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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.

EPC Columbia will Expand in Ohio, Adding Space, Machinery, and Talent

EPC helps to support companies including Ford, Lincoln, and Nissa vehicles, along with Whirlpool appliances and other retail products
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EPC Columbia, a major manufacturer of plastic injection molded products, plans to expand its facility in Lebanon, adding 50 new jobs and investing $2.5 million. With the investment, EPC plans to grow its building by 20% with the addition of more than 75,000 square feet.

OverDrive Will Expand Its Headquarters in Northeast Ohio

OverDrive will build out approximately 7,000 square feet of unoccupied space to accommodate over 400 employees.
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OverDrive, the world’s leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, plans to expand its headquarters in Garfield Heights, creating 75 new jobs. The company will build out approximately 7,000 square feet of unoccupied space at its Blue Sky Campus to accommodate the new employees.

Rural King to Renovate and Equip New Distribution Facility in Ohio

Rural King is expanding its distribution capabilities with the help of a JobsOhio Revitalization Grant
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Rural King, ‘America’s Farm and Home Store,’ based in Mattoon, Illinois, plans to expand current operations in Southeast Ohio. The family-owned business will invest $33 million to purchase and renovate the Jackson Building, a 1 million square foot warehouse located outside of Waverly in the Zahn’s Corner Industrial Park, along with new machinery and equipment.