Governor DeWine Announces Proposal for Historic Investment in Appalachian Ohio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced details of their proposal to make a long-overdue, comprehensive investment in the Appalachian region of Ohio. The $500 million investment would support local initiatives to revitalize downtown districts, enhance quality of life, and help rebuild the economies of Ohio’s 32 Appalachian counties.  “The story […]

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New Business Park in Noble County Announces $4.8 Million Investment

Noble County and Crock Construction, in partnership with JobsOhio and Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), today announced an investment of over $4.8 million to develop an industrial park one mile east of I-77 near Caldwell, Ohio, designed to attract logistics, light manufacturing, and oil and gas support industries in the region. The project includes the […]

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Quarter of a Million Dollar Leap into Regenerative Agriculture to Happen This Earth Day

This Earth Day, Kocher Foods International, takes a huge leap into the battle against climate change, by opening Regenerative Mills, a $250,000 flour mill, in an effort to drive market expansion of regenerative agriculture. Regenerative agriculture is an environmentally friendly growing practice that leads to increased soil fertility, increased water retention and lower carbon emissions, […]

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W.Britain Toys Announces Expansion of their Chillicothe Operations

On the Mantle, LLC dba W.Britain Toys in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development today announced an investment of over $226,000 to add manufacturing capabilities to the company’s operations in Chillicothe, OH, creating eight new jobs. “Like most businesses in this country, the unforeseen complications of […]

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Four Southeast Ohio Communities Chosen for Prepared Communities Program

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), in partnership with Bricker and Eckler LLP, today announced four communities in Southeast Ohio have been selected to participate in the Prepared Communities Program. Participating communities include Chillicothe in Ross County, Logan in Hocking County, Ironton in Lawrence County, and Athens in Athens County. Facilitated by  Bricker and Eckler LLP, […]

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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 their Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 9th, at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center, sharing the impact made across Southeast Ohio in 2021 and celebrating the accomplishments of local economic development partners and regional businesses. API serves as the […]

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Shirley K’s Growing its Manufacturing Operation in Muskingum County

Shirley K’s, LLC, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority, today announced it is investing $65,000 in its machinery and equipment to support growth into new markets. Renée Coll and Rob Zachrich bought Shirley K’s in 2020. The business had been focused on manufacturing thermoformed plastic storage […]

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Opportunity Appalachia Accepting Applications

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Opportunity Appalachia hosted a webinar on Friday, February 25 to launch a second, expanded phase of Opportunity Appalachia. As the lead partner in Ohio, OhioSE invites all interested community and economic development leaders, local elected officials, developers, and business owners to learn about the opportunity to obtain technical assistance […]

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Daniels Industrial Services Expanding at New Location in Muskingum County

Daniels Industrial Services,in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority, today announced it is investing more than $2.2 million for a new facility and operating equipment in Falls Township in Muskingum County. Established in 2014, Daniels Industrial Services is an industrial mechanical contractor. Services include machining, fabricating, welding, […]

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