Local Industry

The CASTLO Industrial Park consists of 10 acres of land along the banks Yellow Creek in Struthers Ohio.

Advanced Materials

More than 16,250 workers are employed in the advanced materials industry:

Alcoa Titanium and Engineered Products, formerly RTI Niles, produces titanium used in aerospace applications. The company’s research and design center is located at the Niles complex.

Vallourec Star (formerly V&M Star) brought their new $1.2 billion new state-of-the-art seamless pipe mill online in 2013. Companion company VAM USA will finish the Vallourec pipe products.

Wheatland Tube is a world leader in hot dip galvanizing and producer of continuous weld steel pipe. Applications include mechanical tubing, fencing, electrical conduit, and oil/gas well components.

Universal Steel and Alloys, the area's recently built $64 million specialty steel mill, makes alloys for parts in wind turbines/generators, nuclear reactor components, and aerospace applications.

Latrobe Steel/Carpenter Technology distributes more than 300 grades of specialty steels for use in aero-space applications, high-performance cutting tools, aluminum casting dies, extrusion and thread roll dies and other demanding applications.

Ajax Tocco Magnethermic Corporation designs and manufactures world-class induction heating and melting equipment for various industries.

Motor Vehicles and Parts Manufacturing

Nearly 10,350 workers are employed in the industry.

GM Lordstown Complex produces the Chevy Cruze, which was unveiled in 2010. GM announced that the plant will also produce the next generation of the vehicle and has invested $200 million in plant upgrades.

Comprehensive Logistics provides light manufacturing and transportation services for the GM Cruze.

Delphi Automotive makes components for vehicle wiring harnesses and performs ad-vanced engineering at its Technical Center.

Flex N Gate produces interior trim plastic molding at its 245,000 sq.ft. facility in Salem using vac-forming, insert molding and injec-tion molding processes.

Magna International Lordstown Seating supplies seating systems for the Chevy Cruze.

PPG Industries’ paint coatings facility within the Lordstown Complex has received many awards for its performance on the Cruze.

Distribution and Logistics

Excellent access to highway, airport, rail and ports make the area a great location for distribution operations such as:


FedEx Ground




Things Remembered

Falcon Transport


Transport America

Famous Supply


United Freezer

FedEx Freight

LaTrobe Steel

Contact Centers - Corporate Professional Services

There are five major contact centers in the region. Together these facilities employ more than 3,500 workers.



InfoCision (2 locations)

VXI Global Solutions