15 companies that have created jobs recently in Butler and Warren counties

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Tour of new 1.3 million square ft Amazon Fulfillment Center in Monroe

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The announcement this week that Mason would welcome a new company to Mason Research & Development Park is the latest in a string of economic development successes for Butler and Warren counties.

Here’s a look at what has transpired in recent months:

Amazon

Description: New 1.3 million square foot fulfillment center

Announced: 2017

Location: 100 Exploration Drive, Monroe

Jobs created: 750 (with more to follow)

Opened: June 2019

Kroger/Ocado

Description: Construction of a “shed,” a 335,000-square-foot facility with digital and robotic capabilities

Announced: November 2018

Location: 6266 Hamilton Lebanon Road, Monroe

Jobs created: 400

Expected completion: Spring 2021

Rhinestahl

Description: Construction of new $14 million global headquarters

Announced: September 2019

Location: Mason Research & Design Park

Jobs relocated/created: 195

New jobs: 100 jobs over five years

Expected completion: 2021

SugarCreek

Description: $36 million investment includes the addition of two new product lines and 15,000 square feet of office space, as well as significant modifications to its existing production capabilities.

Announced: October 2019

Location: 4235 Thunderbird Lane in West Chester Twp.

Jobs relocated/created: n/a

New jobs: 120 over seven years

Expected completion: n/a

Precision Castparts Corp.

Description: $128 million investment to build a concept research and development integration center for its PCC Aerostructures division and a manufacturing innovation center for its SPS Technologies business

Announced: December 2019

Location: Mason Research & Development Park

New jobs: 190 jobs in four years

Expected completion: TBD

Energizer Holdings

Description: Company moving its auto products distribution operation from a distribution complex near Dayton International Airport to Monroe

Announced: December 2019

Location: Park North Building 10 on Exploration Drive in Monroe

Jobs relocated: Not immediately clear

Expected completion: Spring 2020

VEGA

Description: Relocation of company following construction of new $50 million headquarters

Announced: January 2020

Location: Mason Research & Design Park

Jobs relocated: 217

New jobs: 50 in five years

Expected completion: 2021

The Fischer Group

Project: 30,000-square-foot manufacturing expansion and 20,000-square-foot headquarters building

Month announced: February 2019

Location of project: 2028 Bohlke Blvd., Fairfield

Jobs relocated or created from the start: 114

New jobs projected to be created and when: 100 in three years

Expected completion of project: 2021

Rolled Alloys

Project: 45,000-square-foot manufacturing expansion

Month announced: March 2019

Location of project: 4085 Thunderbird Lane, Fairfield

Jobs relocated or created from the start: 50

New jobs projected to be created and when: 10 in three years

Expected completion of project: 2019

Calvary Industries

Project: 9,000-square-foot manufacturing and warehouse expansion

Month announced: July 2019

Location of project: 9233 Seward Road, Fairfield

Jobs relocated or created from the start: 67

New jobs projected to be created and when: 8 in three years

Expected completion of project: 2020

Hamilton Caster

Project: Expansion at location of former Hamilton Inn

Month announced: April 2019

New jobs: 10 new positions created in 2019, which is driving the need to expand into a new building

Expected completion of project: late 2020

80 Acres Farms & Infinite Acres

Project: Country’s first fully automated indoor farm, and corporate and international headquarters moving to downtown Hamilton

Month announced: July 2019

Location of project: Hamilton Enterprise Park

Jobs relocated or created from the start: 125

Expected completion of project: n/a

Darana Hybrid

Project: Relocated headquarters to Hamilton; rehabilitated industrial building in Lindenwald

Month announced: January 2017

Location of project: 903 Belle Ave

Current employment: 290

completion of project: Fall 2019

JWF Technologies

Project: Moved to HEP

Groundbreaking: July 2018

Location of project: HEP

Jobs relocated or created from the start: 43

New jobs projected to be created and by when: 5 in five years

completion of project: Summer 2019

Salvagnini America

Project: Expansion & capital investment at current location

Groundbreaking: late 2018

Location of project: Symmes Road and the Ohio 4 Bypass

Jobs relocated or created from the start: n/a

New jobs projected to be created and by when: 15 in 3 years

Expected completion of project: early 2020

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