Washington Examiner and Vallourec Star hosted an informative event discussing Youngstown’s economic revival through innovations in advanced manufacturing, 3D printing, curriculum and business growth, investments in infrastructure, and more.

Co-hosted by Washington Examiner, Youngstown State University, and Youngstown Business Incubator, Examining Youngstown brought Washington to Northeast Ohio, highlighting the innovations that the area has made through advanced manufacturing and economic development investments like America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, job growth, and more.

The three panels included local government officials, university staff, Youngstown Business Incubator, and industry experts.

Panel One included moderator Salena Zito, opening remarks by Youngstown Mayor Tito Brown, plus panelists Barb Ewing, CEO, Youngstown Business Incubator; Jim Tressel, President, YSU; Rob Gorham, executive director, America Makes; and Judson Wallace, president, Vallourec Star.