Mars Petcare US Inc. will receive a US$25,000 Rapid Outreach grant to help pay for a planned expansion after the Ohio Controlling Board approved the grant May 4, according to an article from Columbus Business First .
The company is also in line for a US$20,000 Ohio Investment in Training Program grant to support the US$10 million plan to expand its Ohio plant, according to the article.
Mars said the expansion, which will involve a new pouch production line, could create 25 jobs and retain 430.
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