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DAYTON—QQE Summit, LLC, announced Wednesday it will move its headquarters from Newark, California to Dayton, Ohio while expanding its manufacturing operations, creating 14 new jobs and investing $15.8 million in their local operations.
QQE manufactures solid quartz components used in the manufacturing process of semiconductors which enable modern technologies around the globe such as cell phones, computers and every other digital device used in our lives.
“Dayton is perfectly positioned to support our aggressive growth strategy in a high tech industry. We are most excited about the central location near customers and suppliers, a strong advanced manufacturing workforce, and a supportive business community ready to help us grow,” said Ryan Kelly, QQE’s President. “We’re grateful for the support of JobsOhio, the Dayton Development Coalition, the City of Dayton and Montgomery County and look forward to a bright future in Ohio.”
Earlier this year, QQE Summit, LLC acquired the assets of Quality Quartz Engineering, Inc., creating one of the largest companies in the United States that specializes in the design and manufacture of solid quartz products for the Semiconductor, Solar, Fiber Optic, and Lighting Industries. QQE supplies a diverse array of products, from simple discs and flanges to highly complex and tight tolerance components, used by industry leading Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturers and Quartz Fabrication companies throughout the world.
“We’re excited to support QQE’s commitment to the Dayton Region and welcome the establishment of their headquarters,” said DDC President and CEO Jeff Hoagland. “This move will allow them to leverage the benefits of Dayton’s affordable cost of doing business and
excellent quality of life as they grow. We’re grateful for JobsOhio assisting the project with a $100,000 grant.”
The company’s new leadership team has strong Ohio roots. The acquisition will make QQE’s Janney Road facility its headquarters, and the company will continue to operate a manufacturing facility in Idaho. The company’s closed its former headquarters in California.
The company received a JobsOhio Grant to support their growth.