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.


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.


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.