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

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

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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