Sam Dong Ohio is our November Business Highlight! 

Sam Dong is this month’s Business Highlight! This company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of magnet wire for the electrical coil winding industry and was founded in South Korea in 1977. In addition to their Delaware location in Ohio, the company also has locations in Tennessee, Poland, Malaysia and South Korea. Sam Dong Ohio opened its doors at 801 Pittsburgh Drive in 2009 and just celebrated their 10-yr anniversary! Delaware’s plant specializes in producing copper casting and rolling facility producing oxygen-free rod and strip products. The industries they serve are telecommunications, locomotive and power distribution.

One hundred ten people proudly call Sam Dong their employer in Delaware; the average tenure for the company is 17 years. The local team is known to keep up a family culture with lots of employee recognition and appreciation gestures such as giving employees a paid day off for their birthday, an employee newsletter, awards for going above and beyond in a job as well as regular cornhole and Yardzee (giant Yahtzee) tournaments during work hours. They also host an annual employee appreciation event where they invite family and friends of employees to get together and celebrate a great year as a team and company. Sam Dong also volunteers staff time for their Community Connection program where the team builds bikes for children and adults with adaptive needs.

If you are interested in joining the Sam Dong team, email your resume to HR Manager Tracy Pabst, for information on any openings at Below are some testimonials from current employees about their experience working on the team.

Joe - Production Employee - 2 years- "Sam Dong is truly a great place to have a career. One thing that really makes them stand out is they listen to employees on how to improve work environment and manufacturing processes. They have taken great strides to make the work atmosphere feel like family. If you need help with anything just ask and they do everything in their power to help out. I'm proud to be part of the Sam Dong family!"

Doris - 37 years Production Associate- "The people are like family, supportive management, dependable job, fun environment, flexible and have always stood by me!"

Dan - 19 years Production Associate- "I love being a part of a team-based culture with frequent team-building activities. I enjoy working as a Team Ambassador to improve work and productivity between teams and departments to reach common goals and make a positive impact for the company."

Kenny - 14 months Production Associate- "It’s a family atmosphere. If another company offered me more money per hour, I wouldn't take it. This is the best job I've ever had! It's more about family here, like a "mom/pop" business."



Ohio Health (Grady Memorial Hospital) 1,500 Healthcare
Delaware County 1,091 Government
Great Lakes Distribution Center
1,086 Logistics
Delaware City Schools 646 Education
Ohio Wesleyan University 576 Education
Advance Auto Parts Distribution 406 Logistics
Vertiv 347 R&D/Testing
PPG Industries, Inc. 330 Manufacturing - Automotive Aftermarket Paints
City of Delaware 301 Government
Domtar/AHP 290 Manufacturing - Diaper and Hygienic Products
JEGS Automotive, Inc. 250  HQ/ Call Center/ Logistics/ Racing R&D
Liberty Castings 234 Foundry
International Paper 175 Manufacturing - Cardboard Containers
Midwest Acoust-A-Fiber 150  Manufacturing - Thermal & Acoustical Products
Delaware Area Career Center 120 Education
Sam Dong Ohio, Inc. 100 Manufacturing - Copper Products
Delaware County District Library 86  Education
Luvata Ohio, Inc. 84 Manufacturing - Welding Electrodes & Accessories
V&P Hydraulic Products 81 Manufacturing - Metal Cylinders

American Howa
76 Manufacturing - Automotive Headliners
ProBuild/Builder's FirstSource 76 Wholesale - Building Supplies
Charter NEX 60 Manufacturing - Plastic Bags
New Flyer 55 Wholesale & Distribution - Bus Parts
Henkel Industries 47 Manufacturing - Food Grade Can Coatings
Wanner Metal Worx 45 Metal Fabrication
Whiteside Manufacturing 45 Manufacturing - Creepers & Shop Stools
Engineered Materials Systems 40 HQ/R&D/Manufacturing - Adhesive & Solar Panel Products
Inno-Pak LLC 36 HQ & Manufacturing - Food Containers
 Easyfit Products Inc. 35 Manufacturing -  Cabinetry &  Countertops
 Blue Bird 35 Distribution  Center
Sky Climber LLC 34 HQ/R&D/Manufacturing - Tower Access Products
Delo Screw Products 30 HQ, Manufacturing - Fasteners
Savare Specialty Adhesives 30 Manufacturing - Specialty Adhesives
 Sky Climber Fabricating 26 Fabrication
Carolina Color Corp of Ohio 25  Manufacturing - Pigments and Dyes
Red Built 25 Manufacturing - Trusses
Benchmark Woodworks Co. 20 Manufacturing - Custom Millwork, Casework, Fixtures
American Electric Power 18 Utility
ACI Industries 16 Manufacturing - Recycled Paper Products
Federal Heath Signs, Co. 15 Manufacturing - Signage
Toolmatics  13 Wholesale - Manufacturing Tooling 
Harris Instruments12Manufacturing/R&D - Testing Equipment
Quality Carriers   8 Logistics
T.J. Clark International  5Manufacturing/R&D - Military Pump Systems
Tube Amp Factory   2Manufacturing - Tube Amplifiers

Employer Highlights

The Delaware community continues to grow and expand; housing, schools and business. This has helped JEGS attract a great workforce to service its customers and over 1 million packages shipped annually. Delaware has become quite the home for JEGS.  - The Coughlin Family

Let's face it; it's good to feel good about what you're doing and Delaware is all about opportunity to create your own business culture, to be invested in a business community where relationships and people matter, to work within a sophisticated business and government environment. That was a massive upside for us. The value is priceless.   - Mike Berichon, President and CEO of Mediu

Manufacturing entities find it easy to make themselves at home in the City of Delaware.   - Carl Johnson, PPG Plant Manager

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