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Chillicothe Kenworth Announces Expansion, New Jobs in Ross County

$1.4 Million Investment and 119 New, High-Paying Jobs

Tue Jul 26 2022

Company Name: Chillicothe Kenworth LLC

Location: Chillicothe

Region: Southeast

Industry Sector: Advanced Manufacturing

Company Profile: MHC RoadReady Center, Inc, also known as Chillicothe Kenworth, provides installation of value-added part and accessories to Kenworth and other heavy-duty trucks before delivery to the customer, offering customization options for end users.

Company Website: https://mhc.com

Project Summary:

Type of Project: Expansion

Jobs:

  • Jobs committed: 119
  • Jobs retained: 76

Types of jobs:

  • 73 new jobs from RoadForce, heavy-duty truck and trailer parts
  • 46 new jobs from the RoadReady Center (Chillicothe Kenworth LLC)

Capital Investment: $1,400,500

Company Need:

This investment will allow the company to significantly build out its manufacturing operations by expanding its dump bed manufacturing capabilities paving the way for future growth opportunities.

Testimonial

“Chillicothe is the ideal location for this new facility and we are proud to bring additional jobs to the area. We appreciate the collaborative efforts among these organizations as well as all the individuals that have worked diligently to help us deepen our roots in the Chillicothe, Ohio, community.”
Tim Spurgeon
President / MHC

Why Ohio?

MHC has chosen to expand its Chillicothe Kenworth location because of the highly-skilled workforce and talent in Ohio. The existing capacity and available buildings also make Ohio an attractive option.

Collaborators:

JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development, Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development

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