Cool Off and other local businesses including VK Logic Engineering and Killen trucking are proposing to partner with Council to seek Commonwealth funding to expand, develop, and enhance the Howlong Industrial Park.
We already provide jobs for 225 people from the local community – the majority of whom live in or close to Howlong.
With improvements to infrastructure we will be able to sell our products – including our patented unique technology – in new markets here and overseas.
This growth will create new jobs in our business, in Howlong and in the wider regional economy.
Cool Off is an award-winning, world-class manufacturer of pet food.
A group of local businesses led by Cool Off are proposing to partner with local and federal government to build opportunities in our region with an improved Howlong Industrial Precinct.
As a part of the Howlong community, Cool Off has observed that there is a demand for more industrial land and better infrastructure for our local businesses. Our community needs to build the infrastructure that will help our local businesses to grow and to make our regional economy more sustainable.
The proposed Howlong Industrial Precinct includes an export logistics hub, which would:
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By meeting the needs of regional businesses, particularly agribusiness and food manufacturing, the proposed Howlong Industrial Precinct will help to grow our regional economy and create jobs in the local community. The proposed Howlong Industrial Precinct would:
Growing local businesses will help to create jobs and improve the regional economy.