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.

Wall Street Journal Confirms Ohio Valley is Driving Nation's Gas Production

Abundant natural gas in the Ohio Valley is providing economic benefits for the region and beyond.
August 1, 2016

The Wall Street Journal recognizes that Ohio’s abundant natural gas and natural gas liquids provide economic benefits for Ohio and surrounding states. This part of Appalachia is a national driver of gas production. The improved drilling techniques have cracked gas-rich shale formations.


Italian Company, Sofidel Group, Officially Breaks Ground in Circleville

New plant expected to bring 300 jobs to Pickaway County
July 25, 2016

World leader in the manufacturing of paper productsattracted to Ohio by hard-working talent, location and logistics access.


CEOs and Leaders to Discuss Key U.S. Economic and Health Issues at RNC

July 19, 2016

The 2016 Cleveland Host Committee and JobsOhio are hosting six Policy Panel discussions at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday, July 20 and Thursday, July 21. These discussions focus on important public policy issues and feature prominent business, academic, nonprofit and government leaders from Ohio and throughout the United States.

JobsOhio will stream five of the sessions live. If you’d like to watch a streaming broadcast live or follow the event, please click on the appropriate link. You can visit alink before the scheduled broadcast to set-up a notification.

JobsOhio Workforce Grant Helps Wilmington Company Launch New Training Program

Wilmington Aerospace company has received a workforce grant from JobsOhio to help train 100 new employees in aircraft repair and maintenance.
July 5, 2016

Provider of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services at the Wilmington Air Park received a $315,000 workforce grant to train much-needed technicians.

Trulia Ranks Ohio Cities in Top 10 of Graduate Opportunity Index

Attention Aspiring College Graduates! Move to Ohio for Best Opportunities
July 2, 2016

While the West Coast is known for its booming economy, new college graduates should actually be looking to the Midwest.