$212k in Grants Awarded for Arrowhead Commerce Park

Arrowhead Commerce Park, the industrial park established in the Village of Carey less than 2 years ago, will see road access improvements in the near future.  Over recent months, two separate grants have been offered to improve the current road infrastructure in preparation for increased light and heavy truck traffic …

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Veterinarian to Establish Operations in Sycamore

Mohawk Animal Hospital, a new veterinary operation owned and operated by Sally Chevalier, will establish operations in the Village of Sycamore later this year. Shortly after the Wyandot County Office of Economic Development (WCOED)worked to help establish a new Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) encompassing the Village of Sycamore, a real property tax …

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Liqui-Box Corp. Moving Forward with Expansion

Liqui-Box Corporation is moving forward with an expansion project that will enable increased production capabilities at its Upper Sandusky facility.  Now headquartered in Richmond, VA, Liqui-Box is a global leader in flexible liquid packaging solutions.  The company produces bag-in-box, pouches, fitments, and films that are used in various industries, including …

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Wyandot Ranks 3rd in OH for Tax Use Effectiveness

SmartAsset, a New York financial technology company, recently released their second annual study on property taxes. Wyandot County ranked 3rd in Ohio  among counties using their property taxes the most effectively.  The study was designed to find the places in the United States where individuals are getting the most for their property …

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2016 BR&E Program Survey Now Available

The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development is beginning the 2016 BR&E Program this month with the launch of the new BR&E questionnaire.  The new survey available for Wyandot County businesses, or those who conduct business in Wyandot County, aims to gauge perceptions of local employers as well as identify …

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Hanon Systems Launching Production Operation in Carey, OH

Hanon Systems, a leading global provider of automotive thermal solutions, is in the midst of launching a new manufacturing facility in Carey, Wyandot County, Ohio.  The 100,000 square foot Carey, OH facility that will be leased by Hanon Systems was completed in mid-2014 by Vaughn Equity Services.  The facility, which …

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WCOED Releases 2015 BR&E Report

For the seventh consecutive year the Wyandot County Office of Economic Development has implemented the local Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) program.  The data collected through the 2015 BR&E effort shows continuing trends from past years’ data including both strengths and weaknesses seen in our local economy.  The data has …

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WCOED Receives AEP Ohio CEDA Grant Award

The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development (WCOED) was one of 16 Northwest Ohio economic development organizations to receive a $10,000 grant from AEP Ohio for completing the Community Economic Development Academy (CEDA).  An awards ceremony took place last week during the Ohio Economic Development Association’s Annual Summit in Dublin, OH. The …

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Annual Dinner Set for November 9th – Tickets Available

The 2015 WCOED Annual Dinner will be held the Monday, Nov. 9th, 5:30 p.m. at the former Stephan Lumber Company/Shawshank Woodshop building at 226 S. 8th Street in Upper Sandusky. A social hour will be followed by dinner, a short presentation, the second annual Distinguished Contribution to Economic Development awards presentation, …

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Local Businesses Expanding in Wyandot County

The WCOED is humbled to report on the growth projects of two local businesses. WCOED gold member WMS Marketing Services is in the process of constructing a 4,800 square foot addition to its current facility located at 1400 E. Wyandot Ave. in Upper Sandusky. The new addition being built by …

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