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Southern Ohio Communication Services, Inc. Plans $3.8 Million Investment to Provide Last-Mile Internet Service

Southern Ohio Communication Services, Inc., in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and Pike County Economic & Community Development, today announced plans to invest $3.8 million to provide 1 Gig optical fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) high-speed Internet service over 64 miles to 1,300 residential and business customers in southern Ohio.  Company officials indicated the investment […]

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James Woodward Joins OhioSE Team as Research Analyst

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) announced today James Woodward, PhD., as its new Research Analyst, effective Monday, January 4. Woodward’s hire follows the departure of Chelsie Wollett, who accomplished a great deal for the organization and the OhioSE region during her tenure. Woodward is an experienced economic research analyst with a demonstrated history of researching […]

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100% Made In America Bully Tools, Inc., Announces Expansion in Steubenville

Today, 100% Made in America Bully Tools, Inc. (Bully Tools), in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and the Jefferson County Port Authority, announced plans for a $6.7 million investment that will bring new jobs and a 60,000 square foot expansion in Steubenville to meet increasing customer demand.  According to Bully Tools President […]

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Golden Protective Services of Carrollton Purchases Building, Plans Expansion

Golden Protective Services (GPS), in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and Carroll County Economic Development, today announced plans to purchase and renovate an industrial building in Carrollton to service the company’s growing business on the east coast of the USA. “It all begins with people and we are blessed at GPS to […]

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Patter Fam Sauces, LLC Plans Investment to Capitalize on Increased Demand for Products and Services

Patter Fam Sauces, LLC, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Scioto County Economic Development, today announced plans to invest in new machinery and equipment. While many small businesses across the nation have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the female-owned business has experienced growth in its product offerings and services. Founded in […]

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Schaad and Sons of McConnelsville Plans Investment to Support Growth Goals

Schaad and Sons, a manufacturer of custom architectural woodwork and cabinets, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Morgan County Improvement Corporation, announced today plans to invest in equipment to improve automation and productivity to drive future growth. The McConnelsville company, started almost two decades ago in a garage, has grown into […]

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Sperry & Rice Growing in Killbuck, Ohio

Sperry & Rice, an advanced engineering and manufacturing company with locations in Brookville, Indiana, and Killbuck, Ohio, today announced plans to expand business operations in Holmes County.  The planned growth is a part of a strategic business initiative by the company to better utilize its Killbuck location to increase production for its customers. Sperry & […]

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Scioto & Lawrence County Industrial Corridor to Receive $3.5-Million JobsOhio Grant for Sewer Extension to Attract New Business

JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), the Scioto County Economic Development Office and the Lawrence Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) today announced a $3.57 million grant to extend sanitary sewer from Franklin Furnace to the Southern Ohio Industrial District site (former Dow Chemical plant) near Haverhill to increase sewer capacity. JobsOhio’s strategic investment in this heavy […]

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Advantage Tent Fittings, Inc. of Chillicothe Plans Investment to Diversify, Add New Jobs

Advantage Tent Fittings, Inc., a Chillicothe based manufacturer and distributor of commercial and military tent components, event rental products, and custom-sewn/heat-sealed products, announced it will be adding a new state-of-the-art radio frequency vinyl sealing machine to its production capabilities. The new machine is expected to become operational in November and will be leveraged to enhance […]

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