JobsOhio awards grants to two companies expected to create 235 new jobs

Two auto parts manufacturers recently received grants from JobsOhio for projects that will create a total of 235 new jobs, the Dayton Daily News reports. JobsOhio awarded a $200,000 workforce grant to the DMAX engine plant in Moraine for an expansion that will retain 524 existing jobs and add 150 new ones “in a fixed-asset investment of $58.1 million,” according to the article. General Motors and Isuzu co-own the DMAX plant. JobsOhio also awarded a $300,000 workforce grant and a $200,000 economic development grant to Topre America Corp., a Japanese-based manufacturer that makes parts for Honda. Topre has “committed to bringing 85 jobs at its location in the Champion City Business Park but officials have said the business has potential to grow to more than 400 jobs.” For more, read the full article.

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