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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WCOED Begins County Workforce Survey Effort

The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development began an effort to further identify local workforce recruiting challenges and future workforce needs through surveying local businesses.  The 2015 Wyandot County Workforce Survey is a concise questionnaire that will help inform local policy as well as area educational and training providers. The …

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Upper Sandusky Ranked Among Best Places to Start a Business in Ohio

The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development was notified that NerdWallet, a consumer finance website, conducted a study to find the best places in Ohio to start a business – and Upper Sandusky ranked among the top 20. To determine this ranking, NerdWallet examined 228 communities with populations over 5,000 …

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