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Dr. Glenda Bumgarner Named as New President & CEO of Appalachian Partnership, Inc.

The Appalachian Partnership, Inc. (API), parent organization of OhioSE, today announced Dr. Glenda Bumgarner as its new President and CEO. Bumgarner currently serves as JobsOhio’s Senior Director of Engagement and joins the API team effective Aug. 31. She replaces John Molinaro, who is retiring and has served as API’s president and CEO since 2012. A formal […]

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General Mills Announces Partnership with JobsOhio and OhioSE to Create Jobs and Improve Operations at its Wellston Manufacturing Facility

General Mills, a leading global food company and one of southeastern Ohio’s largest employers, announced a new project in partnership with JobsOhio and Ohio Southeast (OhioSE) that will expand their operations and bring more job opportunities to the Wellston area.   The General Mills Wellston manufacturing facility specializes in making pizza snacks for its Totino’s brand and […]

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OhioSE Partners with JobsOhio to Distribute PPE Toolkits to Regional Small Businesses

Beginning the week of July 20, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), the JobsOhio Network Partner for southern, eastern, and southeastern Ohio, will begin distributing PPE Safety Toolkits, donated by JobsOhio, to assist small businesses throughout the region. The PPE Safety Toolkits will provide small businesses in southeastern and southern Ohio with the PPE resources to stay protected and operate within the […]

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Crozier Welding, LLC Plans $2.5 Million Investment; Creation of 15 New Jobs in Coshocton

Crozier Welding, LLC., a significant supplier of equipment to the oil and gas industry, today announced a move to a new facility, the former Brydet building in Coshocton to improve logistical efficiencies and allow for company expansion. Crozier plans on investing $2.5 million in the new facility. JobsOhio, OhioSE and the Coshocton Port Authority worked […]

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General Fasteners Locates in Southern Ohio to Further Build out Industry Supply Chain

General Fasteners, a supplier for heavy truck, automotive, military, industrial and medical industries, is locating a distribution center outside of Chillicothe in Ross County, where it will create will create 14 well-paying jobs. General Fasteners’ investment further builds-out the automotive supply chain in the Ohio Southeast region. The company is locating in the recently completed Nier […]

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ALTIVIA Continues to Invest in Southern Ohio Facility; Location Cited as Key Factor

ALTIVIA Petrochemicals, LLC, a chemical manufacturer of phenol and acetone, continues to invest in upgrades of their Haverhill, Ohio operation. These types of investments support and help retain 137 positions and potentially allow the facility to incrementally add high-wage positions in Scioto County. The company will invest in excess of $5-million to increase process and […]

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$10M Awarded to Appalachian Growth Capital to Help Small Businesses in Appalachian Ohio

Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the Ohio Development Services Agency (Development) will release $10 million to Appalachian Growth Capital (AGC), a Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Nelsonville, Ohio, to create a low-interest loan program to help small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in Ohio’s 32 Appalachian counties. “Our […]

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Q2 2020 Prosperity Plan Update

COVID may have slowed a lot of things down but work on our Regional Economic Prosperity Plan continues. With representatives across the region working on thirteen categories of tasks, we remain committed to the prosperity of the twenty-five counties in the OhioSE region. Below is an overview from the Q2 Team Lead Call that updates […]

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Ohio Southeast Adds New Team Members to Address Needs Throughout Region

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) announced today two new team members. The OhioSE lean team of nine grows to eleven, allowing the organization to proactively work with the counties they serve to help them plan for future growth and support economic development opportunities.  OhioSE is the ‘boots on the ground’ network partner of JobsOhio covering […]

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