January 12, 2016 by Dan O’Brien SALEM, Ohio – Ten years ago, Salem Welding & Supply Co. considered buying an 8,000-square-foot building directly across the street from its plant at 475 Prospect St. At the time, the company chose not to move forward and ended up regretting the decision as it grew over the last…Details
Dec 4, 2015 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Brian Benyo, president of Brilex Industries and a founding member of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers’ Coalition, has been named chairman of the city’s Academic Distress Commission. State Education Superintendent Richard Ross announced the selection Friday. “I am honored to serve as the commission’s chairperson,” Benyo said in a statement.…Details
By George Nelson | December 4, 2015 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Technology developed by M7 Technologies and a subsidiary could save the defense industry supply chain up to $20 billion a year, the president of M7 says. M7 and its spinoff, Grale Technologies, received the Defense Manufacturing Excellence Team Award for 2015 for the automated integrated…Details
By By George Nelson | September 11, 2015 The official Business Journal Article can be found here. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A partnership among organizations covering 14 counties to provide apprenticeships attests to the value of the partnership formed by the Mahoning and Shenango valleys to collaborate on workforce issues, a model that is spawning imitators, local…Details
Brown Announces Nearly $3 Million in Funding for Greater OH-Penn Manufacturing Apprenticeship Network Through Department of Labor’s American Apprenticeship Grant Program Thursday, September 10, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today applauded news the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has selected the Greater Oh-Penn Manufacturing Apprenticeship Network to receive funding through DOL’s…Details
West Central Job Partnership-New Castle PA West Central Job Partnership was awarded a $2.9 million grant for the Greater Oh-Penn Manufacturing Apprenticeship Network. The project will target advanced manufacturing occupations, leading to Industrial Engineer and Mechanical Engineer positions, and will serve 500 participants in 14 contiguous counties on the border of Ohio and Pennsylvania. The…Details
By WKBN First News James Santelli YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – More than 100 local business leaders came to Youngstown State University’s Kilcawley Center Tuesday morning with the goal of communicating what they need to do to improve the manufacturing sector in the Mahoning Valley. They took part in the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Northeastern OH/Western PA,…Details
Matt Joing, Plant Manager of Butech Bliss, talks about what they look for in an employee, internship opportunities, manufacturing careers, local initiatives, and the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative on NewsRadio 1200 WKST with host Ken Hlebovy.
Brian Benyo, President of Brilex Industries, discusses manufacturing careers, local initiatives, and the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative on NewsRadio 1200 WKST with host Ken Hlebovy.