1. Tramec Sloan Adding 90 Jobs in Galion

    Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum -- April 9, 2015

    A 14-year-old Galion machine works corporation is poised to expand its workforce by more than half with help from the state. Tramec Sloan, formerly Crawford Machine, has received a 50 percent, six-year tax credit from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority that will allow it to hire an estimated 90 new full-time workers, as well as invest in new equipment. It currently employs about 135 people. "This doesn't happen very often. It reflects well on our local workforce, as well as the local management team," Galion Mayor Tom O'Leary said. 

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    Galion-Crestline chamber hears state of local businesses

    Richland Source -- March 13, 2015

    Economic development and business forecasts were the topics at the Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Tuesday in Galion. Attendees heard from Jim Watzel of Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor’s office and a number of local business and area representatives about progress they made in 2014 and developments to look for in the year ahead... 

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    Plans Made for Uptowne Study

    Galion Inquirer -- February 17, 2015

    City officials shared several economic development updates on Monday that included the Uptowne District, a vacant commercial building and bringing a hotel to town. This spring, the city has invited representatives from Heritage Ohio to bring in a Downtown Assessment Resource Team. DART will look at the strengths and weaknesses in the Uptowne District and create a plan to begin another revitalization effort. 

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