This is an illustration of the facility by Misumi USA planned on the campus of Dayton Progress in West Carrollton. CONTRIBUTED

Local manufacturer buys Progress Road parcel for $400,000

West Carrollton manufacturer Dayton Progress has bought 1.8 acres of land off Progress Road for $400,000, local property records show.

The company bought the the parcel near the corner of Progress and Fortune roads, east of South Alex Road, from Dynapoint Technologies Inc., according to Montgomery County property records, which showed the transaction Monday.

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Dayton Progress, also called Dayton Lamina Corp., has a plant at 500 Progress Road, and the company has been in expansion mode in recent months.

Late last year, Montgomery County Commission approved a $150,000 development grant for Misumi USA to build a 50,000-square-foot distribution center in West Carrollton tied to Dayton Progress’s local plant. That project was expected to create 20 new jobs.

A message seeking comment was sent to James Whitaker, Dayton Progress plant manager, on Monday.

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