Meijer started construction on dairy production facility in Tipp City, Ohio
, with plans to employ 100 associates, who will produce a variety of dairy products including milk, cottage cheese and yogurt.
The 173,000-square-foot expansion will include a 105,000 square foot dairy facility,
which will service 100 stores in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. Meijer operates 207 supercenters and grocery stores in the Midwest
“Meijer is very pleased to continue our investment and growth in Ohio,” said Mark
Murray, the firm’s Co-CEO. “This expansion allows us to enhance our commitment to provide the freshest products for our customers, while growing our manufacturing capabilities and Meijer brand offerings.”
“Meijer has had a strong presence in Ohio for decades with its retail stores. Choosing
the Dayton region and Tipp City for this new facility strengthens that presence and
provides more than 100 Ohioans with good jobs,” said JobsOhio
President and Chief
Investment Officer John Minor. “With our partners at the Dayton Development Coalition
and Tipp City, we look forward to growing this productive relationship with Meijer for
many years to come.”
“The Meijer groundbreaking is yet another exciting announcement for the Dayton
Region and the great state of Ohio,” said Jeff Hoagland, President/CEO of the Dayton Development Coalition. “The Dayton Development Coalition remains diligent and focused on company expansions, job creation, capital investment and economic growth
for the entire Dayton Region."