Local 12th District Job Growth

Local 12th District Job Growth:

We are starting to see progress in job growth and retention in the 12th Senate District. Mercer County currently has the lowest unemployment in Ohio at 4.2% followed closely by Auglaize County at 5.5%. All seven counties in the district are participating in the recovery and have had their unemployment rates fall significantly.

Here is just a brief list of some of the many employers who have added or retained jobs in the District.

  • Ford Motor Company (Lima), Allen County, 175 created, 300 retained.
  • Ohio Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Center, Inc., Allen County, 5 created.
  • The P&G Manufacturing Co., Allen County, 77 created, 584 retained.
  • Dickman Supply, Inc., Shelby County, 15 created, 111 retained.
  • FRAM, Darke County, 165 created.
  • Hughey & Phillips, Champaign County, 30 created, 21 retained.
  • Rittal, Champaign County, 118 created, 537 retained.
  • The Dannon Company, Inc., Auglaize County, 100 created, 408 retained.
  • Veyance Technologies, Inc., Auglaize County, 15 created, 389 jobs retained.
  • Whirlpool Corporation, Darke County, 65 created, 636 retained.
  • AG Conversions, LLC, Mercer County, 60 created.
  • Continental Carbonic Products, Inc., Darke County, 72 created.
  • Village of Lewisburg, Preble County, 4 created, 28 retained.
  • Midmark Corporation, Darke County, 63 created, 761 retained.
  • Best One Tire, Allen County, 57 created, 75 retained.
  • Calvary Industries, Allen County, 20 created.
  • Kettle Creations, Allen County, 15 created.
  • Diamond Machine, Allen County, 25 created.
  • Wingate Hotel, Allen County, 48 created.
  • Pandora Gran, Allen County, 2 created, 32 retained.
  • K & M Tire, Allen County, 10 created.
  • Ineos, Allen County, 145 retained.
  • HCF, across District, 52 retained.
  • PSC Nitrogen, Allen County, 19 created.