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Viega Establishes Shalersville, Ohio, Production Operations

Viega, a producer of press technology for metal pipe fittings and valves, plans to establish manufacturing operations in Shalersville, Ohio. The approximately $200 million project is expected to create 68 jobs.

The new carbon neutral facility will be located on an 80-acre parcel and will produce the company’s ProPress and MegaPress products.

"The expansion of our operations into Ohio shows our commitment to creating highly skilled jobs in the U.S.," said Marki Huston, Head of Manufacturing for Viega LLC. "Our goal is to build more sustainable manufacturing processes and continue developing tomorrow's workforce. With production scheduled to begin in early 2025, we expect to start hiring for positions as soon as January 2024, bringing more than 68 new jobs to the area over the next few years."

Broomfield, Colorado-based Viega LLC is a privately held subsidiary of the Viega Group. The company manufactures and distributes plumbing, heating and pipe-joining fittings and systems for customers in residential, commercial, industrial and marine markets throughout North America. Viega currently has distribution centers in Reno, Nevada and Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Viega worked with local, regional, and state organizations, including Team NEO, JobsOhio, Portage Development Board and the Shalersville-Streetsboro Joint Economic Development District on tax credit assistance and to select the 80-acre site. "We have a great manufacturing legacy, dedicated talent pool, and future-oriented industry resources to support Viega's new operations," noted Team NEO Chief Executive Bill Koehler. "Along with JobsOhio and our local partners, we welcome Viega to the Northeast Ohio Region. We are confident they will thrive here."

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