Local Organizations to Benefit from Capital Budget Funds

A new professional development center is among the local beneficiaries of funds in the state capital budget that the General Assembly approved Wednesday. Flying High Inc. was awarded $400,000 for the proposed job-training center, which executive director Jeff Magada said he hopes to break ground on by the end of summer. Local workforce development organizations, […]

America Makes marks 10 years promoting additive manufacturing

Ten years ago, the White House announced a new initiative, one that aimed to establish centers of excellence in different areas of manufacturing across the country. Read the article by Rachel Abbey Mccafferty of Crain’s Cleveland Business here.

Energy Storage Study Finds Northern Appalachia a Perfect Candidate

Northern Appalachia is an ideal location for energy storage cluster development, according to a study by Brite Energy Innovators and Cleveland State University’s Energy Policy Center. The region’s low cost of living and its more than 200 commercial businesses suitable for regional energy storage industry involvement position it as a manufacturing hub, the study finds. […]

Mobile EV Charging Robot Unveiled by Brite Company; Looking at Manufacturing Sites

EV charging technology developed by BRITE member company

EV Safe Charge, a Los Angeles-based provider of flexible electric vehicle charging technology, is scouting sites in the Mahoning Valley to manufacture its mobile EV charging robot prototype that the company unveiled Tuesday morning. The robot, trademarked ZiGGY (pictured above), is designed to bring EV charging to parking facilities, shopping and entertainment centers, hotels, fleet […]