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Ohio continues to be recognized as a premier location for economic development in the U.S. Strong, statewide partnerships facilitate capital investment and job growth through leveraging Ohio's advantages. Read the latest news about these collaborative efforts throughout Ohio.

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Automotive Supplier Topre Goes Big on Second Expansion

Fast-growing automotive steel supplier will occupy full site
April 18, 2018

Topre America, a U.S. branch of the Japan-based automotive steel supplier Topre, has expanded its plans for investment in a revitalized manufacturing site in Springfield, Ohio. The company’s vice president says the site’s automotive manufacturing history makes it the ideal spot for the investment.

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Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Breaks Ground in Toledo for First Hot Briquetted Iron Plant in the Great Lakes Region

Toledo site provides necessary infrastructure and proximity to customers
April 5, 2018

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., a Cleveland-based major supplier of iron-ore pellets, broke ground on its first hot briquetted iron (HBI) production plant near the Port of Toledo. The company is investing $700 million in the facility, which will be the only one of its kind in the Great Lakes Region. The plant will create up to 1,200 construction jobs and 130 permanent jobs with an average salary and benefit package exceeding $100,000 a year.

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UNITED GRINDING Positioned for Major Advanced Manufacturing Growth in Ohio

New North American Headquarters Open for Business in Miamisburg
March 27, 2018

UNITED GRINDING’s new North American headquarters will add 40 new jobs to the Dayton area and is positioned for major manufacturing growth in Ohio.

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2018 Honda Accord Recognized as the 2018 North American Car of the Year

Made in Ohio, the 2018 Honda Accord showcases automotive excellence
January 19, 2018

Ohio’s workforce has been building Honda Accords to the highest standards for over 35 years. The new sleek, light, spacious and advanced 2018 Honda Accord is a reinvented breed of a classic car. Powered by high-torque turbo engines, hybrid elements and a diverse array of smart technologies, the 2018 Honda Accord receives well-deserved recognition.

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Lincoln Electric’s Wayne Trail Technologies Opens Newly Expanded Facility in Western Ohio

Expansion will bring 50 new jobs to the area
December 5, 2017

Lincoln Electric’s Wayne Trail Technologies, an automation integrator in Fort Loramie, Ohio, celebrated the opening of its newly expanded facility. The expansion will bring 50 new and highly skilled advanced manufacturing jobs to the small town about 30 miles north of Dayton. 

 

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Highly-Automated Food Distribution Center Opens in Findlay

High-tech location will employ 400
December 4, 2017

McLane Company Inc. is a leading supply chain provider in food service and groceries for convenient stores, markets, merchants and restaurants in the United States. Following an announcement in February 2016 to open a highly-automated facility in Findlay, McLane Co. cuts the ribbon on its newest location which will employ over 400 skilled positions.