SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

February 18, 2011 06:10 ET

Ohio Lines Up More Than $14 Billion in Planned Industrial Project Starts in 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - February 18, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Ohio is consistently a leading state for industrial project development because of its established industrial manufacturing base and access to river, lake and rail infrastructure. Currently, there are 186 industrial projects totaling more than $14 billion scheduled to begin construction in 2011 in the state of Ohio. This includes capital and maintenance projects in 12 vertical industries, including Power Generation, Oil & Gas Terminals, Oil & Gas Transmission, Oil & Gas Production, Alternative Fuels, Petroleum Refining, Chemical Processing, Metals & Minerals, Pulp & Paper, Food & Beverage, Industrial Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical & Biotech.

Industries of note in 2011 for Ohio will be the Power Industry, which has 33 projects totaling $3.7 billion, and the Metals & Minerals Industry, which has 25 projects totaling $2.7 billion. The Chemical Processing Industry has the largest quantity of projects with 39, totaling $716 million.

AK Steel Corporation (West Chester, Ohio) is planning a number of projects at its Middletown Steel works. One of the projects involves the installation of a 100-megawatt cogeneration power plant fed with gas from the company's blast furnace. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring. In general, the steel industry recovered in 2010, as capacity utilization steadily increased for most of the year. 

These projects and more are highlighted on the recently released Ohio Industrial Market 2011 Potential Capital & MRO Spending Wall Map, which is part of the Great Lakes Map Series from Industrial Info. For more information click on the links above or call 1-800-762-3361. The wall map includes an analysis of the industrial project spending market in Ohio, as well as a listing of all of the plants where project spending is planned in 2011.

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