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Governor DeWine Announces Nearly 200 New Jobs for Jackson County

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today joined Bellisio Foods, Inc., JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP), to announce that nearly 200 new jobs are coming to Jackson County.  Bellisio Foods, the nation’s third-largest producer of single-serve frozen entrees, will invest $40 million to expand […]

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Platinum Healthcare Partners Announces Expansion in Washington County, Addition of 55 New Jobs

Platinum Healthcare Partners, doing business as Regional Collection Services (RCS), today announced its plan to create 55 new jobs and invest $383,000 to expand its services in Washington County, Ohio. In collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority (SeOPA), Regional Collection Services is investing in a new office […]

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Art Oestrike

“My father was an entrepreneur in Cleveland. He was a union drywall taper contractor, so I grew up with a sanding pole in my hands. Sometimes when you’re the son of the boss, somebody holds your hand and shoves a silver spoon somewhere, but that’s not really how it worked in my world. It was […]

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Grupo Bimbo to Build a New Facility in Muskingum County

Mexico-based food company Grupo Bimbo, in partnership with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority, and the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD), today received Ohio Tax Credit Authority approval for a new production facility at the National Road Business Park east of Zanesville, creating 320 new jobs. “The investment being made […]

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Green Fox Plastics Announces $7.2M Investment in Holmes County

Green Fox Plastics, part of the Little Cottage Company, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Holmes County Economic Development Council, today announced an investment of over $7.2 million to construct a new facility in Millersburg, Ohio, creating 12 new jobs. Established in 2020, Green Fox Plastics is an Ohio-based, family-owned […]

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Cheryl Greene

“I grew up near here, a Hillsboro address but I went to Peebles High School. Once I left college, I ended up living in Columbus for three years and was the Assistant Manager of a condominium complex. There I met my future husband, who also happened to be a graduate of Peebles and is a […]

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Community of Zanesville Announces $1.1M Investment in Downtown Project

A downtown Zanesville revitalization project designed to foster small business growth and economic development is one step closer to reality. The Downtown Exchange LLC, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority, and the City of Zanesville, today announced an investment of over $1.1 million to redevelop a building […]

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Jason Brooks

“The business started in Columbus, Ohio with my great-grandfather and his brother. They were working at a shoe factory until it went bankrupt during the Great Depression. Footwear was what they knew and grew up with, but ended up with nothing. Then they heard about this old shoe factory in Nelsonville, Ohio that had closed […]

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Pixelle Specialty Solutions Announces Expansion in Chillicothe

Pixelle Chillicothe to Restart Paper Machine #24 Pixelle Specialty Solutions, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development, and Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development, today announced an investment of over $21 million in upgrades and repairs to the #24 paper machine at the Chilpaco facility. As the largest and fastest-growing manufacturer of specialty papers […]

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Mitchell Ryan Galliher

“We were both working at The Ohio Grille when the previous owners approached us about buying the place. We were thinking that this was probably just a pipe dream. My business partner, Tyler Barrett, has had a very deep love of food for as long as I’ve known him. He’s a culinary genius, in my […]

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