A company headquartered in Singapore, Giti Tire, recently announced that it is locating a new facility in the Etna Corporate Park. They will occupy 265,000 sq ft and will create 25 new jobs. Full story can be read here.
Chromocare, a company occupying clean room space at the Newark-Heath-Licking County Port Authority, will begin genetic testing and will expand into three additional clean rooms. See full article here.
Mid-Ohio Development Corporation announced that Sunfield, Inc. will be expanding its current operations in Licking County. The company has signed a five year lease for an additional 64,000 sqft at the Mid Ohio Industrial Park.ÂÂ They will be located at 2041 James Parkway in Heath, Ohio. "Sunfield is experiencing growth and is excited to be expanding [...]
Southgate Corporation recently announced that two new companies, both auto suppliers, will be locating in Licking County within a year. Collectively the two new companies will employee 80 people. The Hebron building will be a research and development facility and the Heath building will be home to a German company, which will manufacture auto parts. [...]
At the Annual Investor Breakfast, Grow Licking County CIC released their 2012-2013 Annual Report which contained information on its activities and results of the organization. ÂÂÂÂ A key indicator of success were the 8 new investment projects, resulting in over $100 million dollars in investment, 900 new jobs being created and over 600 jobs retained in [...]
Screen Machine Industries recently announced a merger with Crane Group, a privately held company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. “We’re excited about this investment,” Tanny Crane said. “It provides Crane Group with an opportunity to diversify our portfolio while investing in a strong, well-respected central Ohio company ad in the Licking County economy.” Read the full [...]
The June report from the Bureau of Employment Statistics showed record number of people employed in Licking County, reporting a labor force of 87,300. You can read the entire story here. Below is a comparison created by Dan Evers, Economic Devlopment Director for Grow Licking County and the Licking County Chamber of Commerce.
At the June 17, 2014 meeting of Workenomics, the strategy of being the #1 Manufacturing Workforce in Central Ohio was affirmed with the adoption of projects and strategies to make this goal a reality. Three key elements were adopted: Talent Retention Program, Manufacturing Careers Campaign and Modern Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program. For the next year, Workenomics [...]
June 17, 2014 Heath German Xperion company announces an agreement with 3M. This could mean additional workload for the Heath plant. Full story here.
Workenomics has just released its fourth case study validating, once again, why Licking County is THE place to do business. Case Study: Economic Innovation in Licking County, Ohio focuses on the many examples of how businesses in Licking County have been innovative throughout the years. Most recently, Bayer, Acuity and Boeing opened up product development centers. This [...]