Gov. John Kasich today (May 23) announced the approval of assistance for seven projects set to create more than 800 jobs and retain 2,025 jobs statewide.

Gov. John Kasich today (May 23) announced the approval of assistance for seven projects set to create more than 800 jobs and retain 2,025 jobs statewide.

Three of the projects are in central Ohio, totaling 460 jobs, according to a press release from Kasich's office.

During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the seven projects are expected to result in $31.4 million in new payroll and spur more than $193 million in investment across Ohio, according to the press release.

Projects approved in central Ohio are as follows:

Bleckmann USA LLC expects to create 200 full-time positions in Johnstown, generating $5.8 million in new annual payroll as a result of the company's new project.

Bleckmann operates logistics and distribution services to the retail and e-commerce industries throughout Europe. The TCA approved a 1.178 percent, seven-year Job Creation Tax Credit for this project.

Dollar Shave Club Inc. expects to create 185 full-time positions in Grove City, generating $5.8 million in new annual payroll as a result of the company's new project.

Dollar Shave Club is an online retailer that sells subscriptions for men's razors and personal-care products. The TCA approved a 1.222 percent, seven-year Job Creation Tax Credit for this project.

United Parcel Service Inc. expects to create 75 full-time positions in Columbus, generating $3.2 million in new annual payroll and retaining $81.6 million in existing payroll as a result of the company's expansion project.

UPS is a package-delivery company. The TCA approved a 1.232 percent, six-year Job Creation Tax Credit for this project.