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Miba Sinter McConnelsville Praises Workforce for Success

McConnelsville Ohio, a town of less than 2,000 situated on the east bank of the Muskingum River, is lucky to have Miba Bearings and Miba Sinter as the area’s largest employer, and Miba is equally fortunate to be located in Morgan County, according to Steve
Krise, Plant Manager. 

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Hocking County in Good Place for Economic Development

LOGAN — Many rural counties across Ohio are losing their workforce to large metropolitan areas like Columbus, but Hocking County may soon be able to reverse that trend.

Joy Davis, executive director of the Hocking County Community Improvement Corporation, said Hocking County has made strides toward becoming an attractive option for…

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A Case for Economic Development in Rural Ohio

by Mike Jacoby, CEcD: APEG President and CEO

For decades now, economic development victories have been too few and far between in much of rural southern and eastern Ohio.  This incredible article from Bloomberg, “Why Do Americans Stay When Their Town…

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