Portage County Progress
Here’s the latest in Portage County economic development.
On October 6th, 2016 the Portage Development Board hosted its fifth anniversary party and awards ceremony, Locate. Stay. Grow. 2016. The event recognized a selection of projects PDB has worked on since its inception in 2011 and also its investors and resources...read more
Ken Rice approached the Portage Development Board in April 2015 with a plan to acquire and save a machine shop located in the City of Tallmadge. He needed assistance to put together the financing to complete the project. PDB connected Ken to Cascade Capital...read more
The Kent PaverBrick project started in January 2015 after a referral from JobsOhio. A group of investors from Springfield, Illinois were looking for a site that was close to sand and gravel quarries. Their consultant determined that northern Portage County contain...read more
The Portage Development Board started working with Metaullics, a Division of Pyrotek, in August 2013 after a referral from JobsOhio. The company was seeking a site for what would become a 177,000 square foot state of the art manufacturing facility. The Portage...read more