SG Preston to build 120 MMgy renewable diesel plant in Ohio

SG Preston plans to build a 120 MMgy renewable diesel facility in in Lawrence County, Ohio. The SGP South Point facility, expected to be complete in 2017, will cost $400 million and create 100 permanent jobs, the company stated. Pre-engineering studies are slated to begin next month. The technology employed at the renewable diesel manufacturing plant will be […]

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2 companies considering village for new locations

SOUTH POINT — A bio-diesel fuel producer and a healthcare billing and records company have gotten tax credits from Gov. John Kasich’s office. Both operations are eyeing South Point for their location. Kasich’s office announced the tax credits as part of 11 companies statewide planning to invest $131 million in the state. SGP South Point […]

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Kraft could add 300 full-time positions by 2018

COSHOCTON – A possible expansion of Kraft’s local facility would bring 300 manufacturing positions to Coshocton — a turning point for the county that has lost almost half of its manufacturing jobs in the last 14 years. Monday, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 60 percent, 10-year tax credit to Kraft Foods Group Inc. […]

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Locals visit White House to explore rural economic opportunities

Two Athens County development leaders were in Washington D.C. this past week for the announcement of a $10 billion initiative to promote rural economic development. The U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund is designed to grow local economies by increasing access to capital for infrastructure projects and speeding up the process of infrastructure improvements. Appalachian Partnership […]

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Three Rivers Energy To Put $10 Million Into Local Facility

Three Rivers Energy is investing an additional $10 million into its Coshocton facility because of its production being higher than original estimates. Company President Jim Galvin said a new storage bin doubling current corn capacity to 1 million bushels will be completed by October and a new system for production of corn oil is targeted […]

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Kasich Visits Miba Facility In Morgan Co.; JobsOhio Grants $50,000

McCONNELSVILLE-Gov. John Kasich visited Southeast Ohio Thursday to officially announce the expansion of an international company with a base in McConnelsville. Miba Sinter USA, LLC officially opened its new production facilities with an expansion of more than 42,000 square feet, and announced that the expansion will bring in more than 100 new high-tech manufacturing jobs […]

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Tax Break May Mean 55 New Jobs

CHILLICOTHE — The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved a five-year tax incentive for a Washington-based manufacturer that plans to bring more than 50 jobs to Chillicothe. Consolidated Metco, which builds engineered components for the transportation industry, already has manufacturing facilities in Oregon, Tennessee, North Carolina, Mexico and China. The company expects to create 55 full-time […]

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Miba Sinter to Bring 100 New Jobs to Area

MCCONNELSVILLE — During its four years of local production, Miba Sinter USA has been met with so much success, it has doubled the size of its production facility, and expects to create 100 high-paying jobs within the next three years. Miba Sinter, a faction of the Austrian-based Miba Group, produces high-precision automobile parts used in […]

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Utica East Ohio Midstream Plant to Process 1 Billion Cu Ft/Day

KENSINGTON, Ohio – More than 1,700 construction workers built the now operational $900 million Utica East Ohio natural gas processing complex that spans Harrison, Carroll and Columbiana counties. Officials will now expand the plant to process more than 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to address the needs of frackers such as […]

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InSite Evaluation a ‘Great Opportunity’

 A recent visit by InSite Consulting represents, according to Highland County Commissioner Shane Wilkin, a “great opportunity” for the entire county. InSite is a South Carolina company which specializes in economic development, site selection, and real estate services. As a part of a program sponsored by AEP, known as the Community Economic Development Academy (CEDA), […]

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