DaVita Prepares for New Wyandot County Operation

Wyandot County will soon welcome a new entrant among its pool of healthcare providers.  DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company with over 2,000 locations nationwide, is set to open up a new location on the north side of Upper Sandusky this year.  DaVita is a leading provider of kidney care in the United …

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$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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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 Publishes 2014 BR&E Report

The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development has released its annual formal report summarizing findings from the organization’s 2014 Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E) program.  Click here to view the 2014 Wyandot County BR&E Final Report, or click on the cover image. The BR&E program is designed to assist local organizations with the planning …

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WCOED Holds 6th Annual Dinner – Presentations

The Wyandot County Office of Economic Development 6th Annual Dinner held on Monday, November 10th was the organization’s most well-attended to date. Featured guests included winners of the first Wyandot County Distinguished Contribution to Economic Development Award; Kalmbach Feeds, Continental Structural Plastics, and Vaughn Industries. Also in attendance were WCOED …

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Wyandot Co. Unemployment Rate Plunges in April

Ohio unemployment figures released for April 2014 showed a significant drop in the local unemployment rate.  Wyandot County’s unemployment rate for April 2014 dropped over 1 percentage point from the previous month of May, which was 5.6% down to 4.4%. April marks the first time since October 2005 that the county’s unemployment rate was …

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Vaughn Industries Speculative Building Nears Completion

The 100,000 square foot speculative building under construction on the east end of the Village of Carey is receiving its final touches. The building is situated in the newly created Arrowhead Commerce Park that encompasses the former location of a nursing home that was demolished last year, and adjacent open acreage.  Arrowhead consists of …

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State Awards Tax Credit for Local Expansion

Last April, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved tax credits for 15 companies that combined committed to creating 664 jobs and retaining 2,012 jobs statewide. Among the 15 companies, 5 are located in the Northwest Ohio region; one of which in Wyandot County. Continental Structural Plastics Inc. (CSP) was awarded …

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MBDS Acquires Wyandot County Industrial Park Facility

In early January, the 78,000 square foot facility at 240 Commerce Way in Upper Sandusky was acquired by Manufacturing Business Development Solutions LLC (MBDS) who is headquartered in Findlay, OH. The facility, which was previously leased by Bridgestone AMP Company, will be used for an expansion of MBDS’ manufacturing and …

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