Guernsey County Port Authority Director Norm Blanchard recently advised board members three individuals have expressed interest in a 35-acre tract of land located in the D.O. Hall Business Park on Brick Church Road.
Two of the interested parties — D&J Precision Machine and Guernsey Industries — are already located in Guernsey County. The third party is a private business owner who is looking for a site to build an undisclosed processing facility.
Blanchard said he has spoken with Ohio Department of Natural Resources to discuss potential funding to help fill abandoned mines on the property.
“We are talking with them regarding funds to grout the old mines,” Blanchard said.
D&J Precision Machine is looking for space to expand its operation. The company currently builds diesel racing engines and owners, Drew and Holly Pumphrey, would like to expand to manufacturing stock engines.
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