The Energy Challenge – FREE WEBINAR

Energy costs are a top company expense and reducing energy costs happens through negotiating power rates and implementing energy efficiency measures. However, addressing the cost of energy is a complex process. Negotiating with utility companies on your own is a risky venture, and the state government provides an important array of loans and tax credits […]

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JobsOhio president visits OU

According to John Minor, president and chief investment officer of JobsOhio, Ohio University’s integrated efforts toward economic development align well with the approach of JobsOhio. On March 20, Minor and John Molinaro, president of the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, visited Ohio University’s Athens campus, meeting with President Roderick J. McDavis, Steven Golding, vice president […]

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Economic Development Academy Shares Insider Perspective

Nelsonville – How to attract new industry was the topic of a recent one-day seminar attended by more than 50 economic development professionals from Appalachian Ohio.  A team of site consultants who work nationwide with dozens of companies each year to locate new businesses and industries provided their perspective of what it takes to compete […]

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Agriculture Under Secretary Announces Grant to Benefit Ohio Food Hub

NELSONVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2014 – Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Doug O’Brien visited Athens County, Ohio, today to announce a grant award of more than $198,000 to help Rural Action and the Southeast Ohio Food Hub Network expand the distribution of locally grown foods. VIEW FULL PDF Here. For more information, contact:  Heather Hartley, USDA Ohio […]

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New Wayne Manufacturing Expands to South Zanesville

ZANESVILLE — New Wayne Manufacturing, a company based in Duncan Falls focusing on commercial and industrial steel fabrication, will soon expand to the village of South Zanesville in its mission to modernize the business, adding four jobs along the way. Chief Finance Officer Mike Paul said the business needs to build a new manufacturing building as there is none around […]

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Miba to Strengthen Operations in Morgan County

PRESS RELEASE At a recent Ohio Tax Authority meeting, Miba Energy Holding, LLC, was approved for a Job Creation Tax Credit based on the company’s commitment to establish a service center in North America that will house back office support (accounting, IT and purchasing) for all its American business units. The service center will be […]

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Ridge Corp. expands locally – move expected to bring 40-50 jobs to area

FRAZEYSBURG — Ridge Corp. has moved to a new Frazeysburg location, which will bring 40 to 50 skilled jobs into the area. The corporation, which produces lining systems for the trailer and truck industry, purchased an old Longaberger building on15.54 acres of land along Raiders Road for $1.4 million to expand its manufacturing endeavors. The deal […]

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Ormet Is Looking to Sell Smelter

HANNIBAL – Several months after shuttering its local plant and almost one full year since it filed for bankruptcy, Ormet Corp. has announced the smelter plant and surrounding property – including land on which natural gas currently is being produced – is up for sale. The company, in noting the plant’s assets for a potential […]

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