Success Stories


At the age of 22, Alec Lee began his company in his home garage. In August 2016 VRT upgraded into a 38,000-square-foot location at 115 S. Union Street. Currently, VRT employs 11 and the is looking to grow that number to 15 by the end of the year. VRT was recently named the 2017 WEDCO New Business of the Year.

Covington Box

Covington Box recently expanded its operations, and moved into the previously known “Fleetwood” building; a 30 acre parcel that encompasses a large 87,000 square feet facility. Covington Box employees 5 full time employees.

Cookies on Demand

Cookies on Demand began in a home kitchen in 2010; but when word got around about the cookies, the owner knew the home kitchen wouldn’t cut it anymore! In 2015, Cookies on Demand opened at its the new location of 114 Broad Street in Montpelier.

Best-One Tire & Service

The new Best One Tire location in Bryan at 915 N. Main St., at the southwest corner of Ohio 15 and U.S. 127, was built on seven acres and represents a nearly $2 million investment, including land purchase, building construction and other costs.

Season’s Coffee & Bistro

Season’s Coffee & Bistro 

Fluid Handling Dynamics

Fluid Handling Dynamics

20/20 Custom Molded Plastics

20/20 Expansion

Bryan Custom Cleaners

Bryan Custom Cleaners

Menard, Inc.

Menard Inc. was in need of a huge tract of land for a regional distribution and manufacturing center. Menard’s leadership recognized that people in Williams County worked hard, there was a superb transportation network, and county economic development leaders were eager to form partnerships. The total investment for the expanding Menards facility is estimated at $74 million. The county’s return on investment has resulted in about 300 new jobs.

G&M Media Packaging

G&M Media Packaging expanded to Bryan, a new high-tech packaging business that created 48 new jobs with a $10.5 million capital investment.

Titan Tire

Titan Tire specializes in manufacturing enormous, 63-inch, off-road tires used in the mining industry. Titan added 220,000 square foot to their Bryan facility, with a capital investment of $125 million.