Company investment to create 121 new jobs, $5.5 million new facility
Venture Products Inc., designer and manufacturer of tractor equipment, announced plans to expand at its Orrville location, adding 121 new jobs and a new $5.5 million, 135,000-square-foot facility to accommodate the company’s rapid growth.
“Due to increased worldwide demand for our product and the release of new products, this expansion will enable Venture to continue providing top-quality equipment to customers in a timely manner,” said Venture Products President/COO Randy Kitzmiller.
A team of representatives from Team NEO, JobsOhio, Wayne Economic Development Council and the city of Orrville collaborated closely to ensure the company’s leadership team felt confident committing additional resources to the Northeast Ohio region, which provides manufacturing companies with a strong, supportive business environment.
“Along with our partners at JobsOhio and Wayne Economic Development Council, we welcome Venture Products’ expansion, which positions Orrville as its global headquarters and the center of all operations,” said Team NEO CEO Bill Koehler. “Northeast Ohio continues to be an ideal location for advanced manufacturing companies seeking proximity to markets, partners and customers. We are committed to helping companies find new ways to innovate. That’s why we are particularly delighted that Venture Products will remain rooted in our region as it expands.”
Mike Hedberg, manager of The Office of Orrville Economic Development, added, “Venture Products’ growth in Orrville and Wayne County is well-deserved. The company places great emphasis on delivering a quality product to its global customers. Venture’s exceptional leadership and commitment to innovation have played, and will continue to play, a key role in the company’s success.”