These 18 companies were Butler County’s biggest growers last year

Magnode Corp. workers band extruded aluminum at their Trenton plant in this 2012 photo. FILE.
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Magnode Corp. workers band extruded aluminum at their Trenton plant in this 2012 photo. FILE.

Eighteen projects — 14 of them expansions and four of them new locations — represented the largest investment and job creators announced last year, according to the 2017 Growth Report for Butler County.

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Those projects represent more $105 million in new investment, almost 1 million square feet in new construction, 746 new jobs created and at least 1,222 jobs retained.

Here’s a look at those projects:

CompanyInvestmentJobs retainedJobs created
American Manpower Services, Inc, Hamilton$46,000,000N/A200
UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., West Chester$2,510,000N/A130
The O'Gara Group, Inc., West Chester$400,00018881
Aero Fulfillment Services Corporation, Fairfield$2,750,00019965
Magnode Corporation, Trenton$13,000,00020050
Workstream Inc., Fairfield$289,62510545
DNA Diagnostics Center, Inc., Fairfield$85,00024040
ProFill Holdings, West Chester$1,406,682N/A30
Saf-Holland, Inc., West Chester$100,000N/A30
Georgia-Pacific Corrugated LLC, West Chester$17,900,0008229
Octal Extrusion Corporation, West Chester$7,500,0005020
OCS IntelliTrak, Fairfield$1,500,0003510
Standex Electronics, Fairfield$3,900,00012310
Kosei North America, West Chester$2,067,795N/A6
Lewis-Goetz, West Chester$1,229,355N/A0
ASIC Corporation, West Chester$1,300,000N/A0
Contingent Technology Solutions, West Chester$3,266,000N/A0
Anest Iwata USA, West Chester$354,960N/A0