Midwest Molding, Inc. Expands in the Columbus Region, Creating 55 New Jobs
Columbus, Ohio – Midwest Molding, Inc., an ISO 9001 certified plastic injection molding company, has announced plans to expand its presence in the Columbus Region, creating 55 new jobs. Hiring for machine operators is underway.
Midwest Molding, Inc., which currently employs 99 full-time staff in the Columbus Region, is moving all operations to its new 130,000-square-foot facility at 8400 Industrial Parkway in Jerome Township, Union County, which will help the company accommodate more production capacity and capabilities to meet anticipated growth over the next 5-10 years. In addition to the new facility, Midwest Molding, Inc. is investing $6 million in machinery and equipment.
“Over the past several months, we have continued to pursue new opportunities to increase our market share in the automotive and package industry and ‘Made in the USA’ products for retail,” said Midwest Molding, Inc. President Bill Razor. “Our presence in the Columbus Region has played a key role in our company’s growth, and this expansion will position us for continued success.”
By using state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies and techniques, Midwest Molding, Inc. produces custom, high-quality, cost-competitive plastic parts and assemblies. Midwest Molding, Inc. offers turn-key customer solutions, from product concept to mass production, as well as project management and engineering support for projects throughout processing and manufacturing.
“Businesses have a variety of sites and locations to choose from when it comes to strategic location decisions,” said Union County Administrator Tim Hansley. “The Columbus Region’s central location and strong talent pool will continue to be vital for Midwest Molding as it grows its customer base while continuing to serve its existing customers well.”
Manufacturing operations in the Columbus Region are deep and diverse, spanning industries from automotive and electronics to machinery, materials, aerospace and consumer goods. The Region is home to over 1,700 manufacturing establishments with nearly 90,000 employees, resulting in more than $15 million in annual economic output. Plain City is in Union County, which is home to notable companies such as Honda, Honda R&D, Nestle and Scotts Miracle-Gro. Businesses in the Columbus Region have access to a steady pipeline of young talent, which includes numerous career and technical training centers that partner with industry to provide the training and skills needed for the modern manufacturer.
“Midwest Molding’s investment will increase its workforce by more than 50%, demonstrating how companies are seizing on the opportunity presented by Ohio’s building economic momentum,” said JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef. “Ohio is the premier location for manufacturing companies that want to build a legacy and foundation for future success, and we our look forward to partnering with Midwest Molding as it continues to expand its operations in the Columbus Region.”
About Midwest Molding, Inc.
Located in Plain City, Ohio, Midwest Molding, Inc. is an ISO 9001 certified plastic injection molding company. We serve the automotive, electronic, medical, water treatment, industrial equipment, Consumer Products, construction, adhesives, and containers industries. Our capabilities include product concept to mass production, prototypes and mold design/ build, project management and QC, insert molding, ultrasonic welding, sub-assembly and more. To learn more, visit midwest-molding.com.
JobsOhio is a private nonprofit economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion. The organization also works to seed talent production in its targeted industries and to attract talent to Ohio through Find Your Ohio. JobsOhio works with six regional partners across Ohio: Dayton Development Coalition, Ohio Southeast, One Columbus, REDI Cincinnati, Regional Growth Partnership and Team NEO. Learn more at www.jobsohio.com. Follow the company on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
About One Columbus
As the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus Region, One Columbus’ mission is to lead a comprehensive regional growth strategy that develops and attracts the world’s most competitive companies, grows a highly adaptive workforce, prepares our communities for the future, and inspires corporate, academic and public innovation throughout the Columbus Region. One Columbus expertly guides companies through the location decision process. Through strategic business outreach and customized research, the One Columbus team leverages public, private and institutional partnerships to grow the Columbus Region’s economy and strengthen its national and international competitiveness. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at ColumbusRegion.com.
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