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Three Trade Missions Can Help Businesses Grow

Monday, December 10, 2018

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...
Smart Projects Across the State

Friday, November 16, 2018

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
What’s Next for Ohio’s RPS?

Monday, November 12, 2018

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...
Navistar focused on efficiency in Springfield plant

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

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...
Ohio’s Future in E-Commerce: CNBC

Friday, November 02, 2018

  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...
Road tripping to explore Ohio's tech scene

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

  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

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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...
Export Interns Help Businesses Grow

Thursday, October 25, 2018

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...
Market Products and Services Internationally

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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...
Ohio-made Honda claims top safety award

Monday, October 01, 2018

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...
Big data’s future is in Ohio

Friday, September 28, 2018

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....
Ohio’s Future in E-Commerce: CNBC

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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,...
Ohio’s Advancing the Future of Smart Mobility

Monday, September 24, 2018

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...
How Libraries Bridge the Employment Gap

Friday, September 14, 2018

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 Tomorrow’s Careers,”...
Ohio Is Poised to Lead the Way Into the Blockchain Age

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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...
Manufacturing helps boost Ohio jobs again

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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...
Ohio to develop smart mobility center

Friday, May 18, 2018

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...
Make Ohio Home

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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

Monday, May 14, 2018

A thriving biohealth industry supports health care's tech innovation The growing intersection between health care and information technology is disrupting and revolutionizing the traditional ways of providing health care. Health tech...
Why the JobsOhio Model Works

Friday, May 11, 2018

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 organizations, JobsOhio...
Carbon Fiber Poised to Revolutionize Ohio Industries

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

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...
Automotive Supplier Topre Goes Big on Second Expansion

Friday, May 04, 2018

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 late 2016, Topre...
Community Leader Fly In 2018

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

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 Annual...
Onward Springfield

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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...
2017 Annual Report 2018 Strategic Plan

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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 rebate to companies for worker...
Automation Impacting the Future of Work

Friday, April 13, 2018

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...
Ohio Advancing Medical Technology

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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...
JobsOhio 2017 Annual Report Highlights Results

Friday, April 06, 2018

We are proud to present the JobsOhio 2017 Annual Report and 2018 Strategic Plan.  This report provides an overview of how JobsOhio executes its mission to drive job creation,...
Ohio’s Smart Mobility Resource and Assets

Monday, March 19, 2018

Ohio’s assets for the future of autonomous and connected vehicles Ohio is home to the winner of the U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) first “Smart...
Springfield is becoming a ACT Work-Ready Community

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Springfield has earned the official designation of being an ACT Work-Ready Community.  This initiative and designation will benefit the entire community.  Job seekers, as well...
Getting it Wright

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Aviation and aerospace have been a signature Ohio industry since the early 1900s. Aerospace is hardly an emerging industry in Ohio, but it wasn’t always the...
Ohio to develop smart mobility center

Monday, February 12, 2018

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...
PrimeOhio: Driving Industrial Success

Monday, January 01, 2018

It is said that you are a reflection of the five people you interact with the most. By surrounding yourself with others who are constantly...
Gain an Edge Through Scientific Innovation

Monday, December 11, 2017

Given the right environment, research and technology can advance at an astonishing rate; helping to pave the path for an abundant future. Today, science parks serve...
Economic Champions

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Ohio’s leaders are on a mission to make the Buckeye State the best for businesses, and they’re not backing down. Since 2011, Governor John Kasich has...
Unmanned Aircraft and Robotics: The Future is Here

Monday, November 27, 2017

Self-driving cars and aerial drones are no longer a science-fiction dream. With advancements in technology growing at an almost exponential rate, unmanned systems and robotics are...
Leading the Way in American Made Manufacturing

Monday, November 20, 2017

We take pride in purchasing American-made products. There is something special about knowing that you are helping to support your economy with your dollars. By providing...
Springfield adoption agency to show off renovations

Monday, November 20, 2017

Choosing Hope Adoptions, a faith-based, state-sanctioned adoption agency serving the state of Ohio, has recently finished renovations on its Springfield offices and will be hosting...
An Industry Leader Born of Small Beginnings

Monday, November 13, 2017

At times, it can be difficult to imagine that even big businesses can have small beginnings. However, even industry leaders start as little more than...
Navistar: Driving our Economy

Monday, October 30, 2017

Large vehicles, like commercial trucks and school buses, literally keep an economy moving. From transporting manufactured products and agricultural commodities, to ensuring that a community’s students...
Resources to Build a Thriving Community

Monday, October 16, 2017

A strong community is built upon a foundation of resources, communication, and collaboration. By working together and sharing resources, a community can reach heights, and...
A Leader in Metalwork Mastery

Monday, October 16, 2017

What makes industry leaders stand out above the others in a highly-competitive market? Industry leaders don’t just perform a job, instead they fully dedicate themselves...
Opening Eyes to Opportunities in Manufacturing

Monday, October 09, 2017

What inspires students to select one career path over another? Students’ experiences during their high school and college years are highly influential - potentially altering...
Protection to Bring You Peace of Mind

Monday, September 18, 2017

  It is difficult to put a price on peace of mind. From your home or apartment, to your treasured valuables, insurance and protections plans can...
Examining the Economic Effects of 9/11

Monday, September 04, 2017

  There are a handful of historical events so striking that they shatter our existing image of the world, and force us to reevaluate our lives. For...
Konecranes: Lifting Up Entire Businesses

Monday, August 28, 2017

If you work in an industry focused on construction and manufacturing, you are well aware of the critical role that lifting devices play in your...
Helping You to Pinpoint an Optimal Location

Monday, June 05, 2017

Location, location, location. This single detail is lauded as one of the most influential factors when it comes to business success. Finding an optimal location for...
Defense contractor lands $47M laser research deal

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Dayton area defense contractor has landed a six-year, $47.7 million research deal to protect military warfigthers and harden materials against laser attacks, according to...
Wittenberg: A Leader in Liberal Arts Education

Monday, May 22, 2017

A comprehensive higher education experience places an emphasis on skills like critical thinking, fluent public speaking, and strong writing. Leading universities provide their students with a...
UDRI involved in new materials research

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) is involved with more new materials research. The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, with UDRI, JobsOhio, the University...
Ohio, Dayton take the stage at drone event

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Dayton and Ohio are being represented at a global drones conference. Ohio experts on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) arrived at XPONENTIAL 2017 ready to make the case...
Ohio adds 15K jobs in February

Friday, March 24, 2017

Ohio employers posted a net gain of 15,200 jobs last month — the second-highest statewide increase in the nation — while the February unemployment rate...
Defense contractor opens new Beavercreek office

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Defense contractor MEI Technologies has opened a Beavercreek office to focus on providing best-value solutions and support to the U.S. Air Force, the company announced. “By...
The American Dream Reimagined

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

By Site Selection Magazine The American dream is often associated with home ownership, financial opportunity and economic prowess, but are these narrow definitions still valid today?...
New tavern, restaurant opens in Springfield

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tim Rigel has owned a lot of businesses and properties in Springfield over the years from drive-throughs and rentals to sports complexes and car lots. Rigel...
Local housing markets among “healthiest” in Ohio

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Three communities in the Dayton-area have been named among the Top 10 “healthiest” housing markets in Ohio, including one local market that ranks third nationally. Northridge,...
Change is Good; Predictability is Too

Monday, January 09, 2017

By Site Selection Magazine Welcome to State of the States 2017, an annual compendium of data that matter to corporate location decision-makers. In addition to containing updated...
Trump in Context

Monday, January 09, 2017

By Site Selection Magazine A series of trends is building in the international system that will crash somewhat unceremoniously into the Trump administration. Some will complicate everything...
Growing Startups in Ohio for 180+ Years

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Nearly 1,500 FounderCon attendees converged in Greater Cincinnati October 17 through 19, creating new energy in the region. During the three-day event, entrepreneurs filled the streets,...
Self-driving cars coming to Ohio

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Self-driving cars could be taking to Ohio roads in the next month, WVXU reports. The Buckeye State has been marketing itself as a testing ground for...
Business Climates Matter; Here’s Why

Monday, November 21, 2016

By SIte Selection Magazine I’m writing this note less than a week before the national election, and I’ll bet you were as campaign-fatigued at the beginning...
$4.8M raised for downtown Springfield redevelopment

Friday, July 08, 2016

Clark County economic development and government agencies, foundations and private businesses have banded together to kick start commercial and residential development in downtown Springfield. A new...
Dole Purchases Land in Springfield

Thursday, May 26, 2016

SPRINGFIELD — A subsidiary of Dole has purchased a nearly $550,000, 28-acre property near its facility along Titus Road, two years after a $9 million...
Aligned for Discovery

Monday, May 16, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine Education is revered in Iowa, and its cachet is contagious. The state not only boasts the highest high school graduation rate in the...
The Robots Are Coming

Monday, May 16, 2016

By SIte Selection Magazine “Danger, Will Robinson” may be the most famous three words ever spoken by a robot on television. But the fake peril of...
Top Deals of 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine What gets a megaproject across the finish line? What blend of circumstance, strategy, timing and relationships inspires companies to cement commitments worth...
Still Open for Business

Monday, May 16, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine On March 26, Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk broke ground on a new $2-billion production facility in Clayton, North Carolina. That’s right. A...
A Climb to the Top

Monday, May 16, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine While some may not think of Texas as a key player in expanding healthcare and biotechnology on a global scale, the state...
From Inversion to Investment

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine If there's ever a good place to get back on your horse, it's Texas. On April 6, Dublin-based global pharmaceutical firm Allergan announced...
Global Best to Invest Awards

Monday, May 02, 2016

By SIte Selection Magazine In a world seemingly consumed with perpetual crises, the good stuff often gets overlooked. Positive economic news is swept away in a...
High Marks

Monday, April 25, 2016

By SIte Selection Magazine Oklahoma is receiving accolades for its successes in what many educators contend is the most important aspect of ensuring educational success —...
Healthy Outlook

Monday, April 25, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine The quality of a message to stay with you long enough to spark action is called the Stickiness Factor. The Pacific Northwest...
Snapshots of Excellence

Monday, April 18, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine When the Lumina Foundation last year ranked states and cities by their percentage of workforce population with at least an associate's degree,...
Push and Pull

Thursday, March 31, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine California presents a unique dichotomy in terms of evaluating its attractiveness as a location for existing firms and those from outside the...
Leveling the Field

Thursday, March 31, 2016

By Site Selection Magazine When Level 3 Communications cut the ribbon to open its 39,000-sq.-ft. operations center in Peachtree Corners, Ga., on Nov. 18, the Fortune...
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