Average salary of 425 new jobs coming to Findlay: $57,000 - 13abc.com Toledo (OH) News, Weather and Sports

Average salary of 425 new jobs coming to Findlay: $57,000

Posted: Updated:
A new grocery distribution center is coming to Findlay bringing with it 425 new jobs with an average salary of $57,000 a year.

The state approved financial incentives for McLane Company, Inc., on Tuesday to seal the deal.

 The Texas-based wholesale supplier to grocery stores and restaurants expects to break ground this summer on the 337-thousand square foot facility right across the street from the Lowe's Distribution Center.

The site just south of County Road 212 in Findlay will soon be home to McLane Company’s 22nd grocery distribution center.

"This is the big one,” says Tony Iriti, Director of Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development. “This is one we've worked on for over a year."

On Tuesday the Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 60 percent, 8-year tax credit for the project.

McLane, one of the largest U.S. wholesale food suppliers, plans to create 425 full-time positions generating more than $24.2 million in annual payroll.

The estimated average salary is $57,000 a year.

 "When they first came to us we almost didn't believe it until we started working with the company more and more,” says Tim Mayle, Assistant Director of Economic Development for the Hancock County Alliance.

"Having that many new jobs coming into town at that pay rate is just going to be phenomenal for our community,” says Iriti.

The future facility is described as state-of-the-art because of the amount of automation.

 "It's advanced distribution where now it's machinery and equipment operating the facility,” says Mayle.

"These positions need to have more highly skilled jobs and workers for this particular operation,” says Iriti.

The facility is expected to be up and running by March of 2016.  It will serve grocery stores in the Great Lakes region, including Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Lawmakers talk immigration, yet again

    Lawmakers talk immigration, yet again

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:01:05 GMT
    Nearly 60,000 South American children are still stuck at our nation’s southern border, and now, they’re stuck in the middle of a political battle. Members of Congress are trying to come up with a plan to deal with the influx of unaccompanied children who have traveled thousands of miles - turning themselves in to U.S. authorities to escape from desperate situations in countries like El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But still –there’s no compromise in sight. “For those that are not leg...
    Nearly 60,000 South American children are still stuck at our nation’s southern border, and now, they’re stuck in the middle of a political battle. Members of Congress are trying to come up with a plan to deal with the influx of unaccompanied children who have traveled thousands of miles - turning themselves in to U.S. authorities to escape from desperate situations in countries like El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But still –there’s no compromise in sight. “For those that are not leg...
  • T-Town Initiative tackles blight in East Toledo

    T-Town Initiative tackles blight in East Toledo

    The City of Toledo is taking steps to tackle blight. They’re calling it the T-Town Initiative. 13abc’s Tony Geftos was there Thursday as the program got underway in East Toledo.

    The City of Toledo is taking steps to tackle blight. They’re calling it the T-Town Initiative. 13abc’s Tony Geftos was there Thursday as the program got underway in East Toledo.

  • Apt. fire victims say they haven’t received community donations

    Apt. fire victims say they haven’t received community donations

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:54:31 GMT
    It has been nearly two months since a fire destroyed Hidden Trails apartment complex in Monroe. 50 families lost their homes and all of their belongings. Now former tenants say they haven't received some of the donations made by the community to help them rebuild their lives. 13abc's McKenzie Kuehnlein has the story. Buffalo Wild Wings on Telegraph in Monroe, Michigan is donating 20% of purchases on Wednesday, July 30 to help the victims. Click here to print the certificate.
    It has been nearly two months since a fire destroyed Hidden Trails apartment complex in Monroe. 50 families lost their homes and all of their belongings. Now former tenants say they haven't received some of the donations made by the community to help them rebuild their lives. 13abc's McKenzie Kuehnlein has the story. Buffalo Wild Wings on Telegraph in Monroe, Michigan is donating 20% of purchases on Wednesday, July 30 to help the victims. Click here to print the certificate.
  • Top StoriesMore>>

  • Parents of 16-year-old shot and killed overnight speak out

    Parents of 16-year-old shot and killed overnight speak out

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:49:30 GMT
    Searching for a suspect after police say someone gunned down a 16-year-old boy in cold blood. The teen's parents are pleading for help tracking down whoever killed their son.The shooting happened a little after three this morning near Collingwood and Nottingham. Police are reviewing cell phone records and other evidence in this case. They don't have a motive for the killing. "They found my son my heart my baby boy my pride they found my son dead on the streets of toledo" A father is distraug...
    Searching for a suspect after police say someone gunned down a 16-year-old boy in cold blood. The teen's parents are pleading for help tracking down whoever killed their son.The shooting happened a little after three this morning near Collingwood and Nottingham. Police are reviewing cell phone records and other evidence in this case. They don't have a motive for the killing. "They found my son my heart my baby boy my pride they found my son dead on the streets of toledo" A father is distraug...
  • Lawmakers talk immigration, yet again

    Lawmakers talk immigration, yet again

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:01:05 GMT
    Nearly 60,000 South American children are still stuck at our nation’s southern border, and now, they’re stuck in the middle of a political battle. Members of Congress are trying to come up with a plan to deal with the influx of unaccompanied children who have traveled thousands of miles - turning themselves in to U.S. authorities to escape from desperate situations in countries like El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But still –there’s no compromise in sight. “For those that are not leg...
    Nearly 60,000 South American children are still stuck at our nation’s southern border, and now, they’re stuck in the middle of a political battle. Members of Congress are trying to come up with a plan to deal with the influx of unaccompanied children who have traveled thousands of miles - turning themselves in to U.S. authorities to escape from desperate situations in countries like El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But still –there’s no compromise in sight. “For those that are not leg...
  • T-Town Initiative tackles blight in East Toledo

    T-Town Initiative tackles blight in East Toledo

    The City of Toledo is taking steps to tackle blight. They’re calling it the T-Town Initiative. 13abc’s Tony Geftos was there Thursday as the program got underway in East Toledo.

    The City of Toledo is taking steps to tackle blight. They’re calling it the T-Town Initiative. 13abc’s Tony Geftos was there Thursday as the program got underway in East Toledo.

Area Events Calendar

See It, Shoot It, Send It!