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.


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.


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.


Fire-Dex Workforce Boost Keeps All Production in Ohio

Beginning to end production in Ohio
October 30, 2017

Fire-Dex supplies head-to-toe protection apparel for first responders, including firefighters. The company celebrates its new facility which will bring start-to-finish production in-house instead of outsourcing it. In order to meet stringent quality control expectations, Fire-Dex received a training grant to outfit its workforce with the skills to make products that meet those standards.


Dana Opens New High-Tech Light Axle Manufacturing Facility

Production begins anew at historic automotive site
October 27, 2017

Dana celebrates the grand opening of its new light axle manufacturing facility in Toledo. The 300,000-square-foot, high-tech facility initially will produce axles only for the Jeep Wrangler and eventually for other automotive customers.

Rapidly Growing E-commerce Company Makes Additional Commitment to Ohio

Rapidly Growing E-Commerce Company Makes Additional Commitment to Ohio

August 23, 2017 is an online furnishings retailer growing at a rapid pace and had a need to expand. With a fulfilment center already in Monroe, Hayneedle invested in a second facility because of the city's reliable workforce and ideal location for distribution.


Facebook Chooses Ohio for Its Newest Data Center

August 15, 2017

Billions of people will be connected globally with help from New Albany data center.