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.

Employees at Hyland Software's offices in Cleveland, Ohio

Ohio Continues to Attract Millennial Workforce

April 4, 2017

Millennials are seeking three things: availability of jobs, salary levels and affordable cost of housing. Cities throughout Ohio are taking additional steps to attract millennial talent and it's paying off. Between 2010 and 2016 over 86,000 millennials moved or returned to Ohio.

Canada-Based Produce Grower Chooses Ohio for Its Greenhouse Operations in U.S.

March 29, 2017

Golden Fresh Farms cultivates 52 full-time positions and invests $22.5 million.


Health Care Giant Acquires CoverMyMeds

Another Success Story Strengthens Ohio’s Position as a Startup Scene
February 22, 2017

San Francisco-based McKesson Corp. purchases Ohio’s CoverMyMeds for $1.1 billion.


World’s Largest Food Manufacturer to Expand in Solon

Nestlé USA commits 300+ jobs
February 9, 2017

Nestlé USA relocates 300 jobs from California to Solon, Ohio. This move strategically places more operations closer to its factories. Technical, production and supply chain roles add $41 million in new payroll and will join the existing 2,000 employees at the Northeast Ohio campus.


Smart Mobility Is In The Driver’s Seat In Central Ohio

$45 million state-of-the-art hub to provide connected and autonomous testing
January 26, 2017

The Transportation Research Center (TRC) will include a 540-acre Smart Mobility Advanced Research and Test (SMART) Center. The center will include testing of highly automated vehicles in a closed, safe and repeatable environment before being deployed into the real world.

U.S. Plastics Industry Seeing Growth in Employment, Plant Expansions

January 13, 2017

Plastics Industry Association report shows a positive outlook for the plastics industry with significant contributions from shale gas related investments. Employment increased 1.4 percent in 2015 and that the U.S. demand for plastics hit a record $295.4 billion.