News Release

Contact: Jessica Borza
MVMC Executive Director
[email protected]

For Immediate Release
May 1, 2019

Area Manufacturers Open Their Doors for In-Demand Jobs Week

Youngstown, OH— May 1, 2019 Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition member companies, Brilex Industries, Inc. and Ventra Salem, LLC welcome high school students, parents, and others from the community considering a career in manufacturing to tour their facilities as part of In-Demand Jobs Week, 8th and 9th.

Attendees will get a glimpse of the company and what they make as well as jobs and training opportunities available now.

“Local manufacturers are hiring in-demand jobs, such as machinists, industrial maintenance technicians, and welders,” said Jessica Borza, Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition Executive Director. “This is a great opportunity for individuals to see first-hand what it’s like to work in modern manufacturing and learn about jobs and training available in their own hometown.”


Planned tours include:


Brilex Industries, Inc.: Wednesday, May 8 from 2-4 p.m.

1201 Crescent Street, Youngstown, OH 44502


Ventra Salem, LLC: Thursday, May 9 from 6-8 p.m.

800 Pennsylvania Ave., Salem, OH 44460


To register for a free ticket and for more information, go to:

In Demand Jobs Week is a statewide celebration of jobs, industries and skills that are in-demand in Ohio. In-Demand Jobs Week occurs during the first full week in May—this year, May 6-10, 2019.

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Mahoning Valley Manufacturing Coalition

The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition (MVMC) is an industry-led group of nearly 50 manufacturers in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana Counties working with their partnership in education and workforce development to increase awareness of manufacturing career pathways.