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Belgium Manufacturer Chooses Lima as Entry Point into U.S. Marketplace

deSter Corporation recently announced plans for a new manufacturing facility in Allen County. The company is expected to create at least 70 new positions with an investment in excess of $5 million. According to officials, deSter was attracted to the Northwest Ohio region because of its strong agricultural industry. One of the company’s larger customers, [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|

Northwest Ohio Manufacturing Company Continues Expanding with $15 Million Investment

A major manufacturing company in Northwest Ohio has announced significant expansion plans for its Williams County-facility. 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics stated its intention to double production capacity through a $15.5 million investment which is expected to create at least 100 new jobs. The company will construct a 140,000 square-foot plant to go alongside its existing [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|

300+ New Jobs Coming to Northwest Ohio

Three new projects in Northwest Ohio are expected to create more than 300 new jobs with investments exceeding $650 million. Apio, Inc., an industry leading producer of fresh-cut vegetables, will invest $28 million for a new cold storage facility at its plant in Bowling Green. This expansion project will create 150 new jobs.  Cliffs Natural [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|

British firm chooses BG for its plant in the states

A British company has chosen Bowling Green as the site for its first plant in the U.S.   Mineral Insulated Cable Company is leasing a portion of the former Lear plant at the corner of Fairview and Van Camp Roads on the northern edge of Bowling Green. MICC, a world leader in the manufacturing of [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|

A New Look at the RGP

As a sales and marketing organization, the RGP’s primary mission is attracting new investment and jobs into Northwest Ohio. At the same time, it understands the value in branding, particularly as it relates to the organization. In 2016, the RGP determined the need to better identify itself in communicating and marketing to key target audiences, mainly [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|

Economic Growth Continues in NW Ohio

Led by a handful of major attraction projects bringing new companies, jobs and investment to our region, Northwest Ohio capped an exciting and extraordinary year in further advancing our economic vitality. At its recent annual meeting, the Regional Growth Partnership provided highlights from 2016 which proved to be the third straight record year for the region [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|

Upswing in Activity across Region

RGP President and CEO Dean Monske recently appeared on 13 abc’s Conklin & Company touting 2016 as a record year for economic development activity in Northwest Ohio. That success is not limited to this part of the state. JobsOhio, the private economic development group leading efforts across Ohio, reported more than 20,000 new jobs in [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|