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Ohio Tax Credit Authority OK's break for GOJO
GOJO Industries is getting more than a million and a half dollars in tax breaks to set up a new manufacturing plant in Brecksville.
by WKSU's ANDREW MEYER


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David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency
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Akron-based GOJO Industries is getting some incentive to grow in Ohio.  The state’s Tax Credit Authority voted Monday to give the company more than one-and-a-half million dollars in credits to develop a pump manufacturing plant in Brecksville in a facility that’s been closed for a number of years.  David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency, says its goal is to encourage companies to stay and grow in Ohio.

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“Brecksville is going to get a employer, a manufacturing plant… capital improvements in their community.”

Goodman says GOJO will get a 40 percent credit over a six-year-period but adds the company will only get the credit if they actually create jobs.

 

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