Locals visit White House to explore rural economic opportunities

Two Athens County development leaders were in Washington D.C. this past week for the announcement of a $10 billion initiative to promote rural economic development. The U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund is designed to grow local economies by increasing access to capital for infrastructure projects and speeding up the process of infrastructure improvements. Appalachian Partnership […]

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Three Rivers Energy To Put $10 Million Into Local Facility

Three Rivers Energy is investing an additional $10 million into its Coshocton facility because of its production being higher than original estimates. Company President Jim Galvin said a new storage bin doubling current corn capacity to 1 million bushels will be completed by October and a new system for production of corn oil is targeted […]

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Kasich Visits Miba Facility In Morgan Co.; JobsOhio Grants $50,000

McCONNELSVILLE-Gov. John Kasich visited Southeast Ohio Thursday to officially announce the expansion of an international company with a base in McConnelsville. Miba Sinter USA, LLC officially opened its new production facilities with an expansion of more than 42,000 square feet, and announced that the expansion will bring in more than 100 new high-tech manufacturing jobs […]

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Tax Break May Mean 55 New Jobs

CHILLICOTHE — The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved a five-year tax incentive for a Washington-based manufacturer that plans to bring more than 50 jobs to Chillicothe. Consolidated Metco, which builds engineered components for the transportation industry, already has manufacturing facilities in Oregon, Tennessee, North Carolina, Mexico and China. The company expects to create 55 full-time […]

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Miba Sinter to Bring 100 New Jobs to Area

MCCONNELSVILLE — During its four years of local production, Miba Sinter USA has been met with so much success, it has doubled the size of its production facility, and expects to create 100 high-paying jobs within the next three years. Miba Sinter, a faction of the Austrian-based Miba Group, produces high-precision automobile parts used in […]

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