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New steel mill heading for Youngstown
Ryan announces $81 million deal
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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M.L. Schultze
 
In The Region:

Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan announced today that VAM USA has reached a deal to build an $81 million steel pipe-threading mill in Youngstown. 

The expansion is expected to generate 84 new jobs. It will be linked to a $1 billion pipe mill in Youngstown that VAM opened last year.

The city agreed today to help with the purchase of property next to the former Genmak building.

Listener Comments:

Hello,

I've been out of NE Ohio now for almost 8 years. I've been told the Shale drilling has helped the economy and now I read this article about a new steel mill opening in Youngstown. Is the economy starting to come back to the area, or is it just a flash in the pan? I know when I left the area there was almost no jobs and especially factory jobs. If the economy is improving I'm happy for the people they deserve it!


Posted by: Joe (Naples, FL) on March 23, 2014 9:03AM
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