Company to Invest $19 Million, Create 346 Jobs
Privately-held Piping Rock Health Products will open a state of the art packaging and distribution location in Aurora. Piping Rock, headquartered in Long Island, N.Y, is expected to create 350 jobs by the end of 2021 and invest $19 million at the new location.
“After a thorough nationwide search, we are thrilled to announce our decision to locate in Aurora, Ohio,” said Chief Executive Officer Scott Rudolph. “This Northeast Ohio facility will offer outstanding access to the entire country and place our operations within the epicenter of U.S. health and wellness manufacturing and distribution.”
“The Piping Rock team has been terrific to partner with, and we look forward to supporting them as they join the ranks of innovative healthcare products and services companies thriving in Northeast Ohio,” said JobsOhio Senior Managing Director for BioHealth Aaron Pitts.
Aram Nerpouni, President & CEO of BioEnterprise added, “We are pleased to welcome Piping Rock to Northeast Ohio. They are a great addition to the more than 700 biohealth companies, 30 clinical, research and educational institutions, and 230,000 biomedical and healthcare workers that call the Medical Capital home.”
JobsOhio, BioEnterprise, Portage Development Board, the City of Aurora and Team NEO worked with the company to finalize this commitment.
“We are proud to welcome Piping Rock, an innovative business, to the county,” said Brad Ehrhart, President of Portage Development Board. “We worked together at the state, regional and local levels to ensure the company chose the City of Aurora, providing job opportunities for our residents.”
According to Piping Rock, the company plans to start the hiring process and building upgrades in the first half 2017.
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