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Barrels rolling at Speyside Plant

The Telegram

New wooden barrels are rolling off the assembly line in large numbers at the Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Plant in Jackson and it appears this is only the beginning of a very positive economic development story for the local area.

The new plant, which is located in the same building as the…

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Return of Athens Mold & Machine is celebrated

The Athens Messenger

The return of Athens Mold and Machine to the city was celebrated Thursday at the plant by company officials and the public and private entities that helped bring it about.

“Today is truly a rising tide day,” said Mayor Steve Patterson. “It’s not only a rising tide, it’s a…

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Middleport celebrates $3.2M investment in Imperial Electric

Pleasant Point Register

MIDDLEPORT — Questions arose as to the value of investing in an outdated plant in southeastern Ohio after Nidec Corp. of Japan acquired Akron-based Imperial Electric Co. in 2012.

The Middleport facility needed state-of-the-art equipment and improvements to play a key role in the expanding elevator industry.

After careful consideration of factors…

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