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.


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.


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. 



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.


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!

Midmark Announces New R&D Center Near Dayton

JobsOhio grant contributes to state-of-the-art health care solutions R&D center
November 15, 2017

Midmark Corp. is opening a new R&D facility in Versailles with the support of the JobsOhio Research & Development (R&D) Center Grant program. The new state-of-the-art facility will house tools to facilitate the discovery of solutions for improving patient outcomes and patient experiences.


Medical Device Innovator Opens State-of-the-Art Research Center in Northeast Ohio

First JobsOhio R&D Center Grant Recipient, QED, Ready to Impact Healthcare
November 8, 2017

The QED Research Center, funded by the JobsOhio Research & Development Center Grant Program, provides a platform to develop innovative imaging solutions that address society's most pressing challenges in healthcare.