Business and labor at a glance
Company to debut 3-D trailer
YOUNGSTOWN — Applied Systems and Technology Transfer, a portfolio company of the Youngstown Business Incubator, plans to debut one of its mobile additive manufacturing trailers today at the firm’s building and storage site at 1301 Logan Ave.
The three-in-one lab on wheels is a 34-foot mobile additive manufacturing unit that can be moved with a pickup truck. The Fab Labs are designed and fabricated by the company, referred to as AST2.
AST2 has already delivered three labs to the Department of Defense and finished the fourth one, which is available for public viewing starting at 9 a.m. today.
The lab is equipped to teach kids, train personnel and design and manufacture components. The trailer’s work stations can accommodate four individuals at a time as they design and produce their items digitally using a variety of computer-controlled equipment including 3-D printers, laser cutters, mills and routers.
Pandora to open at Eastwood Mall
NILES — The Eastwood Mall will soon be the home of the first stand-alone Pandora store in the Mahoning Valley.
Plans are for the jewelry retailer to open its new 1,100-square-foot shop on the mall’s Center Court by November.
Pandora, founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished, contemporary jewelry.
The jewelry is sold in 1,812 stores in United States. The retailer employs more than 21,000 people worldwide.
Local bank stocks standing pat
Following Tuesday’s trading, First Niles Financial remained unchanged to close at $10.50 per share, while Cortland Bancorp again closed at $17.90 per share.