Five companies will create more than 400 jobs in central Ohio

Advanced Drainage Systems is at 4640 Trueman Blvd.  at Hilliard.

Five businesses will expand in the Columbus area, creating about 435 new jobs, after being approved Monday for tax breaks from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority.

The companies are:

Advanced Drainage to add 200 jobs

Advanced Drainage Systems plans to add a 107,000 square foot expansion to its Hilliard operations, creating approximately 200 jobs.

The company, which produces corrugated plastic pipe for water drainage, employs about 4,500 workers, including 400 in central Ohio.

Founded in 1966, Advanced Drainage is based at 4640 Trueman Blvd. at Hilliard for about 20 years.

Water management systems for agriculture are still part of the company’s services, but it primarily builds and installs stormwater management systems that collect, treat and safely release stormwater runoff into commercial and residential developments.

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