COLUMBUS—Rep. Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon) today issued a statement regarding substantial investments in northwest Ohio, as HP Pelzer Automotive Systems Inc. and Cleveland-Cliffs have announced plans to begin operations in the Toledo-area.
“I am pleased to see Cleveland-Cliffs resume their operations in Toledo after a long suspension caused by the Coronavirus pandemic,” said Rep. Sheehy. “I am also excited to learn that HP Pelzer Automotive Systems will be opening a plant in northwest Ohio, investing in our community and providing much-needed jobs during these trying times. While we are all ready for Ohio’s workers to return to work, we must continue to take precautions against COVID-19.”
Cleveland Cliff Inc. will resume its construction of the Hot-Briquetted Iron plant in Toledo after temporarily closing down on March 20, 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Construction is now expected to be completed in the fourth quarter.
Adler Pelzer Group (APG), an automotive supplier headquartered in Germany, will be expanding its operations in Oregon, Ohio. APG will be investing $10 million into its operations and create nearly 80 new jobs. APG expects further expansion and job creation in the future.
This news comes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, where scientists have been trying to determine whether there will be a second wave of the virus.