State offers incentives to 3 projects that will create 204 Central Ohio jobs

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority recently approved state tax incentives for Pharmaforce, Cintas, and Owens & Minor Distribution for projects that will add 204 jobs in the Central Ohio area, The Columbus Dispatch reports. Pharmaforce, “a pharmaceutical research and development and manufacturing company,” will invest $145 million to expand its existing facilities in Hilliard and New Albany. The company will add 80 employees as part of the expansion. Cincinnati-based Cintas plans to spend $10.4 million “to open a distribution center in Groveport that will create 69 jobs,” according to the article. Columbus Business First reports those jobs will generate “$2.304 million in new payroll by the end of 2021.” Owens & Minor Distribution, “a company focused on health-care logistics and medical supplies,” plans to create 55 new jobs in Obetz, The Dispatch reports. For more, read the full Columbus Dispatch and Columbus Business First articles. 

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