12/21/14 5:30 a.m.
Our look back at 2014 continues with even more economic development in Findlay. In May, McLane Company announced they’d be building a 337,000 square foot grocery distribution center, becoming the first company in the new Tall Timbers West industrial park.
At the groundbreaking ceremony in October, McLane COO Mike Youngblood said it was a number of things that made Findlay an attractive place for the new center.
Audio: Mike Youngblood
In addition to the 425 jobs the center will create, McLane is also helping the city finance the infrastructure for the new industrial park it will be a part of.
Audio: Lydia Mihalik
At the groundbreaking, Mayor Lydia Mihalik said McLane and the new park are great progress for Findlay. McLane is giving $500,000 to help with streets, water and more for what will be Tall Timbers West. JobsOhio will also be giving an additional $637,000.
The distribution center is expected to be open in the fall of 2016.Read More →