Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held at Weastec Greenfield Location
On Thursday, community leaders joined Weastec representatives for a rededication and ribbon cutting at Weastec’s Greenfield location. Weastec has a long history in Greenfield, dating back to 1991 with the current facility being opened in 1999.
Weastec has recently invested $2.5 million in the facility for two additional production lines and general renovations. Twenty associates are currently working at the facility and Weastec expects some additional growth in the next year.
Community leaders attending the events were: Greenfield City Manager Todd Wilkin, Highland County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jamie Wheeler, Greenfield council member Brenda Losey, Destiny Bryson with Ohio SE, Tara Campbell with Highland County Community Action, Sunny Taylor and Sherry Parker, both with the village of Greenfield, Teresa Lewis representing U.S. congressman Brad Wenstrup’s office, Highland County Economic Development Director Julie Bolender, Greenfield Police Chief Jeremiah Oyer, Greenfield council member Phil Clyburn, Highland County Commissioners David Daniels, Terry Britton and Jeff Duncan and Steve Hunter of Weller’s and a representative from Shane Wilkin’s office was present.
Weastec president Ohito Takahashi and vice president Craig Miley gave brief speeches to the group on the history of Weastec and our vision. Doug Ernst led the group on a plant tour of the facility to finish the afternoon.