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GM Supplier Issues WARN Notice; UAW Sues Carmaker

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – On Wednesday, a supplier for the General Motors Lordstown Complex set a March 8 date to laying off “a significant portion” of its workforce, and the United Auto Workers filed suit against GM for not using laid-off workers at an Indiana plant where it is employing temporary workers. Comprehensive Logistics and its […]

LORDSTOWN, Ohio – On Wednesday, a supplier for the General Motors Lordstown Complex set a March 8 date to laying off “a significant portion” of its workforce, and the United Auto Workers filed suit against GM for not using laid-off workers at an Indiana plant where it is employing temporary...

Cerni Motors Earns Top Award from International Truck

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Trivista Companies, a group of truck dealers in the Midwest that includes Austintown-based Cerni Motors, has been presented with International Truck’s Presidential Award. The award is given to the top 7% of International dealerships in terms of operating and financial standards, market representation and customer satisfaction. This year, International gave the award […]

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Trivista Companies, a group of truck dealers in the Midwest that includes Austintown-based Cerni Motors, has been presented with International Truck’s Presidential Award. The award is given to the top 7% of International dealerships in terms of operating and financial standards, market representation and customer satisfaction. This...

AutoParkit Selects Siemens for Automation Technology

WARREN, Ohio — AutoParkit has selected Siemens PLM as its technology partner that will provide advanced automation hardware as well as electrification and digital tools for the company’s automated parking garage systems. AutoParkit is a division of Dasher Lawless Automation, whose president and founder is Christopher Alan, a native of Warren. The company owns the […]

WARREN, Ohio -- AutoParkit has selected Siemens PLM as its technology partner that will provide advanced automation hardware as well as electrification and digital tools for the company's automated parking garage systems. AutoParkit is a division of Dasher Lawless Automation, whose president and founder is Christopher Alan, a native of...

Riviera to Harvest Marijuana Crop Early in 2019

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – What might be the most technologically sophisticated medical marijuana operation in the world is growing in our own backyard. So says Brian Kessler, chairman of Riviera Creek LLC, which has converted a 75,000-square-foot industrial building along Crescent Street in Youngstown into an ultra-modern cultivation and research building dedicated to the production of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – What might be the most technologically sophisticated medical marijuana operation in the world is growing in our own backyard. So says Brian Kessler, chairman of Riviera Creek LLC, which has converted a 75,000-square-foot industrial building along Crescent Street in Youngstown into an ultra-modern cultivation and research building...

Nearly 2,000 Ohioans Register for Medical Marijuana

COLUMBUS – Nearly 2,000 patients are registered in Ohio’s medical marijuana program, the state announced Monday. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy reports that the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program received 1,948 recommendations in its patient and caregiver registry. Of those recommendations, 1,062 have activated their registry card. To date, Ohio has certified 11 Level 1 […]

COLUMBUS – Nearly 2,000 patients are registered in Ohio’s medical marijuana program, the state announced Monday. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy reports that the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program received 1,948 recommendations in its patient and caregiver registry. Of those recommendations, 1,062 have activated their registry card. To date, Ohio...

Internet of Things Poised to Impact Manufacturing

CANFIELD, Ohio – With internet-connected devices becoming more and more common, the time is soon approaching that companies will be able to take advantage of the Internet of Things in a way that has a major impact on their business. The Internet of Things is “essentially just devices that have actuators or sensors or something […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – With internet-connected devices becoming more and more common, the time is soon approaching that companies will be able to take advantage of the Internet of Things in a way that has a major impact on their business. The Internet of Things is “essentially just devices that have...

City’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open in January

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s first medical marijuana dispensary is on track to begin operations by early next year, its director of business operations said Tuesday. “Our plan is to begin distribution in January,” said Terrell Washington, director of business operations for Quest Wellness LLC, which is redeveloping a building on Market Street to house […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The city’s first medical marijuana dispensary is on track to begin operations by early next year, its director of business operations said Tuesday. “Our plan is to begin distribution in January,” said Terrell Washington, director of business operations for Quest Wellness LLC, which is redeveloping a building...

Department of Labor OKs Apprenticeships for Additive Manufacturing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship has approved the first ever industry-vetted registered apprenticeship programs for additive manufacturing technicians, America Makes announced Thursday. “The approval of the AM Technician Registered Apprenticeship by the Department of Labor is the accumulation of a great deal of work and learning, much of which […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship has approved the first ever industry-vetted registered apprenticeship programs for additive manufacturing technicians, America Makes announced Thursday. “The approval of the AM Technician Registered Apprenticeship by the Department of Labor is the accumulation of a great deal of work...

Auto Dealerships See Gain for First Time in 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the first time this year, auto sales in the Mahoning Valley increased year-over-year, according to data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association. For combined new- and used-car sales, 4,962 vehicles were sold in the area in October, a 3.4% gain. While a modest increase, it breaks a nine-month streak of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – For the first time this year, auto sales in the Mahoning Valley increased year-over-year, according to data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association. For combined new- and used-car sales, 4,962 vehicles were sold in the area in October, a 3.4% gain. While a modest increase, it...

Conference Boasts ‘Who’s Who’ of Additive Manufacturing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A research specialist at Ford Motor Co. says additive manufacturing is likely to have the same impact on how vehicles are produced in the future as the company’s namesake did more than a century ago. “Additive manufacturing is going to change automotive manufacturing in America as significantly as the assembly line did,” […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A research specialist at Ford Motor Co. says additive manufacturing is likely to have the same impact on how vehicles are produced in the future as the company’s namesake did more than a century ago. “Additive manufacturing is going to change automotive manufacturing in America as significantly...