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Proctor & Gamble will add a new distribution network and 500 jobs in Ohio
Ohio incentives are part of the package, but JobsOhio isn't releasing details
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE BUREAU CHIEF KAREN KASLER


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The consumer products company says a new distribution network will change how the company does business.
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Some 800 new jobs are planned in the Dayton area from one of Ohio’s largest and most profitable companies.

The consumer products giant Procter and Gamble says an $89 million, one-million-square-foot distribution center in Montgomery County will be up and running by next year. Elizabeth Radke  is the vice president of products supply with Procter and Gamble.

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“This is a part of a new breakthrough distribution network for all of Proctor and Gamble. … Our products will get to our customers and consumers faster. We’ll be able to reduce some costs, and importantly we take transportation miles out of the network, allowing us to operate in a more environmentally friendly network than we operate today.”

JobsOhio officials say the state was in competition with several others for this distribution center.

The state confirms that incentives were a part of the deal to bring the P&G jobs to Dayton, but officials won’t say anything more about those incentive.

 

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