Findlay Hancock Ranked Top Micropolitan ED Group in U.S.

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FINDLAY, OHIO – Site Selection magazine has named Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development as one of the top 20 micropolitan economic development groups. The magazine ranked local economic development groups across the United States according to four categories, including: new jobs, new jobs per 10,000 residents, new investment amount, and new investment per 10,000 residents. Findlay… Read more »

Findlay Plant Saved by Valgroup

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FINDLAY, OHIO – Last September, it was announced that a Findlay plant was in danger of closing. Since then things have turned around for the plant and Friday the company’s new owners held a special ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the re-launch of production. Local and state officials welcomed the owning family of Valgroup, who… Read more »

Findlay Production Plant Creating Jobs

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) – The city of Findlay was on the brink of losing a major production plant, and the 55 jobs that it employed until another company decided to buy it out.Last September, the plant, formerly known as the Dow Chemical Company, announced they were ready to shut down operations. That’s when… Read more »

Hancock County City Becomes Major Hub of Region’s Economic Activity

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FINDLAY, OHIO — A Fortune 25 company headquarters right on Main Street, a cluster of foreign manufacturers,a booming restaurant industry, and a new research and development center staffed with scientists and engineers from around the world. Those are not things you’d expect to find in a city of 41,000 people, especially one surrounded by corn… Read more »

Findlay Celebrates Business Ranking

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Findlay’s No. 1 ranking for business growth in 2014 was celebrated Thursday by business and state and local government leaders and an editor of the international magazine which did the rankings. Findlay and Hancock County’s quality of life will benefit for years because of jobs added and businesses expanded, said Adam Bruns, Site Selection Magazine… Read more »

Findlay Ranked Top Micropolitan Community in the U.S. in 2014

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Local Economic Development Projects top the national chart at 20 projects in 2014   (FINDLAY, OH, March 2, 2015)— Findlay, Ohio has been ranked the top micropolitan community in the U.S. for new and expanding facilities for 2014 by Site Selection magazine, the official publication of the Global FDI Association and the Industrial Asset Management… Read more »

Ball Corp. and Whirlpool to use Wind Energy at Findlay Factories

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    FINDLAY, OHIO – A Findlay wind energy company will build five wind turbines this year, totaling $18 million, to help power Ball Corporation and Whirlpool Corporation’s Findlay plants. One Energy will build the turbines on 70 acres it has bought north of Ball Corp., east of Whirlpool and south of Allen Township 215,… Read more »

McLane Recruitment Detailed

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  FINDLAY, OHIO – Economic development officials detailed a success story Wednesday, outlining to Kiwanis Club members how McLane Co., a grocery distributor, decided to construct a $38 million, 337,831-square-foot grocery distribution center on Findlay’s north side. The company, headquartered in Temple, Texas, is building the distribution center on Hancock County 212, across from Lowe’s… Read more »

Big Parking Garage: plans approved

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  FINDLAY, OHIO – Marathon Petroleum Corp. in April will begin construction of a second parking garage in downtown Findlay, this one off of Lincoln Street. Plans for the five-story, 1,200-parking-space garage were approved Thursday by the Findlay City Planning Commission. Construction will start after a Marathon parking garage on the southeast corner of Sandusky… Read more »

Economic Development for Findlay Hancock County in 2015 Promising

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                 FINDLAY, OHIO – 2014 was a big year for economic development in Findlay with both Marathon Petroleum and Cooper Tire announcing expansions at headquarters, as well as the creation of Tall Timbers West Industrial Park.   Tim Mayle is the assistance director of Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development. He said they were able… Read more »