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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.

zulily Expands its Presence in Ohio

Online Retailer Invests $1.3 million to Enlarge Gahanna Facility
September 23, 2016

Rapidly expanding retailer, zulily, launches larger operations, adding 50 jobs in customer service, fulfillment, merchandising and accounts payable. $1.3 million is being invested in the Gahanna expansion on top of invested $30 million already has spent.

Cincinnati Prepares to Host High-Profile Event for Tech Startups

Techstars’ FounderCon Will Bring More Than 1,000 Entrepreneurs to the City
September 21, 2016

Over 800 founders of tech-based startups and 300 big company leaders and investors will converge in Cincinnatifor FounderCon.

Mar-Bal, Inc. Expands in Northeast Ohio

Premier composites materials and molding company expanding their manufacturing footprint
September 7, 2016

Mar-Bal, Inc. new Painesville plant will utilize automation and new manufacturing processes. Driven by business growth and continuous investment in innovation, Mar-Bal needed to invest in additional manufacturing space in order to meet customer needs.

Future UNITED GRINDING North American headquarters

UNITED GRINDING Breaks Ground on North American Headquarters

Miamisburg Facility Will Create Additional Jobs Over Next Five Years
August 25, 2016

UNITED GRINDING plans to consolidate its Ohio and Virginia operations in the new facility in response to the significant North American market growth over the last 15 years. New facility will include more customer-centric activities, boost operational agility and expand numerous manufacturing offering.

Nestlé’s Latest Investment in R&D Means Job Growth in Ohio

$31 Million Investment Expands Dublin Product Testing Lab
August 22, 2016

Nestlé is upgrading its Quality Assurance Center in Dublin, Ohio. The company invests $31 million to add a 32,000-square-foot microbiology lab, and an additional $10 million worth of testing equipment. This boost makes the R&D center the company's most sophisticated center yet and it will help Nestlé achieve its goal of becoming a world leader in customer health.

Ohio's Small Business Tax Climate is Among Top 10 Best in U.S.

“Small Business Tax Index 2016” report names Ohio’s tax climate among 10 best in U.S.
August 8, 2016

Ohio’s tax climate ranks as 8th best in the country by the "Small Business Tax Index 2016," report published by the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council.