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Kenworth Roadforce Companies Among Southern Ohio Industry Receiving State Tax Credit for Growth

Article Presented By Classic Brands

(Columbus)—Chillicothe Kenworth LLC and Roadforce Companies LLC. in Chillicothe and Evans Food Group of Portsmouth are among seven projects in Ohio set to create 660 new jobs and retain 3,333 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $39 million in new payroll and spur more than $51.8 million in investments across Ohio. Projects approved by the TCA include:

Chillicothe Kenworth LLC and Roadforce Companies LLC (Chillicothe Kenworth), Green Township (Ross County), expects to create 119 full-time positions, generating $7.5 million in new annual payroll and retaining $4.8 million in existing payroll, as a result of the company’s expansion project in Green Township. Chillicothe Kenworth LLC provides installation of value-added parts and accessories to Kenworth and other heavy-duty trucks before delivery to the customer, offering customization options for end users. Roadforce Companies LLC manufactures dump truck bodies for customers. The TCA approved a 1.481%, five-year Job Creation Tax Credit for this project.

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Evans Food Group Ltd., Portsmouth (Scioto County), expects to create 40 full-time positions, generating $1.5 million in new annual payroll and retaining $4.3 million in existing payroll, as a result of the company’s new location project in Portsmouth. Evans Food Group is a manufacturer of snack foods. The Ohio operation focuses on manufacturing of pork rinds. The TCA approved a 1.097%, six-year Job Creation Tax Credit for this project.

Kenworth Truck Parade To Light Up Downtown Chillicothe

Presented By Rathkamp Financial

The Kenworth Class 8 Heavy Duty Truck Assembly Plant in Chillicothe, Ohio is hosting its first Kenworth Truck Parade on June 18, 2022.

The parade will start at approximately 8:45pm as Kenworth will be exhibiting over 50 new, classic, and customized Kenworth semi trucks, most originally built at the Kenworth Truck Manufacturing Plant in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Invited professional drivers from all over the US and Canada will be participating with their beautiful Kenworth trucks. The parade will traverse through the streets of downtown Chillicothe.

Proceeds from the event benefit United Way of Ross County.

Litter Media’s Mike Smith and local businessman Chris Scott will serve as the parade emcees, as Litter Media’s Dan Ramey will be behind the cameras videoing the parade.