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2018 Business Development Highlights

2018 was a strong year for business development, thanks to collaborations with our counties, JobsOhio and many other partners necessary to economic development work.

APEG business development metrics* were considerably higher than the last several years, and four large projects (with…

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Manegold, Former APEG Development Partner, Awarded Emeritus Status

Chris Manegold, former CEO of the Economic Development Alliance of Southern Ohio, has been recognized with Emeritus Status as a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).  Manegold first earned the CEcD designation in 1985, with recertification required…

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GKN Sinter Metals Thriving in the APEG Region

GKN Sinter Metals, part of global engineering group GKN, is a fine example of a thriving company in the APEG region. GKN makes metal powder precision components for the automotive industry, specifically clutch pressure plates, gears and torque-converter components; and a new contract with Ford spurred an expansion in their…

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Harrison Walker Celebrates Grand Opening

On August 21, 2018, several hundred well-wishers gathered at HWI’s new plant in South Point, Ohio to commemorate a new era in manufacturing and customer service.  In attendance were employees of the plant and their families, HWI leadership and project teams, HWI customers, community development stakeholders, and public…

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