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Chillicothe Kenworth Announces Expansion, New Jobs in Ross County

Murphy Hoffman Company, LLC (MHC), also known as Chillicothe Kenworth, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development today announced an investment of over $1.4 million in Ross County, creating 119 new jobs. The expansion is being supported by a tax credit from the Ohio Department of […]

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McWane Ductile Announces $45 Million Dollar Investment, Expansion in Coshocton County

Collaboration among multiple state agencies secures stronghold of ductile iron operation, fortifies Ohio’s market competitiveness McWane Ductile Ohio – among the McWane, Inc. family of companies – today announced a total investment of $45 million in its Coshocton County plant. The investment from McWane has more than doubled since the initial $21.5M collaboration was finalized […]

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Benestar Brands Announces Expansion in Scioto County, Ohio

Benestar Brands, an international food producer and the world’s leading producer of pork snacks, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Scioto County Economic Development, today announced an investment of $2.5 million to expand their current operations in Scioto County. The new manufacturing and distribution facility will be located in the SOAR […]

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $5 Million to Support Athens County Port Authority Building Project

JobsOhio Providing $2.9 Million to Support the Project The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $5 million grant to the Athens County Port Authority to build a 60,000 square-foot facility to house biomedical, biotechnology, and advanced manufacturing companies. JobsOhio has also supported the […]

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James Martin

“I’m originally from London, England, and lived there for 35 years. I have been an entrepreneur since I was 11 years old. I quit school at 16. Going to college and university was never on my radar and I’ve never regretted that. I’m not saying that’s the path that everybody should take, but if you […]

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Atlantic Emergency Solutions Announces $4.7 M Investment in Morgan County

Atlantic Emergency Solutions, a premier provider of best-in-class fire and emergency solutions, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Morgan County Development announced an investment of over $4.7 M to expand their facility in Morgan County.   Headquartered in Manassas, Virginia, Atlantic Emergency Solutions is one of the country’s largest providers of […]

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Snowville Creamery

This is a combined interview with Anna Shields, General Manager, Heather Fuston, Business Development & Marketing Manager, and Victoria Taylor, Owner. “Dairy production on a large scale is a commodity, and we believe that takes so much of the connection out of it. Satisfying a bottom line makes the product about money—not the customer, not […]

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Reliability Inspections LLC Announces Expansion in Meigs County

Reliability Inspections LLC, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and the Meigs County Economic Development Office, today announced an investment of over $145,000 in machinery, equipment, and training, creating three new jobs. Reliability Inspections is a female-owned nondestructive technology/mechanical integrity inspection service provider with certified professional inspectors in multiple disciplines. The company […]

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JOMAC Ltd. Announces Expansion in Carroll County

JOMAC Ltd, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Carroll County Economic Development, today announced an investment of over $290,000 to expand their services and create six new jobs in Carroll County, Ohio. Established in 1998, JOMAC Ltd. Is an Ohio-based company that designs, manufactures, and constructs aluminum truck bodies and cranes […]

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Rich-Joseph Facun

“My family and I had just moved from the south into a very rural area of Millfield, a former coal mining town in the Appalachian foothills of southeastern Ohio. I’m indigenous Mexican and Filipino, and at the time, racial tension in the country was increasing — especially towards Mexicans. As I watched everything transpire in […]

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