Ohio Laser Expands in the Columbus Region, Creating 30 New Jobs
A $10.6 Million Investment Will Bring New Equipment and Capacity to Accommodate Growing Customer Demand Nationwide
Published: Thu Dec 08 2022
Company Name: Ohio Laser, LLC
- Country: United States
- Region: Columbus Region
Industry Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
Company Profile: Ohio Laser LLC is a leading provider of laser cutting and value-added welding services for manufacturers serving all business sectors. Since 1997, the metal fabrication solutions provider has become an industry leader nationally with capabilities outside of flat and tube laser cutting, such as bending, machining, robotic and manual welding, and surface finishing. Because of these extensive capabilities, the company specializes in projects with elevated quality requirements like tight tolerances or complex geometries.
Type of Project: Expansion
- Jobs committed: 30
- Jobs retained: 62
- Types of jobs: laser, machine, and press brake operators
Capital Investment: $10,600,000
Timetable: Hiring to begin upon expansion completion in late 2023.
Ohio Laser sought 57,000 square feet of manufacturing space to meet growing customer demand nationwide. With this investment, the company will nearly double its footprint at its current facility at 8260 Estates Parkway in Jerome Township, Plain City, Ohio, increasing production capacity with the use of new industry-leading equipment and increased personnel. With the most advanced laser, tube, and pipe-cutting capabilities in the Midwest, the company has expanded its growth across various industries, such as automotive and electric vehicles, conveyance systems, and fitness equipment.
Ohio Laser is proud to be building, innovating and growing in the Columbus Region's strong manufacturing industry for more than two decades. This expansion not only improves our ability to serve major national contracts, but it also allows us to continue our commitment to employees, cutting-edge technology and customer service.
- Gregg Simpson -
President / Ohio Laser
With this expansion, Ohio Laser is deepening its Ohio roots, continuing its more than 20 successful years in the Region. Its expansion in Plain City will help support continued national growth and further the company’s world-class manufacturing capabilities. Ohio’s manufacturing sector employs more than 666,000 skilled individuals, the third-largest manufacturing workforce in the U.S. This surplus means there are more dedicated, well-trained workers in Ohio to support your growth. More than 50 campuses graduate over 13,000 engineers & engineering technicians annually.
The Columbus Region represents the future of manufacturing and boasts a diverse manufacturing operation that spans industries from automotive and electronics to machinery, materials, aerospace, and consumer goods. The Region is home to over 1,700 manufacturing establishments with nearly 90,000 employees.
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