Findlay’s Centrex Plastics will expand, add 30-100 employees

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FINDLAY, Ohio, October 9, 2015 – Centrex Plastics, which makes containers, will be adding 30 to 100 workers by February, along with a planned 60,000-square-foot warehouse addition at 920 W. Lima St., owner Terry Reinhart said Thursday. Centrex, at 814 W. Lima St., currently employs 153 in Findlay. The employees to be added will include… Read more »

Nissin Brake Ohio, Inc. announces joint venture company with Autoliv Inc.

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FINDLAY, Ohio, September 9, 2015 – The parent company of Nissin Brake Ohio, Inc. (NBO), Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. (NK) and Autoliv Inc. (ALV) have announced the establishment of a joint venture (JV) company, Autoliv Nissin Brake Systems (ANBS). ANBS shares will be split 51% ALV and 49% NK and headquarters will be in Ueda… Read more »

Penske to bring trucking jobs to Findlay

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FINDLAY, Ohio, August 13, 2015 – Twenty five trucking jobs will be coming to Findlay soon, and possibly 75 within a year, as Penske Logistics sets up operations on Findlay’s northern end. A $1.5 million, 9,775-square-foot building, to be on the east side of Distribution Drive just north of Hancock County 212, will be built… Read more »

Findlay Again Ranked Top Micropolitan Community in the U.S. in 2015

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Contact: Anthony P. Iriti                                                                                                                    Director Findlay•Hancock County Economic Development 419.348.1922 airiti@FindlayHancockED.com     Findlay Again Ranked Top Micropolitan Community in the U.S. in 2015 Local Economic Development Projects top the national chart at 26 projects in 2015   (FINDLAY, OH, March 1, 2016)— For the second consecutive year, Findlay, Ohio has been… Read more »

Whirlpool to invest $40.6 million in Findlay

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FINDLAY — Whirlpool Corp. said Thursday it will spend $40.6 million to expand its dishwasher manufacturing plant in Findlay and add 50 jobs. The expansion of 86,400 square feet will increase assembly capacity and material space to boost production to meet rising consumer demand for its products, said the appliance maker, which is based in… Read more »

Findlay Factory Wins State Tax Credit

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FINDLAY, Ohio – Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies today won an eight-year, 45 percent state tax credit on 25 jobs it plans to add at its automotive parts factory. The credit, approved by the State Tax Credit Authority, will apply to the company’s payroll tax. The company, which employs 148, has through 2018 to add the jobs… Read more »

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 »