Church & Dwight to Invest $50 Million in Seneca County
Company Name: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Industry Sector: Shale Energy and Petrochemicals
Company Profile: Church & Dwight, founded in 1846, is the leading U.S. producer of sodium bicarbonate, popularly known as baking soda. The company's ARM & HAMMER brand is one of the nation's most trusted trademarks for a broad range of consumer and specialty products. With headquarters in New Jersey, Church & Dwight has grown into a $4.6 billion company with more than 5,100 employees worldwide.
Type of Project: Expansion
- Jobs committed: 80
- Jobs retained: 309
Capital Investment: $50,000,000
Timetable: The project is expected to be completed in 2024.
The company is increasing manufacturing capacity to respond to the growing demand for the facility's cat litter. The expansion will include new manufacturing equipment, packaging machinery, and rail line improvements.
I'm so pleased that Church & Dwight has chosen our facility as the site of this major investment. It's a testimony to our employees and the trust Church & Dwight has in our facility's ability to produce great products consistently and efficiently.
Plant Manager / Church & Dwight
Low-cost feedstock, unrivaled proximity to markets, and over $90 billion in investment make Ohio among America's energy leaders, which is critical for advanced manufacturing. Ohio has been a manufacturing powerhouse for generations. This success is a catalyst for the rise of a large, comprehensive manufacturing industry in Ohio. The numerous manufacturing resources in the state include a renowned innovation network, globally leading companies, and strong industry and academic organizations.
Ohio's manufacturing sector employs over 600,000 skilled individuals, the third-largest manufacturing workforce in the U.S. In addition, Ohio's integrated transportation infrastructure —recognized as one of the best in the U.S.—enables Ohio companies to reach customers and suppliers quickly and cost-effectively in-state and outside of Ohio.
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