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2019 Business Retention & Expansion Report Published

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The 2019 Wyandot County Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E) Final Report is now available via the WCOED website. This year’s report identifies many continuing trends seen in previous years’ data collection efforts. Of note is that the 42 employers who submitted data for this year’s program added just over 350 new full time employees over […]

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4 Projects Honored at WCOED 11th Annual Dinner

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Four area businesses were presented with the Wyandot County Distinguished Contribution to Economic Development Award at the Wyandot County Office of Economic Development’s 11th Annual Dinner.  The event was held at Moreno’s Vault on the evening of November 6th. This years honorees and related projects were: AEP Ohio – In recognition of its new 34,000 […]

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Wyandot Achieves Top Job Growth Rate in State of Ohio

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Wyandot County holds a new record as the county creating jobs at the fastest pace in the state of Ohio. A recent Ohio State University study compiling U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data revealed that during the period from 2010 – 2018, Wyandot County delivered the highest job growth rate in the state of […]

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$20+ Million Expansion Bringing Hundreds of Jobs to Carey

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The ongoing expansion of Hanon Systems USA in the Village of Carey is set to bring hundreds of new jobs to the growing community.  In early 2018, Hanon Systems executed an Enterprise Zone agreement with the community that was facilitated by the Wyandot County Office of Economic Development. Due to Hanon Systems’ increasing production demand, […]

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WCOED 10th Annual Dinner Set for November 8th

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Online registration is now available for the Wyandot County Office of Economic Development’s 10th Annual Dinner.  The celebration will take a look back at many of the local successes since the organization’s inception.  Not only will it celebrate recent accomplishments, but the leaders behind the top projects contributing to local economic development over the last 10 […]

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AEP Ohio Commercial Highlights Kalmbach Feeds

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(Watch Video Below) A new marketing campaign running throughout the state of Ohio prominently showcases two Wyandot County Office of Economic Development members.  A new AEP Ohio commercial gives a quick showcase of Kalmbach Feeds and its new state-of-the-art REK feed mill facility.  Kalmbach Feeds Vice President of Operations Andy Bishop as well as AEP […]

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2017 Year In Review

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The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development again posted record organizational metrics for projects worked in 2017.  The combined figures along with other programmatic efforts can be seen in the infographic released by the organization today:  

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WCOED Posts New Record Performance Metrics

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At the Wyandot County Office of Economic Development (WCOED) 9th Annual Dinner on Monday, Nov. 13th, the organization shared the past year of project metrics, which included new annual records in many categories.  Led by the major attraction project of the Smith Drug Company, a major U.S. medical distribution company, the WCOED executed a combined […]