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Hunt Valve Company sold

Hunt Valve Company, Inc., a Salem-based specialty manufacturer of valves and electromechanical actuators for U.S. maritime agencies and other industrial customers, has been acquired by Fairbanks Morse Defense. “We love Hunt for a lot of reasons; they have a fantastic brand and ...

Valley coalition chief to host summit

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — Jessica Borza, executive director of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition, has been selected to be master of ceremonies for the fifth annual Ohio Manufacturers’ Workforce Summit on Oct. 27 and 28. The theme for the virtual event is “Attracting the 21st ...

Mall owner to delist its stock from NYSE

BOARDMAN — Washington Prime Group, the Columbus-based owner / operator of the Southern Park Mall, intends voluntarily to delist shares of its common and preferred stock from the New York Stock Exchange. The move means the company, which also operates about 100 other retail centers ...

Skilled Trades Expo preps for return to Canfield Fairgrounds

CANFIELD — Adult job seekers and students considering a career in the skilled trades can connect with professionals about entering the industry when the Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo returns to the Canfield Fairgrounds. The adult session is 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 22. Separate sessions ...

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ASSOCIATION GIVES SCHOLARSHIPS: The Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association through its Auto Dealers’ Educational Assistance Foundation has awarded $120,000 in individual scholarships to dealership employees or their dependents. Local recipients include Sky Bultron, Boardman ...

Energy Center seeks EPA permit to dispose of wastewater in creek

LORDSTOWN — Lordstown Energy Center has asked the state for permission to alternatively dispose of wastewater generated from making power, a request that, if approved, would save the company millions of dollars in sewer use fees. Arguing back is Lordstown, which claims, in part, the ...