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ELITE Program Seeks Companies Wanting to Accelerate Growth

The London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE program once again invites companies in Southeast Ohio to participate in its world-class development program to accelerate business growth. The ELITE program is part of the London Stock Exchange Group and has supported hundreds of businesses looking to accelerate their growth, secure new funding, and upskill their management team—all […]

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Proposed $419.5M of CARES Act Funding to Benefit Small Businesses, Bars, and Restaurants

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced last Friday that the administration, in partnership with the General Assembly, is developing a package of more than $419.5 million CARES Act funding to help Ohioans. This package includes funding for small businesses, restaurants and bars, hospitals, higher education, arts, nonprofits, and low-income Ohioans […]

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Gallipolis Company Announces Large Investment to Meet Growing Demand

Patricia Rawlinson Designs LLC of Gallipolis, a manufacturer of stencils and other craft supplies and products, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Gallia County Economic Development, announced today plans to invest $330,000 to meet growing product demand. The investment will allow the company to purchase machinery and equipment to increase manufacturing […]

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Schlabach Wood Design Announces $3.8 Million Expansion, Creation of 57 New Jobs in Coshocton County

Schlabach Wood Design, a custom cabinet and furnishings manufacturer, announced today plans to invest $3.8 million to expand operations of the company’s kitchen and bathroom product lines to meet increased customer demand. The investment will eventually result in the creation of 57 new jobs in Coshocton County. According to Willis Schlabach, President, “We are very […]

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PPE Manufacturing Facility Coming to Jackson, Ohio

A group of entrepreneurs have risen to the nation’s PPE challenge and will help remake the regional economy in the process.   Jackson, Ohio, was once home to a thriving coal and pig iron industries. Today, frozen entrees, bourbon barrels and now the manufacturing of millions of face makes are helping to grow the regional economy. Phoenix […]

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JB-Nets, LLC, Wireless Internet Provider in Gallia County Plans Expansion of Broadband Service

Officials with JB-Nets, LLC, announced plans to expand broadband access in Gallia County, which will provide wireless internet services to an additional 800 businesses and residents in southern Ohio.  The expansion plan by JB-Nets will include the construction of new broadband infrastructure, expansion of their headquarters and creation of three new full-time jobs.  “Along with […]

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Silver Bridge Coffee Company LLC Expanding Facility in Gallia County to Meet Increased Consumer Demand

Silver Bridge Coffee Company, LLC., headquartered in Gallia County, Ohio announced today plans to expand its manufacturing and distribution space to accommodate increasing product demand. The company, a woman-owned and family supported business, imports fine Fair Trade and organic coffee from around the world and sells to major grocery chains, independent grocery stores, coffee shops, […]

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Sarah Arnold Joins OhioSE Team as Director of Marketing and Communications

Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) announced today Sarah Arnold as its new Director of Marketing and Communications, effective Wednesday, September 16. Arnold’s hire follows the departure of Heather Church, who accomplished a great deal for the organization and the OhioSE region during her three-year tenure, including coordination of a region-wide Prosperity Plan initiative in 2019 […]

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