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B.J. Alan moving into former Delphi plant in Warren

Published: Mon, July 11, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m.


The B.J. Alan Co. is moving the bulk of its Youngstown operations to the former Delphi Packard plant along North River Road and Larchmont Avenue in Trumbull County.

The bulk of B.J. Alan’s employees in Youngstown will move to the Trumbull County facility. But, the fireworks firm said it will keep its wholesale business, sales to other retailers and its Phantom Fireworks manufacturing facility at its Martin Luther King Boulevard facility. Also, its showrooms in Youngstown and Beaver Township will remain open, company officials said.

The move to Trumbull County is expected to take place before the end of the year.


1piak(508 comments)posted 5 years ago

You could say that business in Warren will be "booming". You could go so far as to say it will now "skyrocket".

But what about Youngstown and Mahoning County? The bulk of the workers will move to Trumbull County. Won't there be lost taxes for Youngstown?

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2Bigben(1996 comments)posted 5 years ago


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3Boar7734(66 comments)posted 5 years ago

Trumbull county welcomes the new relocated business and use of reclaimed Delphi property. Another example of Mahoning commisioners not paying attention to detail (ignoring tax abatement request). They must have been trying to save money for earthquake insurance for Oak Hill. Also fitting all Trumbull employees, especially corporate employees, will save the paying Youngstown 2.75% income tax. Oh, well, the old water czar could care less now.

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4redeye1(5679 comments)posted 5 years ago

carlstaatz, That will never happen, y-town has become to dependent on the income tax to cut it.They would have to cut all the free programs for people if they did. If that happened there would be rioting in the streets

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5Freeatlast(1991 comments)posted 5 years ago

Maybe they can give Fair and Equal a job . On second thought maybe not he may screw up them like his kind did to Dilphi

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6ConservativeDude(36 comments)posted 5 years ago

The income tax savings is less than being touted. Warren has an income tax and a recipricol agreement with Y'town.

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7city_resident(528 comments)posted 5 years ago

redeye1, what free programs?

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8ConservativeDude(36 comments)posted 5 years ago

I stand corrected, carlstataatz is correct. There is no income tax out there. Good for the employees, bad for Y'town

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9borylie(953 comments)posted 5 years ago

Anybody know if B.J. Alan is unionized?

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10Millie(192 comments)posted 5 years ago

How long will the City be able to function without the income tax paid by the business. Is the Meridian Road location in the city because they had to have their business there for something with the firework operation?

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