MVMC and AMDM IP Membership Meeting Updates

Reminder:  Advanced Manufacturing and Diversified Materials (AMDM IP) of Lawrence & Mercer Counties will meet Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.   The meeting location will be the PA CareerLink of Lawrence County 102 Margaret St., New Castle, PA.   Meeting notice and agenda will be emailed. Reminder:  New date announced for the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers…

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Noise Solutions Expands in Sharon

Noise Solutions, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, recently purchased and renovated a 55,000 sq. ft. vacant warehouse in Sharon, PA that was once owned by Winner International. The warehouse is the company’s sole manufacturing operation in the United States.  The company currently employs around 35 people and is looking to add additional positions over the next…

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Manufacturing Success Stories Wanted

Over the next 12 months, the Youngstown Business Journal will be partnering with the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative to feature the resurgence of manufacturing in the five-county region, the skills needed by individuals to obtain well-paying jobs in the community, events geared towards raising community awareness of the skilled labor shortage, local companies benefiting from implementing…

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Manufacturer Spotlight: Steelcon, LLC.

Steelcon, an offshoot of Hodge Construction, has been in business since 2002, and things are definitely going well for them according to husband-and-wife team Allen Hodge, President and Jessica Hodge, Controller. Located at 47161 State Route 558 in New Waterford, Ohio, they primarily service businesses in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New York, but have shipped…

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Mercer County Business & Industry Career Fair

The Mercer County Business and Industry Career Fair is scheduled for Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Park Inn by Raddison.  10th graders from the 12 Mercer County school districts will have the opportunity to hear from local manufacturers about the available careers in manufacturing, especially in welding, machining, industrial maintenance, etc., and the skills…

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Manufacturing Workshops Open to the Public

The workshops are designed to inform the public about manufacturing careers available in the Oh-Penn region. Introduction to Manufacturing Workshops are presented by the Career Coaches in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The workshops are geared towards those who have limited manufacturing background, but are also helpful for those who have worked in manufacturing in the past,…

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