Buckeye Power’s economic development team provides a wide array of services for the 25 electric cooperatives and their local communities.

Buckeye Power’s members range in size and complexity from local family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 industrial manufacturing plants with peak power loads of 40 megawatts.

Businesses and facilities proudly served by Buckeye Power and its member cooperatives include:

  • Three Honda of America manufacturing plants including the Marysville Auto Plant, Anna Engine Plant, and Honda Transmission
  • The Kroger Great Lakes Distribution Center, which encompasses 860,000-square-feet, employs 800 associates, serves 260 Kroger stores, and annually distributes 1.3 million tons of product
  • The Iams Pet Food’s Leipsic manufacturing plant for dry pet food, one of only four US plants
  • The Avon Products, Inc. distribution center, which handles more than 50% of Avon’s US distribution
  • Ohio Fresh Eggs, which houses 2.2 million laying hens and helps Ohio rank 2nd nationally in egg production

Dennis Mingyar

Contact Dennis Mingyar, director of economic development, at 614.430.7876 or dmingyar@ohioec.org for assistance with the following services:

  • Building and site information
  • Introductions to local, regional and state officials
  • Local permitting, development and economic development contacts
  • Research, rate and load calculations
  • Energy efficiency and conservation consultation
  • Questline, a technical service that provides energy advice quickly and easily through the “Ask an Expert” hotline and twice-monthly newsletters


Stay up-to-date on development news in rural Ohio with Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Current — our economic development newsletter.

To receive Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Current by email, please contact Dennis Mingyar at dmingyar@ohioec.org.

Latest Issue

November 2023

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Previous Issues

September 20236 Red-hot Industrial Trends and How Central Ohio is Leading the Charge
May 2023: Southeast Ohio Business Park Scales New Heights, Breaks New Ground
March 2023Central Ohio Spec Buildings Ready for Intel Industrial Influx
December 2022Cheers to Brewing a Big Economic Impact!
October 2022Northwest Ohio I-75 Spec Building Preparing for Manufacturing User
August 2022Exurban Distribution Center Locations Can Help Increase Supply Chain Resiliency
January 2022: Following in the Footsteps of Giants
June 2021REDLG Grant Unleashes Pent-Up Demand for Industrial Sites
March 2021Ohio River Site Awarded Nearly $3 Million in Grant Funding
December 2020Spec Fulfillment Centers Moving Closer to Neighborhoods
August 2020Grant Programs Set to Increase Ohio’s Site Inventory
June 2020Project Ohio Team Works Through Pandemic for Rural Development
March 2020NorthPoint’s Logistics Park Ohio Is Ready to Roll
December 2019Spencer Industrial Park Primed for Development
August 2019How to Create More At-Bat Opportunities
May 2019: Ohio River Site Offers Rare Convergence of Rail, Water and Highway
February 2019Build It and They Will Come
December 2018Ohio Offers Solutions to Food Industry Disruption
September 2018Find Your Manufacturing Site in Mount Vernon, Ohio
May 2018The Highway to World-Class Sports and Business Locations
February 2018Little Engines That Can
December 2017: Refilling Ohio’s Inventory of Immediately-Developable Properties
September 2017Mega Spec Warehouses Sprouting in Exurban Ohio
May 2017Why Cooperation Works
February 2017How Rural Millennials Will Sustain Ohio’s Manufacturing
November 2016How To Minimize Rural Site Selection Risk
September 2016Spec Construction Propels Rural Ohio to Front of the Pack
June 2016Designing Success in Rural Northwest Ohio
February 2016Mystery Solved – The egg comes first
December 2015Needs vs. Drivers – what do you really need?
November 2015Diversify or Die: An Insider Look at the Rebirth of an Ohio Manufacturer
August 2015How Infrastructure Won BrewDog’s USA HQ
June 2015Lessons to Learn from Utica Shale Hotel Developers
April 2015The Unique Job-Generating Power of R&D
March 2015Clean Coal Powers New Shale Plant
November 2014Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Power Up Intermodal Facilities
September 2014American Showa and Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Responsive to Change
May 2014Ferguson Finds Perfect Fit in Exurban Ohio

JobsOhio Site and Building Database

Looking to locate your business in Ohio?

JobsOhio, the Buckeye State’s private, nonprofit economic development organization, maintains a searchable database of certified sites and buildings.

Click here to access JobsOhio’s database.