Hometown Attire & Display screen Printing, LLC, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Financial Growth (OhioSE) and the Higher Chillicothe and Ross County Growth, right this moment introduced plans to increase its operations in Chillicothe, Ross County.
Based in 2016, Hometown Attire & Display screen Printing is a producer of attire merchandise primarily based in Chillicothe. Hometown Attire produces and designs attire merchandise for regional and native companies. The corporate relies in downtown Chillicothe with retail areas on Most important Road and at The Fort Collective. Hometown Attire does have a digital presence for its merchandise as effectively.
At this level, about 60 % of the corporate’s merchandise are manufactured by third events. The aim of firm possession is to fabricate 100% of its merchandise by increasing its in-house manufacturing operations. To perform this aim, Hometown Attire can be renovating 2,000 sq. ft of its house in downtown Chillicothe and including new automated tools.
Hometown Attire can be investing $305,000 on constructing renovations and the acquisition of apparatus. Through the course of the subsequent three years, the corporate can be creating six new jobs.
“We really feel very lucky for the beneficiant sources made obtainable to us by JobsOhio, OhioSE and the Higher Chillicothe and Ross County Growth,” mentioned Ben Thomson, proprietor of Hometown Attire & Display screen Printing, LLC. “We’re excited to increase our operations within the coronary heart of our stunning group. This growth won’t solely aide us in offering extra employment alternatives but additionally will assist us to proceed serving our rising buyer base.
“We’re so excited for the way forward for our firm and our group. At Hometown Attire, we regularly say it’s ‘greater than shirts.’ It’s the folks of our firm, it’s each buyer that walks by way of the door and it’s collaborating with our group. These are the issues that matter most to us.”
JobsOhio supported the undertaking with a $25,000 JobsOhio Inclusion Grant and Ohio Southeast Financial Growth assisted the corporate with the grant course of. The Higher Chillicothe & Ross County Growth Division will present the corporate with connections to native service suppliers and coaching sources.
“Hometown Attire is a crucial participant within the renaissance of Chillicothe’s historic downtown district,” says Tammy Eallonardo, Director of Higher Chillicothe & Ross County Growth. “Their merchandise promote hometown satisfaction and so they have turned their area of interest market right into a thriving enterprise. We’re delighted to help their growth and want them continued success.”
The JobsOhio Inclusion Grant exists to supply monetary help for eligible initiatives in designated distressed communities and/or for companies owned by underrepresented populations throughout the state. Eligibility necessities for this system will be discovered at Inclusion Grant | Get assist funding your undertaking | JobsOhio.
“We definitely are thrilled to see one other enterprise rising in Ross County,” mentioned OhioSE President Mike Jacoby. “We applaud Hometown Attire for its determination to take a position and develop in our area.
“Once more, we had been proud to associate with JobsOhio to supply help for this undertaking. The JO Inclusion Grant is an amazing device for our group to make use of with regards to serving our 25-county area.”