Nike supplier to open first U.S. factory in Cincinnati

By Cincinnati Business Courier

Aug 31, 2015

A fast-growing specialty textile company based in China plans to open its first U.S. manufacturing operation in the Cincinnati region, thanks in part to a tax incentive from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority.

Legend Athletic Wear is the North American subsidiary of Legend Sportswear Pty Ltd., an Australian specialty textile company based out of Shanghai, China. On Monday, the tax credit authority approved Legend Athletic Wear for a 45 percent, five-year job creation tax credit. Legend’s clients include a who’s who of sports apparel companies, including Nike, Adidas and others.

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