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Columbiana County Economic Development Seminar

COLUMBIANA COUNTY, Ohio — A seminar was held Wednesday in Columbiana County to discuss the future of economic development across the Ohio Valley.

Economic Development Conference

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – The wrapper around a Hershey Milk Chocolate Bar, the green-turtle-shaped sandbox that Little Tikes sells, and the Goodyear tires on a car are all made from plastics manufactured at petrochemical plants.

CCPA Awarded by State Rep. Tim Ginter

State Rep. Tim Ginter stopped by the October meeting of the Columbiana County Port Authority to present an award for administration of the Drug-Free Workforce Community Initiative.  The Initiative was a public-private partnership between the Ohio Dept.

Compco Industries Tour

On Oct. 26, 2017, the Port Authority and the County Economic Development toured Compco Industries in Columbiana. 

Ohio River Corridor Conference

The Columbiana County Port Authority is  hosting the Ohio River Corridor Conference scheduled for November 8, 2017. 


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Available Properties

Property under Port Authority control includes the Wellsville Intermodal Facility, East Liverpool industrial buildings, Salem industrial buildings, Leetonia Trade Park (industrial park), and Signal rail terminal. Additionally the Port Authority keeps a list of most available industrial property that is on the market in the County.
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Regional Advantages

Ohio’s inland river system provides access to the Gulf of Mexico via both the Mississippi River and the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway. The Port of New Orleans, Louisiana serves the Mississippi and the Port of Mobile, Alabama serves the Tenn-Tom. North America’s fastest growing trade partner is South America on the ”all water route”. The widening of the Panama Canal will open up the Gulf to Asian originated container traffic. The Cleveland-Pittsburgh corridor is the fourth largest population market in the U.S. and the only major market geographically centered in the middle of five of the U.S.’s major population markets plus those in Canada.
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