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Company Name: Hilco Vision
Location: Fairfield
Industry Sector: Healthcare
Company Profile: Hilco Vision produces eyewear solutions, including cases, lens cloths, lens wipes, and kits, for retail consumers as well as products and tools for corporate clients.
Company Website: www.hilcovision.com

Project Summary:

  • Type of Project: New Location
  • Jobs:
    • Jobs committed: 200
    • Types of jobs: Includes technicians, production operators, and administrative support roles
  • Capital Investment: $8,100,000

Company Need:

Hilco Vision sought a warehouse, manufacturing, and distribution space to support critical operations. The company wanted the facility to be centralized near major markets to provide product to its U.S. customer base faster, giving Hilco a competitive advantage. 

Testimonial:

“We are excited to expand manufacturing capabilities and reach in the U.S., which will further enhance and expedite our ability to deliver solutions to our valued customers in the surrounding regions. Hilco Vision has been very pleased with the level of collaboration and support provided by the many teams that have enabled this significant transformation of our organization.

— Ken Miranda, COO, Hilco Vision

 

Why Ohio?

After considering other locations, Hilco chose Fairfield and the Cincinnati region to establish a new 246,000 square-foot manufacturing operation. The company cites Ohio’s strong infrastructure and easy access to the rest of the country as reasons for the investment.

Ohio is a well-established base for companies that need reliable logistics, being just a one-day drive from more than 60 percent of U.S. and Canadian populations. The state also has the third-largest manufacturing workforce in the U.S., providing companies like Hilco with an array of well-trained workers to hire.

Over the next few years, Hilco will establish a world-class manufacturing and warehousing operation at the site. The company will manufacture lens care and personal branding solution products in Fairfield once it begins operations, targeted for the fourth quarter of 2021.

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