Gerber & Sons, Inc.  Expanding in Holmes County

Gerber & Sons, Inc., in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Holmes County Economic Development Council, today announced it has committed to investing $26.3 million to redevelop an unused industrial property in the Holmes County section of Baltic. Established in 1905 and now with the fifth generation of family leadership, Gerber […]

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Opportunity Appalachia Investor Convening to Showcase 33 High-Impact Projects Anticipated to Create 3,000 Jobs

Opportunity Appalachia, a project of Appalachian Community Capital, is hosting a virtual investor convening on May 31 – June 1, 2023. Registration is open for investors, funders, project developers, business owners, elected officials, economic development professionals, community members, and others at www.OAConvening.org. Opportunity Appalachia brings new investment to underserved Central Appalachian communities, creating new jobs […]

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River City Leather Inc. Growing Its Gallia County Operations

River City Leather Inc., in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), Gallia County Economic Development, and the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College, today announced it is investing $147,800 in its Gallipolis (Gallia County) facility. Founded in 2011, River City Leather is a family-owned business that manufactures leather goods products […]

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1 Global Service LLC Expanding Adams County Facility

1 Global Service LLC, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Adams County Economic and Community Development Department, today announced it is investing $1.5 million to expand its facility in Winchester (Adams County). Founded in 1999 in Adams County, 1 Global Service provides manufacturing, engineering, and design services to its customers, […]

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OhioSE Announces Recognition of 2023 Economic Development Week

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) marks the week of May 8 to May 12, 2023, as the next Economic Development Week. During this week, communities across North America will celebrate and recognize the contributions made by professional economic developers to create more economically vibrant and livable communities. Created in 2016 by International Economic Development Council […]

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JSW Steel USA Plans to Invest at Least $119.4 Million to Bring New Jobs and Technology to Jefferson County Plant

JSW Steel USA (JSW) plans to create 26 new jobs and invest at least $119.4 million at its Mingo Junction steel plant for upgrades to better serve growing markets in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors, company, federal, state, and local officials announced today. “JSW Steel’s continued investment in Mingo Junction demonstrates the company’s confidence […]

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Hillsboro Announces $1M Investment in Downtown Project

A downtown Hillsboro revitalization project, designed to foster small business and economic development growth, is a step closer to reality. The Hillsboro Business Complex, LLC in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the city of Hillsboro, today announced a $1,038,000 investment to redevelop three adjacent buildings in the historic section of downtown […]

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PureCycle’s Flagship Polypropylene Purification Plant Reaches Mechanical Completion

PureCycle Technologies, Inc. announced it has reached mechanical completion of its first polypropylene purification plant in Ironton, Ohio. PureCycle Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCT), today, announced it has reached mechanical completion of its first polypropylene (“PP”) purification plant in Ironton, OH (the “Ironton Facility”), and submitted documentation to Leidos Engineering, LLC (“Leidos”), the site’s independent construction […]

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JobsOhio Inclusion Grants Support Local, Small Businesses

Southeastern Ohio businesses were given a powerful new tool that is paying dividends across our region thanks to JobsOhio. JobsOhio, Ohio’s private economic development corporation, rolled out the Inclusion Grant program in 2020 to help existing Ohio businesses invest in and grow their operations. Through the program, scores of locally-owned small businesses in Appalachia have […]

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Lightship Foundation Hosting Bootcamp in Athens

Lightship Foundation unveiled plans to expand its Lightship Bootcamp program by hosting six three-day boot camps throughout Ohio in 2023 to provide mentorship, specialized curriculum, and networking for underrepresented entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses within the state. Lightship has scheduled a boot camp for April 25-27 in Athens, Ohio, for entrepreneurs and innovators in […]

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