With oil and gas business down, Youngstown manufacturer to cut more jobs

Pipe manufacturer Vallourec Star, which is tied closely to the shale oil and gas industry, is cutting more jobs at its Youngstown, Ohio facility, reports Columbus Business First. The newspaper says Vallourec declined to say how many jobs will be impacted, but cuts will made across production and administrative positions. As we reported in our July 14, 2015 blog, “Youngstown manufacturer to cut jobs because of oil and gas decline," the company laid off 80 workers earlier this year. For more, read the full Business First story.