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‘Forging’ New Gene Therapies

Manufacturing Expansion Planned to Meet Growing Demand By Terry Troy Forge Biologics, a gene therapy-focused contract development and manufacturing organization, is planning an expansion this year to meet the growing demand for its gene therapy manufacturing. The expansion will coincide with an accelerated increase in headcount and expansion of The Hearth facility in Columbus, both […]

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Post To Open New Ohio Manufacturing

Company Plans Will Add 200 Jobs Over Four Years By Terry Troy Post Holdings Inc., a leading consumer packaged goods company, has announced plans to open a new 215,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in West Jefferson in the central part of the State. The project is estimated to cost $86 million and is projected to create 200 […]

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Whirlpool’s Plans Ottawa Expansion

Efforts Will Position Manufacturing Plant as Premium Refrigeration Plant in North America By Terry Troy Whirlpool’s recent announcement that it will invest more than $65 million in its Ottawa manufacturing operations will position the Ohio plant as the company’s Premium Refrigeration Factory in its North American Region. The investment will include an expansion of the […]

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GM Invests in Parma, OH Plant

Automaker Plans to Invest $46 For Manufacturing Upgrades By Terry Troy While all automakers have been taking it on the chin of late, General Motors remains firmly committed to Ohio manufacturing, recently announcing an injection of $46 million to its Parma metal stramping operation. Parma is a suburb of Cleveland. The investment will be used […]

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Manufacturers Expand in Columbus, Cincinnati

Palmer-Donavin and Heartland Steel Products announce investments in Ohio By Terry Troy Two manufacturers, one a manufacturer of custom warehouse solutions, the other a leader in building materials distribution and door fabrication, have announced plans to invest almost $1.5 million to existing operations in Ohio. Heartland Steel is investing $650,000 to expand production capacity at […]


Manufacturing Employment Climbs Upwards

Ohio Continues To Attract Out-of-State Businesses By Terry Troy While there is still much work to be done before manufacturing employment reaches pre-COVID-19 levels, companies continue to locate manufacturing facilities in Ohio. Three separate companies have announced plans to either build or renovate facilities in order to support increase production in the state, according to […]

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Trade Changes Come Online

Which manufacturing sectors will benefit? By Terry Troy While Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia marked the opening of the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) with a visit to Columbus last week, trade associations around the country applauded its eventual impact on manufacturing. It’s pretty much accepted by trade associations like the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) that […]