Buckeye Power’s economic development team provides a wide array of servicesfor the 25 electric cooperatives and their local communities.

Buckeye Power’s members range in size and complexity from local family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 industrial manufacturing plants with peak power loads of 40 megawatts.

Businesses and facilities proudly served by Buckeye Power and its member cooperatives include:

  • Three Honda of America manufacturing plants including the Marysville Auto Plant, Anna Engine Plant, and Honda Transmission
  • The Kroger Great Lakes Distribution Center, which encompasses 860,000-square-feet, employs 800 associates, serves 260 Kroger stores, and annually distributes 1.3 million tons of product
  • The Iams Pet Food’s Leipsic manufacturing plant for dry pet food, one of only four US plants
  • The Avon Products, Inc. distribution center, which handles more than 50% of Avon’s US distribution
  • ƹ϶Ƶ Fresh Eggs, which houses 2.2 million laying hens and helps ƹ϶Ƶ rank 2nd nationally in egg production

Dennis Mingyar

Contact Dennis Mingyar, director of economic development, at 614.430.7876 ordmingyar@ohioec.orgfor assistance with the following services:

  • Building and site information
  • Introductions to local, regional and state officials
  • Local permitting, development and economic development contacts
  • Research, rate and load calculations
  • Energy efficiency and conservation consultation
  • Questline, a technical service that provides energy advice quickly and easily through the “Ask an Expert” hotline and twice-monthly newsletters


Stay up-to-date on development news in rural ƹ϶Ƶ withƹ϶Ƶ’s Electric Cooperatives Current —our economic development newsletter.

To receiveƹ϶Ƶ’s Electric Cooperatives Currentby email, please contact Dennis Mingyar atdmingyar@ohioec.org.

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Previous Issues

November 2023:ƹ϶Ƶ’s Agribusinesses are Filling Holiday Tables
September 2023:6 Red-hot Industrial Trends andHow Central ƹ϶Ƶ is Leading the Charge
May 2023: Southeast ƹ϶Ƶ Business Park Scales New Heights, Breaks New Ground
March 2023:Central ƹ϶Ƶ Spec Buildings Ready for Intel Industrial Influx
December 2022:Cheers to Brewing a Big Economic Impact!
October 2022:Northwest ƹ϶Ƶ I-75 Spec Building Preparing for Manufacturing User
August 2022:Exurban Distribution Center Locations Can Help Increase Supply Chain Resiliency
January 2022: Following in the Footsteps of Giants
June 2021:REDLG Grant Unleashes Pent-Up Demand for Industrial Sites
March 2021:ƹ϶Ƶ River Site Awarded Nearly $3 Million in Grant Funding
December 2020:Spec Fulfillment Centers Moving Closer to Neighborhoods
August 2020:Grant Programs Set to Increase ƹ϶Ƶ’s Site Inventory
June 2020:Project ƹ϶Ƶ Team Works Through Pandemic for Rural Development
March 2020:NorthPoint’s Logistics Park ƹ϶Ƶ Is Ready to Roll
December 2019:Spencer Industrial Park Primed for Development
August 2019:How to Create More At-Bat Opportunities
May 2019:ƹ϶Ƶ River Site Offers Rare Convergence of Rail, Water and Highway
February 2019:Build It and They Will Come
December 2018:ƹ϶Ƶ Offers Solutions to Food Industry Disruption
September 2018:Find Your Manufacturing Site in Mount Vernon, ƹ϶Ƶ
May 2018:The Highway to World-Class Sports and Business Locations
February 2018:Little Engines That Can
December 2017:Refilling ƹ϶Ƶ’s Inventory of Immediately-Developable Properties
September 2017:Mega Spec Warehouses Sprouting in Exurban ƹ϶Ƶ
May 2017:Why Cooperation Works
February 2017:How Rural Millennials Will Sustain ƹ϶Ƶ’s Manufacturing
November 2016:How To Minimize Rural Site Selection Risk
September 2016:Spec Construction Propels Rural ƹ϶Ƶ to Front of the Pack
June 2016:Designing Success in Rural Northwest ƹ϶Ƶ
February 2016:Mystery Solved – The egg comes first
December 2015:Needs vs. Drivers – what do you really need?
November 2015:Diversify or Die: An Insider Look at the Rebirth of an ƹ϶Ƶ Manufacturer
August 2015:How Infrastructure Won BrewDog’s USA HQ
June 2015:Lessons to Learn from Utica Shale Hotel Developers
April 2015:The Unique Job-Generating Power of R&D
March 2015:Clean Coal Powers New Shale Plant
November 2014:ƹ϶Ƶ’s Electric Cooperatives Power Up Intermodal Facilities
September 2014:American Showa and ƹ϶Ƶ’s Electric Cooperatives Responsive to Change
May 2014:Ferguson Finds Perfect Fit in Exurban ƹ϶Ƶ

Jobsƹ϶Ƶ Site and Building Database

Looking to locate your business in ƹ϶Ƶ?

Jobsƹ϶Ƶ, the Buckeye State’s private, nonprofit economic development organization, maintains a searchable database of certified sites and buildings.

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