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MPR, A Multi-Modal Transload Center in Bellaire, Ohio Plans $9.5 Million Investment, Expansion of Rail Services

MPR Transloading, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Belmont County Economic Development, today announced a $9.5 million investment encompassing renovation and construction of 19,000 square feet of facilities along with infrastructure improvements at its Bellaire facility on 50 acres of land adjacent to the Ohio River and State Route 7. Infrastructure […]

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Appalachian Partnership, Ohio Southeast, and Appalachian Growth Capital Host Annual Meeting, Announce Award Winners

Appalachian Partnership, Inc., (API), Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Appalachian Growth Capital (AGC) held a virtual Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 25th at 3:00 pm, sharing the impact made across Southeast Ohio in 2020 and celebrating the accomplishments of local economic development partners and regional businesses. “I don’t have to tell you that the […]

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Lofts Coffee Company and Roastery of Portsmouth Plans Investment, Addition of Two Jobs

Lofts Coffee Company and Roastery, a locally-owned and operated business in Portsmouth, Ohio, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Scioto County Economic Development, today announced plans to invest $103,500 in machinery and equipment and building upgrades, creating two new jobs. Established in 2014, Lofts Coffee Company and Roastery specializes in roasting […]

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Chillicothe Steel Expands Into Gateway Industrial Park

Chillicothe Steel, a locally-owned steel service center, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Greater Chillicothe and Ross County Development, announced today plans to expand into the Gateway Interchange Industrial Park, creating 8 new jobs and investing $1.4 in fixed assets. The family-owned company has been operating in Chillicothe for nearly 30 […]

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Stacey Saunders Joins OhioSE Team as Project Assistant

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) announced today Stacey Saunders as its new Project Assistant, effective Thursday, April 22, 2021. Saunders is an experienced teacher and training specialist, with a demonstrated history of project management and facilitation. Prior to joining the OhioSE team, Saunders taught high school science courses including Biology, Environmental Science, and Anatomy & […]

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River Roasters Coffee Company Announces Expansion in Meigs County

River Rosters Coffee Company in Pomeroy, Ohio, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Meigs County CIC, has announced plans to invest $171,536 into the expansion of its food and beverage business in Meigs County. The company will construct a new building, invest in a commercial roaster, and build a commercial kitchen […]

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Locally Owned Sunrush Water Plans New Expansion in Wellston to Meet Customer Demand

Sunrush Water, a commercial water company founded in 2006, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Jackson County Ohio Economic Development Partnership today announced new expansion plans for the Wellston operation that will double capacity for water treatment and processing. The veteran owned company has experienced steady sales growth for it’s integrated […]

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PureCycle to invest $363 million, create 51 high-wage positions in Ironton

PureCycle Technologies LLC (PureCycle), in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Southern Ohio Port Authority, announced today plans to invest $363 million in the construction of a plant in Lawrence County, Ohio that will recycle polypropylene. The investment is a part of PureCycle’s strategic expansion into the United States to meet the […]

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Industrial Reliability & Repair of Chillicothe to Expand, Add Four New, High-Wage Jobs

Industrial Reliability & Repair, LLC today announced a planned office expansion and addition of four, new high-wage jobs. Founded in 2004, the industrial construction company, headquartered in Chillicothe, operates from multiple locations across the U.S. offering a wide range of industry leading construction and maintenance services.  According to Rick Logan and Justin Murray of Industrial […]

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Adams County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) Receives $4.2 Million JobsOhio Grant to Develop the Winchester Industrial Park and Attract New Business

JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and the Adams County CIC today announced that development of the Winchester Industrial Park will be supported by a $4.2 million JobsOhio Grant. “To attract more opportunity to Adams County, we and our partners are working on improving site inventory to ensure businesses can easily succeed here,” said J.P. […]

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