Firstar Precision Corp. Triples Footprint and Adds New Jobs in Brunswick
CLEVELAND, Ohio, October 26, 2018 – Firstar Precision Corp., a growing precision CNC job shop serving the medical, aerospace, food processing, industrial assembly and hydraulics industries, has announced its relocation to Brunswick, investing almost $1.5 million and planning to add a minimum of 21 new jobs. The expansion will also retain 33 positions.
“All of the employees at Firstar are excited to begin the next chapter of our company’s growth. We are thrilled to transition to Brunswick and look forward to the opportunities for production expansion and enhanced capabilities that the new facility will provide us,” said Firstar Precision Corporation’s President, David Tenny.
A team of JobsOhio, Medina County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), the City of Brunswick, and Team NEO worked together to ensure that Firstar Precision chose to grow in Northeast Ohio. The company will occupy a facility that had been vacant for over a year.
“Northeast Ohio’s biomedical industry has grown from 300 companies in 2002 to more than 700 companies today,” said Team NEO CEO Bill Koehler. “Firstar illustrates how advanced manufacturing companies succeed here by accessing our region’s talent, innovation and robust supply chain. Along with JobsOhio and our local partners, we look forward to supporting Firstar’s ongoing success in Medina County.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Firstar Precision to Medina County as they join a robust manufacturing sector which has seen record growth in recent years,” said MCEDC Executive Director Bethany Dentler.
City of Brunswick Community and Economic Development Director, Grant Aungst added, “The City of Brunswick is excited to welcome Firstar Precision. They bring with them not only new opportunities for the community, but also a unique business to our thriving Brunswick business sector. Welcome home, Firstar!”
About Firstar Precision Corp.
Firstar Precision began operations in 2000 with five employees and three CNC machines. Over the last 18 years, they have enjoyed a growth rate of 15-25% annually and now employ 33 full time associates operating 25 CNC machines. Their focus is the manufacture of super precision products and project management.
About Team NEO
Team NEO is an economic development organization focused on creating jobs for Northeast Ohio’s residents. In collaboration with our partners, it leads the region’s business attraction efforts, supports business retention and expansion work as Northeast Ohio’s JobsOhio affiliate, accelerates the impact of innovation in the region, and aligns strategies and resources within the economic development network to maximize its impact. In addition, Team NEO provides tools to assist employers in attracting talent to the region.
The Northeast Ohio economic development network provides business decision-makers with access to customized solutions that accelerate growth, foster innovation and mitigate risk through a connected and collaborative ecosystem. For more information, visit clevelandplus.com.
JobsOhio is a private, nonprofit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts. JobsOhio works with six regional partners across Ohio: Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, Columbus 2020, Dayton Development Coalition, REDI Cincinnati, Regional Growth Partnership and Team NEO. Learn more at jobs-ohio.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.