Marathon completes acquisition of rival Andeavor

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Marathon completes acquisition of rival Andeavor OCT 3, 2018   FINDLAY — Marathon Petroleum Corp. said its $23.3 billion five-month effort to acquire Texas-based rival Andeavor is complete, making the Findlay-based refining and marketing company the largest U.S. oil refiner by capacity. The deal was completed Monday, a week after shareholders of both firms agreed… Read more »

Why ‘micropolitan’ cities may be the key to rural resurgence

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While the nation’s diverse rural areas, which cover roughly 90 percent of the U.S. and provide a home for about 60 million Americans, are often dynamic and inviting, many have recently faced economic headwinds. Huge social shifts, like aging populations, declining manufacturing activity, and the clustering of tech and service jobs in cities, have left less-dense… Read more »

Findlay named Top Micropolitan Community for fourth consecutive year

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Tuesday, March 6th 2018, 5:03 pm EST Tuesday, March 6th 2018, 5:22 pm EST By Jonathan Monk FINDLAY, OH (WTOL) – If they were a sports franchise, they would be considered a dynasty at this point. The city of Findlay has been ranked as the Top Micropolitan Community in the country for economic development. “It’s kind of… Read more »

Fourth Consecutive Top Micropolitan

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Findlay Ranked Top Micropolitan Community in the U.S. Fourth Year in a Row Local Economic Development Projects top the national chart at 21 projects in 2017 (FINDLAY, OH, March 5, 2018)— For the fourth consecutive year, Findlay, Ohio has been ranked the top micropolitan community in the U.S. for new and expanding facilities by Site… Read more »

Brake company expanding in Findlay

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FINDLAY, Ohio (13abc Action News) – New technology and a new multi-million dollar plant are coming to Findlay. Sometimes, the best way to move forward and grow your economy is to let businesses that are already here, do that for you.Tuesday, a groundbreaking for a massive plant to build brakes for the new wave of automobiles…. Read more »

Third Consecutive Top Micropolitan

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Findlay Auto Parts Maker to Add Jobs

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Auto parts maker Mitec will add 80 jobs at its Findlay plant over the next two to three years, Tim Hall, Mitec North America president, said Tuesday. The job additions will bring total employment to 200 at the plant, which is housed in the former Findlay Industries building at 4000 Fostoria Ave. The German-based company… Read more »

German Politicians Tour Findlay Mitech Plant

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Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) – Some potential international investors toured the Findlay-area Tuesday after hearing that the city has been a top economic developer in the country. A large contingent of high-level politicians and legislators from the German state of Thuringia visited Mitec Powertrain in Findlay to see… Read more »

Mitec Automotive Poised for Future Growth in Findlay

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German officials and the founder of Mitec Automotive met with Findlay leaders Tuesday. Minister President Bodo Ramelow and founder Christoph Militzer toured the company’s facility on Fostoria Avenue. While in town, company officials talked about possible growth in Findlay…   Tim Hall is the president of Mitec’s North American Operations. He says one of those… Read more »