Automotive

JobsOhio provides an R&D Center Grant to support Ohio expansion

Weastec, Inc. Invests $3 Million for New Research, Development and Testing in Ohio

JobsOhio provides an R&D Center Grant to support Ohio expansion
June 21, 2018

A Japanese auto parts company plans to take its company to the next level by making automotive technological advances right here in Ohio. Weastec, Inc. announced plans to invest more than $3 million to expand in central Ohio with its first-ever R&D center in the United States.

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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.

High-Tech German Company Announces New U.S. Innovation Center

High-Tech German Company Announces New U.S. Innovation Center

Nanogate SE to establish an R&D center in Mansfield with JobsOhio Grant
April 11, 2018

JobsOhio today announced Nanogate SE, a Germany-based global specialist in design-oriented high-tech surfaces and components, will establish a new R&D center in Mansfield. Nanogate Jay Systems, the company's U.S. subsidiary, plans to add the R&D center to its existing facility, where more than 400 employees design and manufacture high-quality automotive lighting and interior components for major automotive manufacturers in the United States, Europe and Asia. JobsOhio is supporting the project with a $2 million R&D Center Grant.

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International Joint Venture Launches Construction of its First North American Facility for Light and Autonomous Vehicle Braking Systems

Breaking ground in Findlay in more ways than one
November 17, 2017

Autoliv-Nissin Brake Systems (ANBS), a joint venture between Autoliv and Nissin Kogyo, will establish a manufacturing facility in Findlay, its first in the United States. The company produces electronic brake systems and technology for autonomous and light vehicles. As mobility gets smarter, stronger, lighter and more eco-friendly, ANBS is also making it safer – from Ohio!

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Topre America Opens 174,000 Square-Foot Facility on Historic Site

174,000 Square-Foot facility will accommodate rise in automotive demand
November 7, 2017

Topre America, a tier one supplier to major automotive companies, opened the doors to its new stamping and high-strength steel production facility. The location is a revitalized, historic site in Springfield, Ohio that has been expanded to accommodate the rise in orders to meet the demand for lightweight vehicles.

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German automotive supplier establishes Wooster plant as its U.S. center for advanced e-mobility development

Schaeffler Group Celebrates 40 Years in Wooster with Plant Expansion
November 2, 2017

40 years after establishing its roots in the United States, Germany-based Schaeffler unveils its new, expanded facility. The high-tech facility will serve as the global center of competency for Schaeffler production.