American Heavy Plates, LLC Adding Finishing Facility to Monroe County Operations

American Heavy Plates Solutions, LLC, in collaboration with JobsOhio, the Ohio Department of Development, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Monroe County Port Authority, today announced a commitment to invest more than $10 million to further expand its operations in Monroe County. Founded in 2017, American Heavy Plates Solutions is a supplier of made-to-order […]

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Herr Foods, Inc. Announces Investment in Jackson, Ohio

Herr Foods, Inc., a recognized leader in the snack food industry, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), the Jackson County Ohio Economic Development Partnership, and the Jackson Civic Improvement Corporation today announced an investment of $31 million in Southeast Ohio, creating 125 new jobs in Jackson and Chillicothe, Ohio. Herr Foods Inc. […]

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Red Tail Design Company Grows Business and Impact in Athens County

In 2022, Red Tail Design Company invested over $100,000 to expand its business in Athens County, Ohio, purchasing new machinery and equipment to support production growth and fulfill its growing demand. The purchase was supported by a JobsOhio Small Business Grant of $25,000. Red Tail Design Company is a multifaceted design shop that tackles small […]

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Governor DeWine Announces $152 Million in Appalachian Waterfront Development

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Development Director Lydia Mihalik today announced 21 new economic development projects to transform communities along Ohio’s Appalachian waterfront. As part of Ohio’s Wonderful Waterfronts Initiative, $152 million will be awarded to communities in 12 counties to expand access to local waterways, revitalize historic […]

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OhioSE Celebrates 2024 Economic Development Week

Taking place from May 6 – 10, the week recognizes and honors the dedicated work of economic developers and their contributions to communities around the world. Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) is proud to announce its participation in the 2024 Economic Development Week, a global initiative led by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). “As […]

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Governor DeWine Announces Transformative $154 Million Investment in Appalachian Downtowns and Destinations

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Development Director Lydia Mihalik today announced 30 major economic development projects in Ohio’s Appalachian region that will raise the area’s profile as a travel destination and improve the quality of life for local residents. As part of the new Appalachian Downtowns and Destinations […]

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Local Government Entities in OhioSE Region Selected for ARC Program

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently announced 90 local government entities, representing 12 Appalachian states, have been selected to participate in READY Local Governments. One of four tailored tracks under ARC’s capacity-building initiative, READY Appalachia, READY Local Governments is designed to help participants leverage federal funding opportunities and create lasting, positive change in their communities. […]

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OhioSE and JobsOhio Support Small Businesses in Southeast Ohio

Since 2020, 87 companies in Southeast Ohio have utilized the JobsOhio Small Business Grant to fuel business growth, creating 393 jobs and leveraging over $33 million in fixed capital investment across the region. The JobsOhio Small Business Grant was developed to provide additional financial support for qualified projects in designated communities and/or for businesses in trade […]

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Ross County Announces $4.4 Million Investment in Delano Industrial Park Spec Building

Delano Industrial, LLC, JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), Ohio Department of Development, and Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development today announced the development of the Delano Industrial Park Spec Building will be supported by a $910,000 JobsOhio Grant through the Ohio Site Inventory Program. “The new Delano Industrial Park speculative building will come after […]

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Milo’s Whole World Gourmet Grows Impact in Athens County

In July of 2021, Milo’s Whole World Gourmet announced plans to invest over $450,000 to upgrade its Athens County facility and purchase new machinery and production equipment. The investment was supported by a JobsOhio Inclusion Grant of $50,000. Milo’s Whole World Gourmet is a creator and producer of specialty foods based in Athens County, Ohio. […]

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