Ohio is at the heart of the manufacturing renaissance, experiencing and ambitious rebound thanks to the fusion of research, new partnerships, and a competitiveness not seen in years. Ohio’s common sense regulatory climate has the lowest tax on new capital investment in the Midwest, allowing for one of the most robust advanced manufacturing sectors in the U.S. We have the people, the processes, and power to produce rubber, plastics, ferroalloys, and much more.

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Competitive

Find Your Edge in Ohio

Offshore manufacturing can’t compete with the high quality control standards you’ll find in Ohio or its cost effective labor rates. Companies are experiencing the value in bringing advanced manufacturing jobs back to Ohio. Ford Motor Company recently moved its operations to Ohio for its skilled workforce and logistical advantages.

Workforce

Attract and retain the talent you need

Manufacturing employment grew 9.4 percent between 2010-2012.

Production

Output on a massive scale

Ranks 1st in the U.S. in production of ferroalloys and the 3rd largest overall source of iron and steel in the nation.

Ohio ranks first in the U.S. in production of ferroalloys, the mixture of molten iron with one or more elements to make steel.

Logistics

Get your products to market & your people on the move

Ohio ranked 2nd in CNBC’s 2010 study of state transportation systems for its infrastructure, vitality, quality roads, and ability to cost-effectively ship goods by land, air, and water.

Ohio’s intermodal transport opportunities provide seamless air-to-rail, air-to-highway and air-to-water connectivity.

Import/Export

Cheaper, easier engagement with the world

Cut overhead costs and increase profits by locating in one of Ohio’s 10 Foreign Trade Zones.

0% import taxes, 10% export tax, 0% inventory tax

Ohio Foreign-Trade Zone Factsheet (257KB PDF)

Location

World-class logistics that help your business

Get to market faster. Ohio is recognized globally for its fast, effective routing of goods and services worldwide. Multi modal and centrally located, Ohio’s logistical infrastructure is designed to move parts and products in and out remarkably fast.

Manufacturing

Narrow your building and location choices

Discover why Site Selection magazine picked Ohio as the top state to locate a business five out of the past seven years. JobsOhio Consultants will quickly provide the economic, geographic, and other data you need to make an informed decision, and connect you with the industry, funding, and political partners you need to move fast.

Partners

Leverage Industry Leaders in Ohio

Ohio’s manufacturing sector produces about $80 billion worth of goods each year. Advanced manufacturing thrives in Ohio. Here are just a few industry leaders that continue to experience success in our state.

World-class, Columbus-based EWI has spun off a range of profitable advanced manufacturing companies, including Fabrisonic, which offers a new engineering technology used by heavy manufacturers and the aerospace and automotive industries.

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Get In Touch

Kristi Tanner
Managing Director
Phone: 614-224-6446