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ECEDC facilitated conversations with the company and ODOT, Ohio Public Utilities Commission, Columbia Gas, TransCanada and the Ohio Rail Commission Just to name a few. In addition, ECEDC collaborated with Team Northeast Ohio, JobsOhio, Milan Township, and many of these agencies to secure economic development grants and a property tax abatement that would lessen the risk of thier investment. By achieving vertical integration through this expansion, CertainTeed was able to retain over 200 jobs and secure the company’s position in Erie County for years to come.

    Regulatory agency navigation
    Utility connections
    Economic Development Grants
    Coordination with JobOhio, PUCO, Ohio Rail
    Community buy-in
    Property tax abatement

We supported CertainTeed Corporation’s $37million+ investment in Milan, OH by helping the company to navigate the regulatory issues and financial support required to bring their project to fruition.

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