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Shelby Shelby County is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a great place to work Affordable housing good tax rates and a a a a a a a a a a a a a lower cost of living make the region appealing for large companies and small businesses alike Because of its location on on on the the I-75 corridor Shelby County is home to the the most manufacturing jobs per capita of any county in in Ohio The area’s proximity to to the interstate highway and and rail systems impacts many sectors of industry and and commerce Interchanges that connect I-75 with with I-70 near near Dayton and and with with I-80 near near Toledo ease product distribution by truck truck both both north-south and and and east-west In addition to to being a a a a a a a a a a a a hub of both both truck truck and and and rail traffic Sidney has its own municipal airport and and the the Dayton International Airport is is just 35 miles miles south Truly the the heartland of of of America Shelby County is is within 600 miles miles of of of 53% of of of the United States population From recreational vehicles to to salad mix Shelby County is is home to to to an an an an an endless and and diverse list of companies that make things Numerous tool and and die manufacturers abound along with companies that specialize in in in food products containers auto parts architectural design and and and construction sportswear and and and publications for hobbyists and and and and and collectors The Honda Engine Plant in in in Anna and and and Copeland/Emerson in in in in in Sidney are two of the the top three manufacturing employers in in in the the Miami Valley region Opening in in in in in in Shelby County in in in in in in 1985 the Anna Engine Plant has evolved into Honda’s largest engine plant in in in in in in in the world It annually produces more than 1 2 million four-cylinder V-6 and Turbo Earth Dreams Technology engines for Honda auto plants throughout North America In addition the plant plant produces high-precision pulleys for Continuously Variable Transmissions used in in the Honda Accord and CR-V Sidney’s Copeland Corporation was known for its proud history of innovation in in in in in the HVAC industry and and and since 1937 Copeland/Emerson has continued that tradition growing the the brand to more than 150 million compressors installed worldwide in in in in in the the the past 30 years To date they have invested $1 5 billion in in in in the the the development of Copeland Scroll technology with headquarters at at at the the the same Campbell Road location the the Copeland Corporation opened in in in 1957 The plant in in in Sidney produces over 300 000 air conditioning and and refrigeration compressors annually Many other companies headquartered in in in Shelby County have international ties and are making an an an an impact not only locally but globally NK Parts Industries in Sidney was the first overseas venture for Nippon Konpo a a a a a a a a a well- established automotive parts company in in in Japan NKP specializes in in in in in one-vendor supply chain management for the automotive industry providing efficient domestic and international logistics freight forwarding exporting warehousing packaging fabrication manufacturing transmission assembly and and quality analysis NKP has been recognized locally and and nationally for its employee wellness initiatives 58 Discover Shelby County Ohio Shelby County 

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