Rich Wetzel, CEO and Co-Founder of Freshmade 3D, is a result of the 3D Printing entrepreneurial ecosystem currently growing in the Youngstown area. A graduate of Youngstown State University, Rich spent the summer of his senior year interning at MakerBot and soon began working at the Youngstown Business Incubator in 2014 as the Additive Manufacturing Business Coordinator. Read more
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What makes the utilization of 3D printing on a global scale so exciting is that the technology is being used in nearly every industry in extraordinary ways.
You may be surprised to discover that you may be using or looking right at 3D printed works in your daily life, without even recognizing it. Ponder the fascinating and effective reasons why 3D printing is making a great impact on the world.
Like most millennials, I see an inherent value in two things: technology and diversity.
This is why I believe the I-YBI initiative is a valuable asset to YBI and the entirety of the Youngstown community. Read more
A closer look at the history of the Youngstown Business Incubator building
The year is 1952. Bakeries, printing companies, jewelers, outfitters, performing arts centers, and other establishments line the sidewalks filled with people moving hastily, occasionally stopping to peer in large glass windows. Downtown Youngstown is its own entertainment district, a myriad of sights, sounds, and smells unique to the lively Midwest city and those within it. The Mahoning Valley is one of the greatest steel centers of the world, and Youngstown is fully alive with economic activity and ambition in the industrial empire. Read more