Merrill Corporation, a global provider of technology-enabled services for corporate markets, extended its lease and will make an $800,000 capital investment in its 200,000 square foot Grove City, Ohio, operations center.
The firm uses a diversified platform of Xerox and Océ digital print equipment to provide an inventory management process that reduces inventory obsolescence. The company’s investment will include internal and external improvements, HVAC replacement, electrical upgrades and addition of a backup generator.
This decision ensures Merrill Corporation and its 185 employees will remain in the Columbus Region for the foreseeable future, Columbus 2020 said. Merrill executives considered relocation when the lease expired, but remained committed to the current location after an evaluation of potential sites.
“We are looking forward to a continued and improved stay in our Grove City facility,” said Patrick Foley, SVP of Operations, Merrill. “The Columbus Region has been a great place to grow our business. By renewing our lease and making this significant investment, we can continue that growth.”
“Merrill Corporation is a valued business in our community,” said Mayor Richard L. “Ike” Stage. “Not only does the company’s decision to stay in Grove City mean continued jobs for our citizens, it is further testimony that Grove City and the Columbus Region are great places to do business.”