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Major Northwest Ohio Employer Announces Significant Investment to the Region

One of Northwest Ohio’s major employers recently announced a significant investment bringing new jobs and production to the region. Menard, Inc., a leading home improvement center, has begun construction of a new facility at its Williams County location. The company will invest $28 million to build a production line to manufacture interior and exterior pre-hung [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

RGP’s International Take Off

With strong support from JobsOhio, local economic development partners and a committed private sector, the Regional Growth Partnership’s international development efforts continue to generate positive returns. Second-quarter activity with the RGP’s international arm has helped develop a pipeline which carries the potential of 7,000 new jobs for this region and billions in capital investment. “The [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

Marketing Northwest Ohio’s Certified Sites

As the lead marketing arm for Northwest Ohio, the Regional Growth Partnership has been engaged with a proactive campaign selling and promoting five certified sites for the food/beverage industry. The latest tool to support these marketing efforts is the development and launch of a microsite focused on the enhanced assets of these sites, which includes [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

Q2 Metrics Show Regional Surge

Businesses invested more than $110 million into Northwest Ohio operations in the second quarter of 2017, continuing an upward trajectory for the region. These companies added 522 new jobs during that same period. “The RGP and our regional partners have aggressively marketed and communicated the key business advantages of Northwest Ohio to our target audiences,” [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

Leading Edge with Jerry Anderson

The Regional Growth Partnership has just seen three years of record growth and president Dean Monske joins Jerry to explain why development efforts are going so well for his privately-funded organization (and that's one of the keys to its success). Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

By | July 7th, 2017|

Van Wert Site Officially Certified for Development, Targeting Food/Beverage Industry

VAN WERT, Ohio – To further capitalize on the existing assets which have made this region a leading location for the food processing industry, Van Wert finalized the certification process of a major site, designating it as shovel ready for new development. The completion of this arduous certification process was recognized Friday during an awards [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|

Wyandot County Firm Expanding, Adding New Jobs and Investment

A Wyandot County manufacturer has announced expansion plans that will bring new jobs and investment to the Northwest Ohio community. Creative Plastic Concepts (CPC) will add 25 new jobs to support its growing operations. Located in the village of Sycamore, the company will invest $3.7 million for expansion of the facility and the acquisition of [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|