Economic Gateway http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com EXPAND Greater Springfield News RSS Feed Wed, 14 Nov 2018 03:31:35 -0800 en-us London Stock Exchange launches U.S. division of ELITE – a global business support program – in Ohio October 5, 2018 http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19573 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The London Stock Exchange Group, attracted by Ohio’s ease of doing business, strong economy, and high concentration of vibrant small and medium-sized businesses, has initiated a groundbreak... What’s Next for Ohio’s RPS? http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19572 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 While, taken as a whole, many in the State of Ohio may not know about the debate surrounding its renewable portfolio standard (RPS), this policy is a crucial part of the state’s efforts to grow ... Clark County leaders developing plans for trip to Japan http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19571 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Board members with the Community Improvement Corp. of Clark County on discussed an upcoming trip to meet with business leaders in Japan and progress on two studies being conducted with assistance... Champaign County economic group creates new position to link students to local manufacturing jobs http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19570 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Champaign Economic Partnership has created a new, part-time position to better connect students in Champaign County with opportunities at area businesses. Ashley Cook will serve as a business l... Navistar focused on efficiency in Springfield plant http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19569 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Navistar’s Springfield plant is focusing on making its manufacturing processes more efficient and identifying problems earlier to improve the quality of its vehicles. The company has invested... Spooky Nook to include second-largest convention space in region http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19568 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 People shouldn’t think of the proposed Spooky Nook at Champion Mill gigantic indoor sports complex as only an athletic facility, City Manager Joshua Smith told an audience Thursday at his ninth ... Ohio’s Future in E-Commerce: CNBC http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19567 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700   Ohio is one of the most desirable locations for retailers in the growing e-commerce trend, CNBC reports. To learn more about logistics and distribution in Ohio, visit http://ow.ly/uCaD50... Ohio is becoming an attractive location for IT companies http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19566 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Thu, 01 Nov 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=19565 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700   Mackenzie Kosut travels the world, meeting innovators who build their ideas using Amazon Web Services. Read more at https://blog.aboutamazon.com/small-bu... ... Where Dreamers Become Doers http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19564 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Who’s achieving the American Dream and who’s not? A unique survey sheds light on both How we define the American Dream may be changing, but a recent survey shows that residents of Louis... Ohio’s Rapidly Growing Energy Industry Attracts Over $70 Billion in Investment http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19563 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The energy and shale gas economy triggers company expansions and community improvements. COLUMBUS — Ohio has emerged as a national leader in energy, largely due to the state’s... Wright-Patt Expansion Poised to Create New Jobs, Boost Dayton-Area Economy http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19562 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio legislators and leaders in the Dayton-area community on Tuesday celebrated the bipartisan efforts that helped land the largest single-site construction project in the history of Wright-... Export Interns Help Businesses Grow http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19561 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The State of Ohio wants to help businesses grow, and a program offered by the Ohio Development Services Agency can provide the boost needed to improve international marketing or logistics. The Ohio... Market Products and Services Internationally http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19560 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Putting products and services in front of international customers can help small and medium-sized businesses grow, and the Ohio Development Services Agency can make it easier to do that. The Intern... Meijer partners with Starbucks on the gas station of the future http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19012 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Grocer Meijer is opening the door on the future of its gas stations and convenience stores — and is partnering with Starbucks to do it. Meijer opened a newly-designed convenience store and ga... Kettering call center to hire 2,000 seasonal workers http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19011 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The parent company of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works needs to hire nearly 2,000 seasonal customer care specialists for its Kettering call center. While the L Brands jobs are seas... Amazon set to start hiring at new Monroe facility http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19010 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 MONROE —Amazon’s new fulfillment center in Monroe is just months away from opening and bringing more than 1,000 full time jobs to the region. Located near Interstate 75 at 700 Gateway B... Ohio-made Honda claims top safety award http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19009 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A Honda model whose engine and transmission are made in Western Ohio has been named a top safety pick. The 2019 Honda Insight has been awarded the 2018 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’... Help Us Find the Brightest Rising Stars in Economic Development http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19559 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Nominations are open for the 2019 Econ Dev 40 Under 40 Awards! Development Counsellors International and Jorgenson Consulting are searching for the top 40 economic development professionals under the ... Big data’s future is in Ohio http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19007 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 For over a decade, a common refrain in the corporate world was that data was exploding and companies needed the capacity to capture that data. As the challenges of data capture have been more or less ... Ohio’s Future in E-Commerce: CNBC http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19006 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio is one of the most desirable locations for retailers in the growing e-commerce trend, CNBC reports. To learn more about logistics and distribution in Ohio, visit http://ow.ly/uCaD50hK0vz. ... 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.   ...