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Parma welcomes 140 new jobs at Pitt Ohio

5/29/2014 Download PDF here


PARMA, Ohio - The City of Parma is pleased to welcome PITT OHIO, a large trucking company moving into the city and bringing along 140 jobs.  It is expected that 60 more employees could be hired within the first three years. PITT OHIO, which has 21 locations throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, is relocating its Cleveland office to Parma. The company is hoping to open for business sometime next year.


Representatives from the company appeared before Parma’s Planning Commission on Wednesday, requesting a lot split and gaining a favorable recommendation to City Council for a similar use determination.


“PITT OHIO’S project brings a new era of economic vitality to the former GM Transmission property and is one of the most important economic development deals in the last decade here in Parma,” said Parma Mayor Tim DeGeeter.


The Mayor also praised the work of Economic Development Officer Shelley Cullins and that of Economic Development Director Erik Tollerup. “A lot of hard work went into making this happen,” he said. “Something like this doesn’t happen by accident.”


Geoffrey Muessig, PITT OHIO’s Executive Vice President and CMO, says “PITT OHIO has operated in northeastern Ohio for more than 25 years. We are pleased to relocate our expanding northeast Ohio terminal to Parma.  Access to a well-trained employee pool, site location and infrastructure make Parma the right relocation place for PITT OHIO.”


The company will operate from a LEED-certified building, which is a building standard for energy efficiency. LEED -Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. PITT OHIO has been and is committed to sustainability and thus, makes every effort to reduce its overall carbon footprint. 


In adhering to its “We’re Always There For You” signature commitment, PITT OHIO is dedicated to providing its customers with the best value in its supply chain, ground, Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) and truckload services.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, PITT OHIO services the entire Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions and the remainder of the United States, Canada and Mexico with The Reliance Network.  To contact PITT OHIO, please visit