Ohio Ordnance Works, Inc. Announces Plans to Expand in Chardon
Expansion Created 70 New Jobs and Retains 140 Jobs
Published: Tue Sep 26 2023
Company Name: Ohio Ordnance Works, Inc.
Industry Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
Company Profile: Ohio Ordnance Works Inc. is a manufacturer of firearms and ordnance for supply to different foreign and domestic government agencies.
Type of Project: Expansion
- Jobs committed: 70
- Jobs retained: 104
- Types of jobs: Advanced Manufacturing
Capital Investment: $14,752,000
Expansion of Ohio Ordnance Works’ manufacturing capabilities enables the production of a new product line for the U.S. government. Along with giving us the company the versatility to expedite its current product lines by adding more square footage for machining and assembly functions to sustain our current orders.
"We take great pleasure in advancing our growth in Chardon, which involves constructing a new 35,000 SF building equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing technology and smart building features. Chardon, Geauga County, and the State of Ohio have played a pivotal role in the next chapter of our manufacturing operations in Ohio. They have provided valuable incentives and support, actively fueling our mission to 'Engineer the Future,' develop our employees, and deliver the best products in our industry."
– Robert W. Landies III, President of Ohio Ordnance Works, Inc.
Ohio’s role as a leader in advanced manufacturing is more vital than ever as companies embrace new ways of making things with additive manufacturing, automation, advanced materials, and other new technologies.Ohio’s manufacturing sector employs over 600,000 skilled individuals, the third-largest manufacturing workforce in the United States.
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