Shopping plazas with smaller spaces are the order of the day, as evidenced by the sale of Boardman Plaza to the Pikesville, Md.-based America’s Realty LLC....

Tech Belt Energy Center Opens Shared Resource Lab

WARREN, Ohio — Entrepreneurs at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center are “stoked” to finally have new testing equipment available at the downtown Warren incubator, says Rick Stockburger, TBEIC vice president and chief operating officer. “The companies that are located here really have been waiting for this equipment,” he says. “It’s really an exciting time […]

WARREN, Ohio -- Entrepreneurs at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center are “stoked” to finally have new testing equipment available at the downtown Warren incubator, says Rick Stockburger, TBEIC vice president and chief operating officer. “The companies that are located here really have been waiting for this equipment,” he says....

Regional Chamber Promotes Santucci and Phillips

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has promoted Nick Santucci to director of government and public affairs, while Michelle Phillips has been named director of research. Santucci joined the chamber in 2015, serving as the director of education and workforce development. He supported the creation of partnerships in the business and education sectors and launched the Community Connectors […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber has promoted Nick Santucci to director of government and public affairs, while Michelle Phillips has been named director of research. Santucci joined the chamber in 2015, serving as the director of education and workforce development. He supported the creation of partnerships in the business and education sectors...

Glenwood Business Center Nears Full Occupancy

WARREN, Ohio – The new Glenwood Business Center in Youngstown will be at more than 50% occupancy by the end of the month, Anthony Trevena told members of the Western Reserve Port Authority’s board of directors at its monthly meeting Wednesday. Inspiring Minds will be an anchor tenant of the South Side building, Trevena reported. […]

WARREN, Ohio – The new Glenwood Business Center in Youngstown will be at more than 50% occupancy by the end of the month, Anthony Trevena told members of the Western Reserve Port Authority’s board of directors at its monthly meeting Wednesday. Inspiring Minds will be an anchor tenant of the...

Comeback Capital Fund Connects Startups with Investors

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local officials touted a newly created venture capital fund as a vehicle to connect startups in the region with even greater access to capital than the fund itself will provide. At a news conference Tuesday at the Youngstown Business Incubator, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, Mayor Jamael Tito Brown and Barb Ewing, CEO […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local officials touted a newly created venture capital fund as a vehicle to connect startups in the region with even greater access to capital than the fund itself will provide. At a news conference Tuesday at the Youngstown Business Incubator, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, Mayor Jamael Tito...

Ryan Announces $2.25M Comeback Capital Fund

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced the creation of the $2.25 million Comeback Capital Fund this morning at the Youngstown Business Incubator, which was spurred by the success of the Comeback Cities Tour, led by Ryan, D-13, Ohio, and U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-17, CA, and helped by Bloomberg Beta. “Last spring, a group […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced the creation of the $2.25 million Comeback Capital Fund this morning at the Youngstown Business Incubator, which was spurred by the success of the Comeback Cities Tour, led by Ryan, D-13, Ohio, and U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-17, CA, and helped by Bloomberg...