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Ohio continues to be recognized as a premier location for economic development in the U.S. Strong, statewide partnerships facilitate capital investment and job growth through leveraging Ohio's advantages. Read the latest news about these collaborative efforts throughout Ohio.

Dansons Peebles Invests in Ohio to Utilize Abundant, Available Local Talent and Wood Materials

Economic development support will help company with workforce needs
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With the BBQ industry on the rise, Dansons Peebles needs access to an abundant source of wood material to open its first BBQ wood pelleting plant. Southeast Ohio’s hardwood and thriving sawmill industry will help the company meet customer demand.

ALTIVIA Expands for a Second Time at Ohio Facility

Company’s existing plant is geographically and strategically located to best meet its key markets and promote business growth
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ALTIVIA, the third-largest merchant supplier of phenol and acetone in the Americas, is upgrading its Haverhill, Ohio, plant for a second time since the facility was acquired in 2015. Ohio’s location and infrastructure is valuable, and the company will continue to capitalize on those advantages.

Workforce Keeps The Davey Tree Expert Company Thriving in Ohio

At 140 years old, the largest employee-owned company in Ohio will expand its headquarters
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The Davey Tree Expert Company is 140 years old and the largest Ohio employee-owned company. Ongoing growth compelled the company to seek expansion. Ohio’s quality workforce has been a valuable asset and played a key role in Davey Tree’s decision to expand its headquarters in the state.

Candle-lite Company Expands as it Approaches 180 Years in Ohio

Ohio’s logistical network and strong workforce has made the Leesburg location an efficient and productive facility
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Candle-lite is America’s oldest candle manufacturer, having operated in Ohio for 180 years. Following an increased demand, Candle-lite will invest over $3 million to grow in Ohio. As a result of the growth, the company will also expand its workforce and provide additional benefits to employees.

Marelli Will Open a New Manufacturing Plant in Ohio

Ohio’s affordability, proximity to automotive OEMs among key reasons for the leading global tier-one automotive supplier’s investment
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Marelli, a leading global tier-one automotive supplier, announced it will open a greenfield manufacturing plant in Bowling Green, Ohio, to support new business for the company’s Interiors Unit.

Riffle Machine Works’ Multiphase Expansion is Finally Complete

A larger facility with increased road capacity will help the company meet customer demands in a highly competitive market
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Riffle Machine Works — a provider of machine, fabrication, warehousing and assembly of truck parts for the automotive industry — added 47,000 square feet to its existing facility in southeast Ohio. Now, with improvements in roadway capacity near the entrance, Riffle Machine Works can better support high demands from its customers.