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 »

TH Plastics warehouse to be built in 2015

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FINDLAY, OHIO – Construction of a 71,400-square-foot warehouse, employing 19, is planned to be complete by late 2015 or early 2016 in Westfield Business Park, west of Interstate 75. The TH Plastics warehouse would serve the nearby TH Plastics factory, which makes appliance and car moldings at 101 Bentley Court in the business park. It… Read more »

Rowmark Expands Operations with New Manufacturing Facility

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FINDLAY, OHIO – Rowmark announces that it will expand its operations with the construction of a state-of-the-art 78,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility, as the NEW headquarters for its engravable sheet division business. This expansion is a result of Rowmark’s continued, fast-paced growth and increasing capacity as the leading manufacturer of highly engineered extruded plastic sheet… Read more »

Freudenberg-NOK’s Ohio facility named Best Plants finalist

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FINDLAY, OHIO—Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies’ fluid power automotive lead center in Findlay has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants competition, which the firm said recognizes the best manufacturing facilities in North America. Freudenberg said its Findlay plant is a lean benchmark among its 23 facilities operating in the Americas. The plant… Read more »

Findlay Project given $325,000 in Tax Credits State Award to Help Restore 2 Historic Buildings

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FINDLAY, OHIO – A downtown Findlay redevelopment plan will receive $325,000 in state historic preservation tax credits, the only northwest Ohio project to receive the boost in this award cycle. Buildings near the Hancock County Courthouse will be transformed into a mixed-use project to include commercial office space and six apartments, according to the Ohio… Read more »

Cooper Tire plans Findlay technical center $35.5 million facility to centralize company research, development

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FINDLAY, OHIO – A soon-to-be-developed technical center in Findlay will centralize Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s top-level research and development and eventually influence products made the world over. The company plans to spend $35.5 million to develop the site, which is on the campus of Cooper’s global headquarters. The idea, officials say, is to have… Read more »

McLane Co. Plans 425 New Jobs in Findlay Distribution Facility to be Built for $119M

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FINDLAY, OHIO – The McLane Co. Inc., a wholesale grocery products distributor, said on Tuesday that it plans to build a $119 million distribution facility in Findlay that will create an estimated 425 full-time jobs. McLane, a $44 billion firm that supplies convenience stores, mass merchandisers, drug stores, and chain restaurants, plans to construct a… Read more »