Jefferson Industries Corporation

Automotive components manufacturer Jefferson Industries Corporation has announced their expansion at its West Jefferson, Ohio headquarters.  The total investment for the project is $18 million with 61,000 square feet of new manufacturing space.  The company plans to hire 20 employees with the expansion.  Madison County was in competition with Georgia for this project.



EliteFTS announced in February 2016 that it will be expanding from its current 13,000 sf campus into an newly built 30,000 sf facility in the City of London.  The project, which will help expand operations and better serve their customers, will have an investment of $1.5M and will create 4 new jobs here in the community.  The company will also retain 14 jobs.  Madison County was in competition with Columbus and Marysville for this project.  



Beck's Hybrids

Beck's Hybrids, headquartered in Atlanta, Indiana, will begin construction on a 53,700 sf distribution facility in Madison County. Construction of the $6M facility, which will be located in Deer Creek Township, will be complete Spring of 2015. Five full-time employees will be hired for distribution support and two full time employees will be hired for practical farm research. Sales operations will also operate out of the facility.


M.H. Eby Inc.

 M.H. Eby, located in Jefferson Township and headquartered in Pennsylvania, needed to expand at its facility in Madison County. There was also a risk that an expansion could occur at a facility in Iowa, relocating 30 manufacturing jobs from Madison County. Madison County worked with local management to have the expansion in Jefferson Township. Construction of a 17,000 facility, valued at $1.0M, will be complete in December 2014, creating 12 new FTE positions and retaining 30 manufacturing jobs in Ohio and Madison County.

Keihin Thermal Technology of America

Keihin Thermal Technology is expanding into a 100,000 sf facility in Mt. Sterling and Madison County.  Real property investment for the project is $5.0 M, and 90 new jobs will be created at the site; the 90 new jobs will be coming from Indiana.. Mt. Sterling Holdings LLC will build the facility and lease to Keihin Thermal Technology.

Bon Ton

Bon Ton chose to locate its over 700,000 sf e-commerce fulfillment center in West Jefferson; the company will employ 199 employees at the site (130 net new jobs in the State of Ohio). The facility will open in spring of 2015. Duke Realty will build the $25 M facility and lease to Bon Ton.


Stanley Electric

Stanley construction london ohio

Stanley Electric expanded into 50,000 sf of space owned by Building Systems Transporation in London, Ohio. One hundred and fifty manufacturing jobs were created with this project. The facility will allow Stanley to increase production for its customers.

G-Tekt North America

G-Tekt North America built a $28.6 M manufacturing facility in West Jefferson. At full production, the 173,000 sf facility will employ 100 people.The building will serve as an auto stamping facility that serving various Japanese automakers, including Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Mazda.


Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware distribution center ohio

Groundbreaking for the 534,040 sf Ace Hardware distribution and warehouse facility in West Jefferson, Ohio was August 27, 2013. The warehouse, which has 84 truck bays will serve retail stores in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan. The facility will employ 100 and is capable to expand another 280,000 sf. Total investment for the project is $28.6 M. Duke Realty will build the facility and lease to Ace Hardware.


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