Viega LLC to Open Operations in Ohio
German Manufacturer to Create at Least 68 New Jobs in Portage County
Published: Mon Sep 25 2023
- Country: Germany
- Region: Europe
Industry Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
Company Profile: The German company is primarily engaged in manufacturing metal valves and pipe fittings, not elsewhere classified, such as plumbing and heating valves, and pipe fittings, flanges.
Type of Project: New Location
- Jobs committed: 68
- Jobs retained: 0
- Types of jobs: Advanced Manufacturing
Capital Investment: $178,000,000
Timetable: Hiring for positions will come as early as January 2024, and production is expected to begin in 2025.
The company sought a site to focus on press connection metal fitting production and distribution. The facility will help scale Viega LLC's U.S. operations to meet the forecast future growth and be closer to the customer base on the East Coast of the United States.
We are excited about the expansion of our production to the Shalersville community in Ohio. We remain committed to the development of tomorrow's workforce and continuing to create more highly skilled job opportunities in the U.S.
- Marki Huston -
Head of Manufacturing for Viega
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.
In addition, international companies can take advantage of industry experts and customized business support. Ohio's central location keeps businesses within a day's drive of 60% of the U.S. and Canadian population.
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