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Al Stroucken, CEO
O-I (Owens Illinois)
Michael Ward, CEO

Welcome to Wood County, Ohio

"The Best of Both Worlds” is the way a recently arrived executive described Wood County, Ohio. 'A Virtual Metropolitan Area' is how we were labeled by a logistics professional. This rural, friendly, and safe community has all the benefits normally associated with those traits—low cost of living, excellent schools, productive workforce, and low crime rate.  But  our locational and transportation advantages offer entrée into the global marketplace at a magnitude one would only expect to find in metro areas devoid of these benefits...


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PITTSBURGH, PA The “Fourth Economy Community (FEC) Index” was released today listing the nation’s top 10 small-sized Fourth Economy Communities. This category features counties with between 100,000 to 150,000 residents that are ideally positioned to attract modern investment and managed economic growth.

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland joined CSX President Michael Ward, and Wood County's state and federal legislators in the ceremonial groundbreaking for a $175 million state...


The State of Ohio has named the Eastwood Commerce Center in Troy Township as a "Job Ready Site".
ABC News does report on CSX...
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Wood County Economic
Development Commission

639 S. Dunbridge, Suite 2
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
phone: 419-352-7469
fax: 419-373-4933