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Young couple leaps into manufacturing with purchase of Jamestown sheet metal plant

The future of a Jamestown sheet metal manufacturer was in doubt a few years ago, before Heather Turner and her husband, Ricky, stepped in to acquire it in early 2014. (The Buffalo News: October 20, 2017) Click here to read the full article. 

 

Economic Development Award And Person Of The Year Announced

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the awardees who will be honored and recognized for economic development and person of the year during this year’s Chamber Annual Awards Banquet on Oc. 13. (The Post-Journal:  September 11, 2016)  Click here to read the full article

 

Manufacturing Fun: Students Visit Local Businesses For Dream It, Do It Event

An event planned by Dream It, Do It Western New York aimed to give hundreds of local students a better understanding of local industry Friday. (The Post-Journal: October 3rd, 2015)  Click here to read the full article

 

Blackstone, CVCS Do Good Deed For Boy Scouts

Blackstone Advanced Technologies LLC took the opportunity to use the production of tent frames as a learning tool and project for the Cassadaga Valley Central School welding class. Blackstone donated the tubing, cut to length, and provided the instruction and training to produce the tent frames which will be used at Camp Merz in Mayville. (The Post-Journal: May 10th, 2015) Click here to read the full article

Jamestown Manufacturer On Rebound Under New Owner

When Ricky Turner took over Blackstone Advanced Technologies LLC in 2014, he had to lay people off. These days, the company is taking off. (Buffalo Business First: March 26, 2015) Click here to read the full article

Jamestown Manufacturer Looks for Growth Path

Since Blackstone Advanced Technologies LLC was acquired in January, the company has laid people off, rehired some, and now has plans to add staff. (Buffalo Business First: October 11, 2014) Click here to read the full article

Blackstone Advanced Technologies Company Overview in Manufacturing Today

“There aren’t a lot of big opportunities in western New York for business-people with MBA’s,” Richard Turner says. So, he created his own. Turner grew up in Jamestown, population 30,000, a city almost as far west in the state as you can go. After earning a bachelor’s degree in finance from Cornell University, working for two years in Chicago and then returning to Cornell to get an MBA, his roots tugged on him… (Manufacturing-today.com: September 29, 2014) Click here to read the full article

New Blackstone Owner Preserving Metal Manufacturing

As the new owner of Blackstone Advanced Technologies, Ricky Turner is among a small group of young entrepreneurs working to keep Jamestown’s economic climate alive. (The Post-Journal: April 9, 2014) Click here to read the full article

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They wanted to move back to WNY. Sheet metal manufacturing brought them back.

The future of a Jamestown sheet metal manufacturer was in doubt a few years ago, before Heather Turner and her husband, Ricky, stepped in to acquire it in early 2014. (The Buffalo News: October 20, 2017) Click here to read the full article. 

Economic Development Award And Person Of The Year Announced

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the awardees who will be honored and recognized for economic development and person of the year during this year’s Chamber Annual Awards Banquet on Oc. 13. (The Post-Journal:  September 11, 2016)  Click here to read the full article

 

Manufacturing Fun: Students Visit Local Businesses For Dream It, Do It Event

An event planned by Dream It, Do It Western New York aimed to give hundreds of local students a better understanding of local industry Friday. (The Post-Journal: October 3rd, 2015)  Click here to read the full article

 

Blackstone, CVCS Do Good Deed For Boy Scouts

Blackstone Advanced Technologies LLC took the opportunity to use the production of tent frames as a learning tool and project for the Cassadaga Valley Central School welding class. Blackstone donated the tubing, cut to length, and provided the instruction and training to produce the tent frames which will be used at Camp Merz in Mayville. (The Post-Journal: May 10th, 2015) Click here to read the full article

Jamestown Manufacturer On Rebound Under New Owner

When Ricky Turner took over Blackstone Advanced Technologies LLC in 2014, he had to lay people off. These days, the company is taking off. (Buffalo Business First: March 26, 2015) Click here to read the full article

Jamestown Manufacturer Looks for Growth Path

Since Blackstone Advanced Technologies LLC was acquired in January, the company has laid people off, rehired some, and now has plans to add staff. (Buffalo Business First: October 11, 2014) Click here to read the full article

Blackstone Advanced Technologies Company Overview in Manufacturing Today

“There aren’t a lot of big opportunities in western New York for business-people with MBA’s,” Richard Turner says. So, he created his own. Turner grew up in Jamestown, population 30,000, a city almost as far west in the state as you can go. After earning a bachelor’s degree in finance from Cornell University, working for two years in Chicago and then returning to Cornell to get an MBA, his roots tugged on him… (Manufacturing-today.com: September 29, 2014) Click here to read the full article

New Blackstone Owner Preserving Metal Manufacturing

As the new owner of Blackstone Advanced Technologies, Ricky Turner is among a small group of young entrepreneurs working to keep Jamestown’s economic climate alive. (The Post-Journal: April 9, 2014) Click here to read the full article