• (source: Avery Dennison press) Glendale, CA – Avery Dennison announced Monday, January 4, 2021 that it has acquired the business of Ohio-based ACPO Ltd. for the purchase price of $87.6 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. ACPO is a leader in pressure-sensitive overlaminate products for the label and flexible packaging markets and has approximately 170 employees. ACPO is a US-based, Read More
  • In early October, the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (OCIC) launched the Regional Incubator for Sustainability and Entrepreneurship (RISE) Small Business Innovation Grant program. The RISE Grant Program is providing $61,985 in funding to support Ottawa County small businesses in pursuit of sustainability and growth with special consideration for those impacted by the recent public health emergency. The program is a Read More
  • soure: Regional Growth Partnership – A well-established Northwest Ohio manufacturing company has announced plans to expand its operations into Ottawa County. Lewco, Inc., recognized as a world-class manufacturer of industrial ovens and unit handling conveyors, will take over a large portion of a historical facility in the Lake Erie Business Park. The company will invest nearly $12 million and create Read More
  • The Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (OCIC) has passed a resolution outlining the detrimental impact the repeal of House Bill 6 (HB 6) would have on our state and county without a thoroughly vetted and workable replacement.  The resolution was passed unanimously by the Executive Board of the OCIC and has been sent to elected officials in Columbus. “Given the events Read More