YBI awarded federal funds for 3-D printing

YOUNGSTOWN–The Youngstown Business Incubator was awarded $185,000 Thursday from the Appalachian Regional Commission to bolster its 3-D printing software and equipment.

The incubator promotes collaborative partnerships that create long-term employment opportunities in information technology and advanced manufacturing.

Youngstown Business Incubator CEO Barb Ewing said the ARC has been a critical partner in the Valley’s transition to an advanced manufacturing hub.