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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.

Spray Products Acquires New Facility with Revitalization Support

Spray Products Acquires New Facility with Revitalization Support

Revitalized site meets expansion needs of rapidly growing company
May 7, 2018

Spray Products Corp. has acquired a facility in Medina to accommodate its rapid expansion. Local, regional and state partners came together to support the revitalization of a vacant Valspar spray facility, which is an ideal fit for Spray Products’ production needs.

Kadant Consolidates Manufacturing and Office Operations

Kadant Consolidates Manufacturing and Office Operations

Manufacturer consolidates national and international business in Ohio
May 3, 2018

Kadant Black Clawson has opened a new facility in Lebanon, Ohio. The facility is a consolidation of office and manufacturing operations from facilities in Alabama, Sweden and around Ohio. Kadant Black Clawnson believes this will improve operating efficiencies, give them access to quality talent and be able to accommodate future expansion.

Ohio's Biomedical Industry Is a Leader in the Midwest

Ohio's Biomedical Industry Is a Leader in the Midwest

BioEnterprise's report of Midwest biomedical investments ranks Ohio one of the leaders
April 23, 2018

BioEnterprise's Midwest Healthcare Growth Capital Report 2017 shows Ohio with high biomedical investment numbers. Large investments and numerous new deals reinforce that Ohio is an authority in health care.

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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.