NODE/Team NEO Monthly Partner Meeting Tuesday, April 30

Apr 18, 2019 | Events, Newsletter

Don’t miss the April meeting at the Brecksville Community Center.  The featured topic is incentives. The Project Management Team at Team NEO and JobsOhio will discuss the assistance programs available to companies locating and expanding in Ohio. You’ll get a quick crash course on incentive guidelines/requirements, lead vetting and qualification, critical decision-making factors, and lessons learned from local practitioners. This is an opportunity to share your personal experience in navigating the JobsOhio network while offering constructive suggestions for how we can work better together to serve our clients. We look forward to your participation in the discussion and hope to see you in attendance. Be sure to register here to attend this session.

Groundbreaking Celebration in Chillicothe

Ninety percent of the Kenworth Class-8 global truck volume is built in Chillicothe, Ohio!

On April 24, 2019, the community celebrated the groundbreaking for a new paint facility that will improve efficiency and preserve the quality of The World’s Best Truck.  The project represents $140 million in capital investment and will bring 100 new, great paying jobs to Ross County upon its completion in 2021.  The Kenworth Chillicothe plant, which opened in 1974, currently employs more than 2300 people.  In addition to the new paint facility, a $30 million robotic cab assembly system will be installed this summer.

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A Message from JobsOhio President J.P. Nauseef Partner Engagement Update – We’re Listening!

In March 2019, I joined the JobsOhio team and determined my first priority was to meet with our local economic development partners across the great state of Ohio. My goal was to understand your experiences with us, learn where we exceeded your expectations, and hear your ideas on ways to improve our partnership. Economic development has always been a team effort, so I wanted to engage the team, and indeed you engaged with us!

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