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Athens County Port Authority Holds Groundbreaking Event for Building Project

The Athens County Port Authority hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, September 9, for its speculative building project at the Bill Theisen Industrial Park and celebrated the $5 million grant award from the Economic Development Administration (EDA). The building will be 60,000 SF, expandable up to 120,000 SF, and will house light manufacturing and biotech […]

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Natalie and Justin Brown

“MPR Supply Chain is located in Bellaire at Ohio River Mile Marker 92.5. This one hasn’t been named yet, although it’s a highly trafficked area. We’re not the only game in town, there’s a lot of waterway transportation, and there is quite a bit of a coal industry still in the area, too. Natalie is […]

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General Mills Announces Investment of $100 Million in Wellston Facility

General Mills, a leading global food company and one of southeastern Ohio’s largest employers, today announced a new project in partnership with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), Ohio Department of Development, and the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership (JCEDP) that will expand their operations in Wellston, Ohio, creating 30 new jobs. The General Mills’ […]

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First Turn Trucking and Trinity Salvage Announce Expansion in Adams County

First Turn Trucking and Trinity Salvage, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), Adams County Economic & Community Development, today announced an investment of $210,000 to add a new warehouse and transloading yard in West Union, creating five new jobs. First Turn Trucking is an over-the-road trucking company that specializes in flatbed loads […]

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Plibrico Company Explores Location Options, Elects to Stay in Southern Ohio

After conducting a multi-state search, the Plibrico Company will keep its U.S. production in Southeastern Ohio. The announcement was made today by company officials in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Jackson County Economic Development Partnership. The company has reaffirmed its commitment to the region, creating 4 new jobs and retaining […]

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ACI Services, Inc. Announces Expansion in Guernsey County

ACI Services, Inc., in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Cambridge-Guernsey County CIC, today announced an investment of over $300,000 in facility upgrades and equipment in Cambridge, Ohio, creating three new jobs. Established in 1960 as Yorde Machine Products, ACI Services, Inc. is an Ohio-based, veteran-owned company that engineers and designs […]

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Paul Miller

“Bellisio Foods was founded by a gentleman by the name of Jeno Paulucci in 1990. His family immigrated here from Italy and he was raised in Duluth, Minnesota. In 1932, he started a grocery store out of his home, selling his mom’s meals. She was known for her cooking skills…real Italian food! As the years […]

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Glockner Chevrolet Company to Relocate Corporate Offices to City of Portsmouth

Glockner Chevrolet Company, Ohio’s oldest Chevrolet Dealership, in coordination with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Scioto County Economic Development, today announced plans to relocate its corporate offices into the City of Portsmouth. The Glockner family plans to invest $1.3 million to rehab a former carpet store to create more jobs and payroll in […]

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Bunker Hill Cheese Company Announces Expansion

Bunker Hill Cheese Company, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and The Holmes County Economic Development Council, today announced an investment of $104,000 in their Holmes County facility, creating ten new jobs. A family-owned Ohio company, Bunker Hill Cheese Company operates a cheese product manufacturing facility and retail outlet in Holmes County, […]

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Stacy Strauss

“Our goal with the Innovation Center at Ohio University is to help startup companies break down the barriers that would impede their launch and growth. The Center started in 1983. The University’s president at the time and another leader realized they needed to leverage the resources we have here to benefit the regional economy. They […]

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