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Welch's Packaging Group Brings New Jobs to Wooster

January 29, 2024
Scott Wiggam News

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COLUMBUS – State Representative Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) announces Welch Packaging Group will be opening a new location in Wooster after receiving the latest round of Job Creation Tax Credits recently.  

“Wayne County is open for business,” Wiggam said. “These jobs are a welcome addition to the Wooster community and a testament to what Wayne County has to offer businesses looking to grow.  I look forward to seeing their future accomplishments.”

The Welch Packaging Group expects to create 50 full-time positions.  This new location will generate more than $3.2 million in new annual payroll. Welch Packaging Group is an independent custom cardboard packaging solutions manufacturer catering to a wide range of industries and assisting customers across the Midwest in getting their products to market. 

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) approved a 1.37%, seven-year Job Creation Tax Credit for the Welch Packaging Group project.