Economic Gateway http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com EXPAND Greater Springfield News RSS Feed Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:48:15 -0700 en-us 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&... Springfield Then & Now: A skinny building with a long history http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16949 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 This skinny building at 1112 W. Main St. has a long history, stretching back to the early 1900s when it was a depot for the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway.  Around 1913 i... Ohio-based Victor’s Taco Shop making its way to Springfield http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16948 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Good news for Mexican food lovers in Springfield — a new option is coming your way. Victor’s Taco Shop, an authentic Mexican restaurant chain based out of Delaware, Ohio, will be openin... Onward Springfield http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=17133 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 BY MIKE MCDORMAN, PRESIDENT & CEO Our Chamber staff recently read a book by Starbucks founder, and CEO Howard Schultz entitled, “Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing I... Konecranes teambuilding exercise tackles food insecurity in Ohio http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16947 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Konecranes Region Americas partners with The Pack Shack to pack and donate over 102,000 meals to Ohio food banks Global crane manufacturer Konecranes builds overhead cranes and industrial... 2017 Annual Report 2018 Strategic Plan http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16945 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 State of Ohio Leadership Enabling Economic Development Financial Strength $2 Billion budget reserves as of 6/30/2017 Competitive $5 Billion tax cuts Business Climate $5 Billion reba... UNITED GRINDING Positioned for Major Advanced Manufacturing Growth in Ohio http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16944 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 New North American Headquarters Open for Business in Miamisburg UNITED GRINDING’s new North American headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio, has been officially opened only since November of 2017, ... Automation Impacting the Future of Work http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16943 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Automation has been impacting work in the United States for over 100 years.  The Kennedy Administration pointed to the impact of automation impacting the manufacturing sector starting in the 1950... Ohio Dominates Site Selection’s 2017 Governor’s Cup Rankings http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16942 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The month of March offered an array of positive news on Ohio’s continued momentum when it comes to economic development success. Site Selection released its 2017 Governor’s Cup r... Ohio Advancing Medical Technology http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16941 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Ohio Third Frontier Commission approved $2.1 million to move new technologies out of the lab and into the marketplace. Many of these innovative products could advance medicine and improve outcomes... Attention job-seekers: 100 openings at Champaign County job fair http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=16946 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 URBANA — OhioMeansJobs Champaign County is hosting a job fair this week with openings in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, sales and construction. The event is schedul...