Progressive Pipe to Open Masury Plant, Create 75 Jobs

MASURY, Ohio – Progressive Pipe Fabricators, a division of Shambaugh & Son, plans to open a 50,000 square-foot fabrication facility at 1433 Standard Ave. here,.

The new plant is necessary to support strong product demand. Progressive Pipe plans to fabricate and deliver more than 20,000 individual sprinklers per week and have the capacity to ship more than one million pounds of fabricated sprinkler pipe per week, according to information provided by Team NEO.

Progressive Pipe expects to create 75 full-time jobs, generating $4.1 million in new payroll, according to the Ohio Department of Development. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority today approved a 1.417% job creation tax credit over seven years to support the project.

“We couldn’t be more excited about this new facility,” said Rob Vincent, Shambaugh chief operating officer for its National Fire Protection division. “By expanding our fabrication capabilities throughout the United States, our new shop will now serve a much larger geographic area.”

The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, JobsOhio, ODOD, and Team NEO collaborated with Progressive Pipe and provided resources and insights to help the project.

“Progressive Pipe Fabricators strategic investment in our community reinforces why the Mahoning Valley is a great place for businesses to locate and expand, with its necessary supply chain and continuous economic growth,” said Guy Coviello, Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber president and CEO, in a prepared statement. “This project brings needed job creation and investment to an existing industrial park, further supporting and shining a light on the Masury community.”

Added Team NEO’s CEO, Bill Koehler,, “With its robust manufacturing industry and excellent connectivity, the area is well positioned to ensure the company’s growth. Along with our local partners, ODOD, and JobsOhio, we look forward to ensuring their success in the Northeast Ohio Region.”

Shambaugh & Son, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Emcor Group, is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind., and has offices in 15 states and 28 cities across the United States.

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