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New Bremen Economic Development Opportunities Report March 2022

Multiple Sites in New Bremen, OH

New Bremen is a beautiful small town located in west central Ohio. New Bremen’s rich history of versatility and dynamic business sense began in 1833, when it was settled by German immigrants. New Bremen continues the legacy of success through work ethic and pride.

With an active Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) since 1979, the organization continues to be a partnership of public and private interest. The CIC is governed by a 15-member volunteer board of directors representing a wide variety of local business and government interests.

This approach eliminates obstacles, accentuates start-ups, and feeds business growth.

The CIC serves companies and site consultants as the single point of entry into our community. We work closely with village, county, and state governments to provide an opportunity to build your business and love your life. Through this pro-business network New Bremen can offer incentive packages, such as tax-abatements and TIF districts.

New Bremen is geographically situated to take full advantage of Ohio’s transportation assets. Located 10 miles west of Interstate 75 and 9 miles south of U.S. 33, New Bremen is near the crossroads of two major American highways.

New Bremen, Auglaize County is located within 500 miles of:

  • 60% of the U.S. population
  • 50% of the Canadian population
  • 63% of all U.S. manufacturing
  • 70% of all North American manufacturing
  • 63% of all U.S. retail operations
  • 80% of all U.S. corporate headquarters

New Bremen is part of the Wapakoneta/Auglaize County, OH micropolitan. Based on local business expansion, capital investment, and job growth, the county has consistently ranked among the top 6% of micropolitans (out of 576).

Major employers that call New Bremen home include Crown Equipment Corporation, Thieman Quality Metal Fab, Inc., Brookside Laboratories, Kinninger Production Welding, Inc., VisionMark Nameplate Company, and Opus Manufacturing.

Site opportunities include:

Bunker Hill Industrial Park

  • 2-26 acres of vacant land for Industrial Use

Within a 45-mile radius, Auglaize County has a labor force of 383,000 with more than 74,628 jobs in manufacturing. The area workforce is known for its quality work ethic. Attendance, pride in a job well done and a strong sense of teamwork are just a few of the defining characteristics your company can expect from area workers.

Not only does New Bremen have access to this extensive network of workers, but it has a proven ability to attract a workforce beyond its county borders. Approximately 58% of New Bremen’s workforce reside in other counties.

Beyond location, Auglaize County is blessed with a skilled workforce and availability to customized career pathway training programs offered through Wright State University – Lake Campus and Rhodes State College. For career tech programs, New Bremen is served by Tri-Star Career Compact, which prepares high school students with a trade skill in Automotive Technology, Computer Assisted Drafting(CAD), Computer Support Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technologies, Medical Technology Preparation, and Precision Machining.

Within a 150-mile radius, students have a choice of attending 8 colleges, some of the most prestigious universities in the Midwest.

Community, occupation, demographic, business, labor force, wage, and talent data can be found here.

New Bremen Municipal Center

Public Power and AMP

Public power utilities are not-for-profit, community-owned electric systems that work to provide the highest quality, most reliable power to residents and businesses. They are a part of the communities and focus on what is best for the people and businesses they serve.

American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is the nonprofit wholesale power supplier and services provider for 134 public power systems in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Maryland and Delaware. On behalf of its members, AMP deploys a diverse renewable generation portfolio along with environmentally responsible programs and services as part of a corporate commitment to sustainability.

For more information about our member communities and programs, visit

Ariel view of New Bremen

Downtown New Bremen

New Bremen was once a stop on the Miami & Erie Canal. Visitors can view a historic canal lock that has been restored at the village’s Lock One Park.

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