Rowmark Facility Expansion

Rowmark Receives Approval of Final State Incentive, Approves Findlay Expansion

Friday, October 29, 2010by Jen Schoenberger
FINDLAY, OH - Rowmark LLC and GreaterFindlayInc. are pleased to announce that Rowmark has gained final state approval for financial incentives in support of its plans to expand its production facility and capacity at its Findlay headquarters.

Rowmark obtained approval from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority and the Rapid Outreach Grant to receive a final incentive for its proposed product line expansion into the manufacture of wide web plastic sheet products. The Job Creation Tax Credit will be awarded to Rowmark for the 21 new full-time jobs at the production site within the first three years of operation as a result of the initiative, and the 109 existing full-time jobs that will be retained.

Rowmark's expansion project includes a 19,125 square foot addition to the company's manufacturing facility and headquarters in Findlay, Ohio. The project began with groundbreaking on September 7, 2010.

Rowmark President and CEO Duane Jebbett is excited about the expansion and the positive impact it will have on the company and the community. "GreaterFindlayInc. has been instrumental in providing a better understanding of the various financial assistance programs available to us, as well as supporting Rowmark in the successful application and qualification process."

Jeremiah Gracia, GreaterFindlayInc. Vice President of Business Development added, "We recognize and appreciate the support of all the economic development partners who have made this project possible. Collaboration with the Ohio Department of Development and JOBsolutions of Hancock County were instrumental throughout this process." Findlay Mayor Pete Sehnert also added, "We are delighted to be able to share this good news for our city. It is great to see results from the work of our economic development partners." Commissioner Ed Ingold is also encouraged by the project adding "This announcement represents Rowmark's commitment to its employees and Hancock County."

For more information about Rowmark and its products, visit www.rowmarkllc.com.

 

Company information: Rowmark LLC is a global plastic sheet manufacturing and lamination company that produces, sells and distributes complimentary products into the personalization, decorative plastics, signage and industrial markets. For more information about Rowmark LLC, please visit www.rowmark.llc.com.

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