Major Projects in Pickaway County

Rickenbacker Global Logistics Park
Located in Harrison and Madison Township (Pickaway County) and part of Franklin County, this 610-acre park’s location gives companies a competitive advantage by providing easy access to the global marketplace.   As part of Pickaway County’s Foreign Trade Zone #138 as well as its the proximity to Rickenbacker International Airport and Rickenbacker Intermodal Terminal, this area is a great place to locate your business to ensure efficient movement of goods anywhere in the world.
Owned by the Columbus Regional Airport Authority and developed by Duke Realty, this logistics park has the potential for 1,576 acres of developable land and capable of handling 28 million square feet of development.   The following companies are already taking advantage of this great location:

American Showa          " BASF
Hyperlogisitcs               " Inno-Pak
" Goodyear

See what the businesses have to say about Rickenbacker Global Logistics Park in this video produced by Duke Realty Communications. 
Jobs Ready Site/Thomson Facility
Local officials and the new owner of the former Thomson Consumer Products factory site have a shared vision and financial partnership to redevelop the site into the Pickaway Progress Park, a 227-acre industrial/commercial park that has attracted state, local and private funding.  This site has the potential for mixed-use development, industrial, retail, and residential. 

Sofidel is based in Porcari, Italy, just west of Florence in the Tuscany region.  Founded nearly 50 years ago this tissue manufacturer is still privately held by families of the founders.  Sofidel is recognized as the sixth largest manufacturer of tissue paper in the world, with operations in 13 countries.

Sofidel Group has chosen Pickaway County for their new plant.  This project represents their first U.S. greenfield project.  They currently have 1.4 million-square-foot plant just south of Circleville as part of a multipronged expansion in North America.

Southern Gateway Economic Innovation Development Center
This facility is located on the campus of Ohio Christian University (OCU) and currently has incubator space for startup businesses and entrepreneurs, focusing mostly on agricultural, technology and logistics businesses.  Federal, state, and private funding has made this project a reality.