Economic Gateway http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com EXPAND Greater Springfield News RSS Feed Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:59:26 -0700 en-us Ohio’s Advancing the Future of Smart Mobility http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19005 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Investments in a smart mobility ecosystem put Ohio in the driver’s seat for developing automated vehicles and related technology. Ohio’s Resources are Second to None Ohio offers unpa... AT&T Invests More Than $1.3 Billion Over 3-Year Period to Boost Local Networks in Ohio http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19004 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 COLUMBUS, Ohio, -- At AT&T1, we've invested more than $1.3 billion in our Ohio wireless and wired networks during 2015-2017. These investments boost reliability, ... Ohio is becoming an attractive location for IT companies http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19003 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 While California’s Bay Area is the birthplace of many technological innovations, Ohio is home to considerable innovation as well, just without as much of the fanfare. Ted Griffith, managing d... Road tripping to explore Ohio's tech scene http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19002 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Mackenzie Kosut travels the world, meeting innovators who build their ideas using Amazon Web Services.   ... How Libraries Bridge the Employment Gap http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19001 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Government and community leaders meet in Ohio A five-person panel of Ohio community leaders explored employment issues August 9 during “Libraries Educate Today’s Workforce for Tomo... Ohio Is Poised to Lead the Way Into the Blockchain Age http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19000 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 New law protects firms developing innovative uses for blockchain technology On Aug. 3, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed legislation that will stimulate business investment in blockchain technology ... Video Highlights Why Ohio is an Attractive State for Businesses http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=18999 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 What happens in Ohio impacts the world. It is here, in Ohio, where talent, collaboration and world-class businesses and organizations transform big ideas into industry-changing products, services and ... Economic Impacts, Policy, and the Future of Renewable Energy in Ohio http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=18998 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 What is the future of renewable energy technologies, such as wind and solar, in Ohio?  Amidst the range of arguments and policy debates ever in front of the state’s legislature and policy m... Businesses Have Market Opportunities in Thailand, Vietnam http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=18997 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Companies in Thailand and Vietnam are major buyers of U.S. products in many industry sectors, and economic development agencies in Ohio and Pennsylvania are planning a trade mission to help companies ... 5 Strategies to Prepare Opportunity Zones for Development http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=18982 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The waiting is painful. The U.S. Treasury Department has certified over 8700 census tracts across the United States as Opportunity Zones.  Through a comprehensive public engagement process the na... Manufacturing helps boost Ohio jobs again http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17222 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio’s unemployment rate fell slightly last month, to 4.4 percent from 4.5 percent in February — and once again, manufacturing helped provide the boost. The state’s non-agricultur... A unique new Springfield facility gets a grant to help it fight trash waste. Here’s what will happen. http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17221 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 28 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A unique compost facility meant to be odorleess that is set to be built outside the downtown Springfield area has received a state grant to aid in its construction. Officials from the Clark County ... ‘We’re anti-gravity people’: What a large Springfield employer is doing to plan for its future http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17220 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A large Springfield employer is increasingly focusing on collecting and analyzing data to improve its products and becoming more flexible in its recruitment policies, company executives said. Berni... Find the usual and the unusual at this year-round Springfield market http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17219 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 This market is open year-round and is full of treasures — from the traditional to the not-so-traditional. Here are a few reasons to visit: Restaurant: Smith’s Market Location:&n... Camping World RV super retail center in Huber Heights to generate at least $1.7M for city http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17218 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Camping World Holdings, a network of RV retail locations, plans to build a super retail center in Huber Heights. Plans are underway to expand the company footprint with additional locations in seve... Ohio to develop smart mobility center http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17217 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio is planning to develop a smart-mobility center to prioritize connected technologies and pave the way for autonomous vehicles in the state, according to an executive order signed by Gov.... Make Ohio Home http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17216 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 What happens in Ohio impacts the world. This is why companies across the U.S. and the globe aspire to make Ohio home.   ... Ohio's Health Tech Industry is Changing Health Care Delivery http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17215 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A thriving biohealth industry supports health care's tech innovation The growing intersection between health care and information technology is disrupting and revolutio... Why the JobsOhio Model Works http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17214 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 With a unique business model, JobsOhio operates unlike any other state economic development organization. JobsOhio has a unique business model. Unlike other state economic development organiza... Carbon Fiber Poised to Revolutionize Ohio Industries http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17213 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Stronger and lighter materials appeal to many industries Technological advances are having a significant impact on industries involved in manufacturing, improving both products and processes. But s... Addressing the Manufacturing Workforce Achilles’ Heel http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17212 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio has proven solutions to the manufacturing workforce gap Although national manufacturing job projections anticipate open positions for years to come, the manufacturing workforce gap isn’t... Automotive Supplier Topre Goes Big on Second Expansion http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17211 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Fast-growing automotive steel supplier will occupy full site Topre America Corp., a U.S. automotive steel parts supplier, is expanding its facility near downtown Springfield, Ohio. In ... Community Leader Fly In 2018 http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17210 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Learn about the Development Coalition Community Leader Fly-In that took place April 16-18. Below is the welcome letter attendees received.  Dear Community Leader: Welcome to our 34th Ann... Team NEO Event – NEO Rising: Celebrating Today. Building Tomorrow. http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17209 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Thursday, May 10, 4pm – 6pm Registration is now open for the celebration. Click here for more information. In 2017, the regional economic development partners across the 18 counties of... Springfield’s Heritage Center features exhibit on ‘a company that can move anything to anywhere’ http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16950 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 What began over 110 years ago with one man and horse-drawn carriages has become a company that can move anything to anywhere. The Heritage Center continues its "Born in Clark County&...