Developer to Propose Project for Vacant Delphi Site

WARREN, Ohio – A news conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at 408 Dana St. to reveal a California company’s “plans to make a multi-million dollar investment in Warren,  Mayor Doug Franklin says.

Franklin’s office announced the event Wednesday in a news advisory distributed to reporters.

The event will take place at the former Delphi Packard building., where the unidentified company’s president and founder will be on hand to discuss his plans, according to the announcement. The project will involve the purchase and reopening 500,000 square feet of manufacturing space and administrative offices that originally housed the Packard Automobile Co. and later the Packard Electric Co.

At the news conference, a presentation will be made on the proposed project and anticipated timeline. Some of the subsystems manufactured by the company targeted for the Warren plant will be on display, according to the announcement.

Representatives of the economic team working with the developer are expected to attend Tuesday’s event. They include city officials as well as representatives of Team NEO/JobsOhio, Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp., Western Reserve Port Authority Trumbull County Planning Commission and Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber.

SOURCE: Office of Warren Mayor Doug Franklin.

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