Ohio's Electric Cooperative Current

September 2018

RJM site

Find Your Manufacturing Site in Mount Vernon, Ohio

This immediately developable 35-acre site features tremendous excess infrastructure capacity and a local workforce of skilled machinists, world-class welders, and fabricators. The RJM site is flat, vacant, has all utilities at the site, and is well-suited for large-scale manufacturing and industrial end-users.

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OEC grant prepares RJM site for JobsOhio site authentication

The initial $15,000 OEC grant paid for due diligence required for SiteOhio authentication. An additional $5,000 grant will pay for mapping, aerial photography, and collateral materials.

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Dollar Tree distribution center

Dollar Tree builds 1.2 million SF Morrow County DC

North America's leading operator of discount variety stores plans to invest more than $125 million to construct a new 1.2 million-square- foot distribution center in Morrow County's Bennington Township

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Local manufacturing workforce has sought-after skills

Mount Vernon, the county seat of Knox County, Ohio, benefits from a multi-generational manufacturing workforce with highly-desirable specialized skills such as machinists and world-class welders. Nearly all of Knox County's ten largest private employers are manufacturers that produce materials and components for the automotive, energy, construction and food industries.

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$42 million in private investment energizing downtown Mount Vernon

Three local colleges have created extended-campus facilities in downtown Mount Vernon. Investments include a 5,500 SF maker space for Mount Vernon Nazarene University's Engineering Program, facilities for Kenyon College's Film School, and Central Ohio Community College Knox Campus classrooms.

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Available excess capacity of 2-30MW

Within the Mount Vernon Enterprise Park Complex, there is currently 2MW of available capacity, with the ability to expand to 30MW of capacity in 12-18 months on an adjacent substation site. The Energy Cooperative is in a position to support whatever need the RJM site might require for almost any type of industrial facility.

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Buckeye Power and Ohio's Electric Cooperatives can help with:

  • Comprehensive site and building portfolios
  • Preliminary site studies
  • Site search tours
  • Assistance in identifying financial incentives
  • Electric rate analyses
  • Community profiles
  • State and local government contacts
  • Contractor introductions
Contact Us

Dennis Mingyar

Ohio's Electric Cooperatives


6677 Busch Boulevard

Columbus, OH 43229


[email protected]