PDB Reflects on a Successful 2018!

May 22, 2019

On May 9, 2019 the Portage Development Board hosted its eighth annual awards ceremony, Locate. Stay. Grow. 2019. The event recognized projects PDB worked on in 2018, as well as, its investors and resources partners that have all helped to make the Portage Development Board a success.

In 2018, PDB and its partners worked on 10 projects that brought in over $101 million of new investment to Portage County.  This investment will create and keep over 1600 jobs in Portage County which represents an annual payroll in
excess of $60 million.

Congratulations to all the award recipients!


Locate Award:

ACE Products & Consulting, LLC

Blade-Tech Industries

Stay Award:

Keller’s Fine-Line Welding

Nelson Ledges Road Course

Grow Award:

Cabmat, Inc.

Hamrick Manufacturing

Hess Print Solutions

Natural Essentials

Performance Elastomers

Port Authority Award:

Maplecrest Redevelopment

Resource Partner of the Year:

Neighborhood Development Services

Investor of the Year:

Automated Packaging Systems