General Fasteners Locates in Southern Ohio to Further Build out Industry Supply Chain

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Chillicothe, Ohio: July 7, 2020 –– General Fasteners, a supplier for heavy truck, automotive, military, industrial and medical industries, is locating a distribution center outside of Chillicothe in Ross County, where it will create will create 14 well-paying jobs. General Fasteners’ investment further builds-out the automotive supply chain in the Ohio Southeast region. The company is locating in the recently …

Fluor-BWXT Provides Grant for Manufacturing Expansion in Chillicothe

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Chillicothe, Ohio – Fluor-BWXT, through a partnership with the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO), recently provided a $32,000 grant to Riffle Machine Works of Chillicothe for an expansion of the company’s assembly production area.  “Riffle Machine Works has become a successful logistics and supply chain management company because of the ability to produce high-quality products while keeping …

Eallonardo Recognized by Ohio Economic Development Association(OEDA)

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COLUMBUS, OH, OCTOBER 9, 2019:  The Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) presented its Annual Excellence Awards at its 2019 Annual Summit, held at the Embassy Suites Columbus-Dublin.  The Ohio Economic Development Association’s Annual Excellence Awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations throughout Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development.   “The Annual Excellence Awards showcase the best …

Riffle Machine expansion to bring more jobs to Chillicothe

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CHILLICOTHE – Riffle Machine Works is moving forward with another expansion, nearly four years after its last multimillion-dollar project.  One of four manufacturing support services (MSS) companies in the local Kenworth supply chain, the company’s decision to expand is in response to a need for additional staging and pre-assembly work for the Class 8 heavy-duty truck manufacturer. The $1.6 million …

Chillicothe Manufacturer Receives Fluor-BWXT Economic Development Grant for Expansion

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Chillicothe, Ohio – Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth along with the Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO) recently provided an economic development grant to Douglas Industries of Chillicothe. Douglas Industries, originally founded in 1984 as Task Machine Fabrication, used the $17,636 grant to invest in a new state-of-the-art lathe to support the needs of local paper-industry customers such as Sofidel and …

ARC Federal Co-Chair Visits Chillicothe

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Chillicothe – Sept 16, 2019 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chair Tim Thomas traveled to Ross County and other points in the region to meet with industry leaders.  While in Chillicothe, Thomas visited Kenworth Truck where he received a glimpse of future technologies in the trucking industry and talked with managers of the Class-8 truck manufacturer’s supply chain companies.  Representatives …

Adena Health System and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Expert Care – Close to Home

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CHILLICOTHE – July 29, 2019 Adena Health System President and CEO Jeff Graham announced the expansion of Adena’s partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The expansion of a more than eight-year affiliation between the organizations includes plans to develop a comprehensive, pediatric care model, creating a destination center for health care that will enhance the delivery of Nationwide Children’s pediatric specialty …

Chillicothe receives APEG award: Best Downtown Revitalization Effort

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FRANKFORT, OH – Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Chillicothe, Ohio was awarded for its downtown revitalization efforts by APEG (Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth).  APEG represents 26 counties in Eastern and Southern Ohio, and serves as the regional development partner for JobsOhio. The award for Best Downtown Revitalization Effort was accepted by representatives for GCRCD (Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development); Jeff …

Adena to Invest $70 million for Orthopedic and Robotics Center

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Adena Health System President and CEO Jeff Graham today announced plans to construct a five-story Orthopedic and Robotics Center on the campus of Adena Regional Medical Center (ARMC), located in Chillicothe. The project, currently in the design phase, represents a $70-million investment in providing the south central and southern Ohio region with greater nearby access to orthopedic treatment and minimally-invasive …