Merrill Corporation Investing $800,000 in Grove City Facility

Capital investment signals commitment to Columbus Region

April 9, 2014

Columbus, OH – Merrill Corporation, a global provider of technology-enabled services for corporate markets, announced today that it has extended its lease and will make an $800,000 capital investment in its Grove City facility. This decision ensures Merrill Corporation and its 185 employees will remain in the Columbus Region for the foreseeable future.

Merrill executives considered relocation when the lease expired, but remained committed to the current location after an evaluation of potential sites.

“We are looking forward to a continued and improved stay in our Grove City facility,” said Patrick Foley, SVP Operations, Merrill. “The Columbus Region has been a great place to grow our business. By renewing our lease and making this significant investment, we can continue that growth.”

Merrill’s 200,000-square-foot Grove City facility uses a diversified platform of Xerox and Océ digital print equipment to provide an inventory management process that reduces inventory obsolescence. The company’s $800,000 investment will include internal and external improvements, HVAC replacement, electrical upgrades and a backup generator.

“Merrill Corporation is a valued business in our community,” said Grove City Mayor Richard L. “Ike” Stage. “Not only does the company’s decision to stay in Grove City mean continued jobs for our citizens, it is further testimony that Grove City and the Columbus Region are great places to do business.”

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About Merrill Corporation
Founded in 1968 and headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., Merrill Corporation (merrillcorp.com) is a leading provider of outsourced solutions for complex, regulated and confidential business information. Merrill has key operating offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia and across the United States. Merrill’s services include document and data management, litigation support, court reporting, language translation services, branded communications programs, fulfillment, imaging and printing. Merrill’s target markets include the legal, financial services, insurance and real estate industries. With more than 5,000 people in 40 domestic and 22 international locations, Merrill supports the world’s leading companies and their advisors.

About Columbus 2020
Columbus 2020 is a public-private partnership that leverages the strengths of the Columbus Region’s talented workforce, small and large businesses, research and academic institutions, and international connections to ignite economic growth and build a healthier, more sustainable future for Central Ohio. The initiative grows our economy by ensuring that our existing companies are growing and thriving, that the world’s leading companies are attracted to the 11-county region, that innovations are cultivated and commercialized, and that our civic infrastructure is continually improving to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving world economy. For more information, visit ColumbusRegion.com.

Contact:
Kenny McDonald
614-225-6063

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