Coshocton brings home bacon with Kraft 300-job expansion

COSHOCTON – Next year, the Coshocton Kraft facility will become the company’s sole bacon manufacturer, a designation that brings with it 300 manufacturing jobs, a $40 million investment and hope for an area that’s seen the loss of almost half of its manufacturing positions since 2000. Coshocton was the perfect place for the Kraft to […]

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GE opens new engine testing facility in Ohio

GE Aviation has opened a new indoor jet engine test facility at its Peebles, Ohio site. GE said the $40 million facility will begin testing production engines by the end of this year. GE90, GEnx , GE9X and LEAP engines will all be tested at the new facility in southeastern Ohio. “Since 2006, GE has […]

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Ormet Auction Is Set

HANNIBAL – Eric J. Spirtas said old pots once used for making aluminum are no longer needed at the Ormet Corp. site, as he plans to auction off virtually everything left in the buildings to make room for “international energy groups.” “We are not naming the names yet,” Spirtas, president of Niagara Worldwide, said Thursday. […]

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160 Jobs Announced In Pike County

Governor John Kasich joined federal, state and local officials in Waverly on Monday to listen to an announcement by Rural King about the opening of a distribution center and retail store that will bring 160 jobs to the area. According to the company, the Pike County-facility plans to open in summer 2015 and service 30 […]

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Rural King brings distribution center to Waverly

WAVERLY – Rural King, a retail chain specializing in farm and home goods, will open a new distribution center and store in Waverly in 2015, bringing up to 160 new jobs to Pike County. Rural King CEO Alex Melvin announced the $12.5 million investment Monday in the 930,000-square-foot warehouse the company will occupy in Pike […]

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Groundbreaking ceremony held for Amanda Manufacturing

LOGAN – A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday at Amanda Mfg. with company representatives and local and state public officials in attendance. Amanda Mfg., a Deshler Group company specializing in metal forming, has been based in Logan for more than 30 years and broke ground on a $5 million expansion project and renovation to its […]

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Company Expanding In Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY, Ohio — An Ohio business with ties to Harrison County is boasting business expansion. Ceramic welding company Fuse Tech Inc., is expanding. There are only about a dozen employees right now, eight of which work out of Harrison County. But soon that number could jump, thanks to a new facility that will be […]

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Road Ready Center to bring 50 jobs

CHILLICOTHE – A Road Ready Center expected to bring 50 jobs to the area will be locating at the corner of Delano Road and Ohio 159, the Economic Development Alliance for Southern Ohio announced Thursday night. The Murphy-Hoffman Co. already has a presence in Ross County but will expand that footprint with construction of a new, […]

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Ten new jobs expected from Tykma space purchase

CHILLICOTHE – A Chillicothe laser marking and etching firm has agreed to buy space inside the Gateway Interchange Industrial Park, county officials say. Andy Tomlinson, president of the Ross County Community Improvement Corp., informed the Ross County commissioners Friday that Tykma Inc. bought a 50,000-square-foot space inside the industrial park for a price of $540,000. The […]

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