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leaders have been saying for two years that their city is on the rebound when
it comes to jobs and economic development. Now, their progress is being
Selection Magazine ranked Tiffin 10th on a list of 576 micropolitan
cities for large, private economic development projects in 2013. The magazine
looked at cities with a population between 10,000 and 50,000 and ranked them
based on businesses making investments and jobs created.
year, Tiffin was 30th on the list.
better believe that we're going to be hammering this home when we're talking to
anyone from factories looking to locate here, current factories that are
looking to expand – the sky is the limit for Tiffin," said Mayor Aaron Montz. "We're
continuing to go up and up and it's a great selling point for the future for us
to continue to build on that momentum, and hopefully it turns into a snowball
2013, multiple companies made multi-million dollar investments in Tiffin. For
example, American Fine Sinter made $14 million in investments alone, Arnold
Machine invested $1.7 million and created 10 new jobs, Ameriwood Industries had
73 new jobs and invested $2 million.
all, 210 jobs were created and just over $26 million was invested in Tiffin
last year. City and county officials are hoping to keep the ball rolling.
demand for our services to help companies find places to go, find a workforce
they need, look at potential incentives to invest here – it's at an all-time
high," said David Zak, president and CEO of Seneca Industrial and Economic
Development Corporation. "I am having a lot of discussions with companies that
are looking at additional expansion or attraction projects in this area, so I'm
pretty optimistic about 2014."