Economic Gateway http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com EXPAND Greater Springfield News RSS Feed Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:44:22 -0800 en-us Navistar says manufacturing changes reduced injuries http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20081 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Navistar’s improvements at the company’s Springfield plant included investments to improve ergonomics and prevent injuries on the manufacturing floor, company officials said in a recent po... Speedway will add hundreds of jobs in Clark County with expansion http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20080 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Enon — Speedway will add as many as 300 new jobs in Clark County as part of an announcement today that the national convenience store chain will expand its corporate headquarters in Enon with a ... The future of green jobs in Ohio http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20079 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 We have looked at different job growth strategies in past blogs, from making policies that support small businesses to focusing on workforce development to shrink the skills gap. This w... Becoming “Blockland:” Ohio wants to lead blockchain business http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20078 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 When it comes to the potential of the little understood blockchain technology, Valentina Isakina, financial services managing director for JobsOhio, doesn’t mince words. She compares the impa... A Taste of Leadership: Why Food and Flavoring Companies Can’t Resist Ohio http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20077 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Ohio’s concentration of food companies, R&D resources and markets have been giving companies a competitive edge for generations. Food is a social unifier and an important part of our dail... The Ohio Advantage: Leveraging Ohio’s Competitive Assets http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20076 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 For those of us charged with promoting our state, most of us would agree Ohio is an easy sell. The list of Ohio’s benefits for prospects are long, but there are four key assets, each with extrao... Export Interns Boost Business: Ohio Program Will Pay Up to Half the Wages http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20075 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 The Ohio Export Internship Program helps businesses grow by expanding export efforts or starting an export initiative. The Ohio Development Services Agency is accepting company applications now for... Three Trade Missions Can Help Businesses Grow http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20074 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Ohio companies can open new foreign markets for their products through three trade missions early next year. The Ohio Development Services Agency and the state’s Small Business Development Ce... Springfield area small businesses prepare for holiday season http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=20082 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Thu, 22 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Several area business owners said they’re more optimistic about the future of small, independent retailers in Clark County despite competition online and from national chains. Several local s... Mercy to break ground on new Clark County medical campus today http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19576 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Enon —Officials from Mercy Health — Springfield will break ground on a $14 million project that will start with the construction of a freestanding emergency department on the border of Eno... Need a job? Kroger needs 400 new employees across the region http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19575 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 As it continues to grow and expand its digital platforms, Kroger is looking to hire 400 new associates in the Dayton and Cincinnati division. The region-wide hiring event is Saturday from 11 a.m. t... Smart Projects Across the State http://www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources/?item=19574 www.expandgreaterspringfield.com/springfield/news-and-resources Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0800 With Smart Projects Across the State, Ohio’s an Ideal Location for Testing Autonomous and Connected Technologies. Continue to full article to explore these projects ... 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...