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Ohioans should be proud of the businesses that call the Buckeye State home. To celebrate the work being done in Ohio, the Secretary of State’s office launched Ohio Business Profile, a monthly feature highlighting a number of Ohio businesses in a common industry or sector. Since June 2011, over 170 Ohio businesses from all around the state have been profiled.

Profiled companies are known for creating interesting products, offering outstanding service, contributing to their communities and employing Ohioans. As we work to improve Ohio’s overall business climate, the demonstrated successes of existing Ohio companies can be one of the best marketing tools we have to encourage others to invest here, creating jobs and economic activity.

Businesses are selected to display a diverse geographic, industrial and size representation. Profiles are created based on information provided by each business. Profiles can be viewed at www.OhioBusinessProfile.com or through the Secretary of State’s Facebook page. All Ohioans are encouraged to submit suggestions for future profiles on this site.


Secretary Husted Visits Ohio Businesses

Secretary Husted visits the Loveland facility of AMP Electric Vehicles and recognizes them for being featured as an Ohio Business Profile company.

AMP Electric Vehicles

Secretary Husted learns about the process of making Ballreich's Potato Chips. Demand for the unique potato chip has continued to increase since 1920 when the company began in Tiffin, Ohio. As a full line snack company today, Ballreich's receives orders from across the globe.


Secretary Husted tours the Root Candles facility and presents them with their Ohio Business Profile commendation. Now in their fifth generation Root Candles of Medina, Ohio can confidently lay claim to making The Best Candles in America. Since 1869.

Root Candles

seepex Inc. an industry leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing pumps worldwide, has been in the industry for the past 30 years. Secretary Husted tours the production facility in Enon, Ohio to learn the process of producing seepex pumps which are used in a variety of industries.


A staple in the local community, M&M True Value Hardware opened its doors for business nearly 100 years ago. Secretary Husted recognizes them for their community values and their continuing support of local educational opportunities.

M&M True Value Hardware

To see other businesses toured by Secretary Husted, visit the Secretary of State’s Media Center page.

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