Portage County Progress

Here’s the latest in Portage County economic development.

PDB Celebrates a Successful 2016!

On October 12th, 2017 the Portage Development Board hosted its sixth anniversary party and awards ceremony, Locate. Stay. Grow. 2017. The event recognized a selection of projects PDB worked on in 2016, as well as, its investors and resources partners that have all...

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Masters Precision Machining

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...

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Kent PaverBrick, LLC

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...

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