Portage County Progress
Here’s the latest in Portage County economic development.
On March 13th the Portage Development Board, in partnership with the local economic development directors and chambers of commerce, held its first Portage County Business Round Table of 2018. The program was held at The NEW Center in Rootstown and had over 60...read more
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...read more
Piping Rock Health Products to Establish U.S. Distribution in Aurora Company to Invest $19 Million, Create 346 Jobs CLEVELAND – Privately-held Piping Rock Health Products will open a state of the art packaging and distribution location in Aurora. Piping Rock,...read more
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