Digital Room Inc. Expands its Manufacturing Presence in Ohio

Company will create 60 new jobs over the next three years as part of a $21-million project
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Company Name: Digital Room Inc.
Location: Solon
Industry Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
Company Profile: Digital Room, Inc. (DRI), is the largest upload web-to-print business in North America with four printing plants in the United States.  Additionally, DRI offers decorated apparel and soft promotional products through its Logo Sportswear website and Connecticut-based manufacturing facility. DRI was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Van Nuys, California.
Company Website: www.digitalroominc.com

Project Summary:

  • Type of Project: New location
  • Jobs:
    • Jobs committed: 69
    • Jobs retained: 111
  • Capital Investment: $21 million

Company Need:

Digital Room Inc. (DRI) has an existing facility in Brook Park in Northeast Ohio.

HIG Capital, a private equity firm based in Miami, FL purchased DRI in 2017 and has subsequently poised the company for growth through expanding their production capacity and geographic footprint.

As the company looks ahead to new product lines, the company needs to establish a new manufacturing facility.

Testimonial:

“Digital Room is eager to provide our customers with high-quality customized marketing and branding solutions. Together, with the Greater Cleveland Partnership and JobsOhio, we look forward to building a center for innovation, training, and quality products and solutions.  This facility will benefit the local community and help the small and mid-sized businesses we serve to thrive as they grow their own businesses.” – Michael Turner, CEO, Digital Room

Why Ohio?

DRI will expand their presence in Northeast Ohio by opening a new manufacturing facility in Solon.

At $104.6 billion, Ohio’s manufacturing industry is one of the largest in the state. Ohio’s manufacturing workforce is the third largest in the country and the state has the lowest taxes in the Midwest for capital-intensive manufacturing. According to Business Facilities, Ohio is a top 10 state in manufacturing employment and manufacturing output percentage.

In addition to the new hires, the company will invest over $12-million in building improvements, machinery and equipment.

Collaborators:

Team NEO, JobsOhio, the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the city of Solon, and the Ohio Development Services Agency