F ASTLANE’s team of specialized manufacturing and engineering consultants has more than 100 years of manufacturing experience, across a variety of functions, including multiple engineering disciplines. We provide an experienced outside perspective to your organization. Solving technical challenges, advancing technologies, and delivering innovative solutions to increase your competitive advantage.
The Greater Springfield CareerConnectED Internship Program provides high school students with Job Readiness Workshops, Customer Service Training & Certification, OSHA-10 Training & Certification, as well as ACT WorkKeys. Learn more at www.getcareerconnected.org.
The Enterprise Zone Program is an economic development tool administered by municipal and county governments that provides real and personal property tax exemptions to businesses making investments in Ohio.
Greater Springfield is the perfect place for your business to move ahead. With easy access to the country’s most sought after markets and a strong regional manufacturing base that needs to transport more and more product every year, logistics and distribution companies are in high demand. Plus, we have all the infrastructure and support services you need to keep up.
Insurance is a growth industry in Greater Springfield because our region benefits from a
virtuous cycle of investment and achievement. Insurance enterprises—large and small—have invested their faith, capital, and reputations into Greater Springfield and have realized terrific returns. This inspires them to invest and accomplish even more. In short: success breeds success.
With our ready access to key resources and strategic markets, Greater Springfield is a hot-bed of innovation and growth for companies that feed the world. Whether you’re focused on the science of research and development, food manufacturing, or the products and services that support the industry, we have what you need to thrive.
What jobs are in demand? How much do they pay? How many workers are unemployed? If you have questions like these, we have the answers. If you have any problems finding the Labor Market Information (LMI) you need, please contact us. We are happy to assist you.
2-1-1/Information and Referral is available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Get help with solutions to everyday problems. Call 2-1-1 or use the on-line searchable database to find services including healthcare, counseling, food pantries, transportation, employment, volunteering, recreation, legal aid, tutoring, and much more.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC, Inc.) has been an advocate and resource for small businesses throughout the Springfield and Clark County area since 1984. SBDC helps local business owners build vibrant and thriving enterprises by offering expert consultation, assistance acquiring capital and financing, and office rentals.
At the Ohio Treasury, we understand that small businesses play an important role in creating jobs for Ohioans. We also know that one of the most challenging parts of running a small business is financing it.
At the Ohio Treasury, we understand that small businesses play an important role in creating jobs for Ohioans, and to promote business-to-business commerce that builds Ohio economy. The cost of energy to run a small business can be significant. ReEnergize Ohio provides a possible money-saving tool for small businesses looking to make energy-efficient upgrades that can improve their energy performance.
The 40 mile stretch of Interstate 70 through Clark and Madison Counties in Central Ohio is the perfect corridor to locate your business. If you rely on quick access to market, look no further than the I-70 Logistics Corridor. Pre-approved sites and quick approvals will have you moving goods as soon as you’re ready.
Greater Springfield is the place to be. We are proud to be the home of some of the industry’s most popular and well-respected companies. Through their leadership and our region’s emergent STEM, agribusiness, and UAS programs, we are feeding people across the country and all over the world.
The best way to improve and grow your business is to hire the right people. People with the skills and dedication required to carry you past the competition. In Greater Springfield, you’ll discover a workforce that’s ready to help you take your business to the next level, plus the training and hiring resources you need to support you along the way.
Greater Springfield is—and always has been—a hub of innovation and leadership for advanced manufacturing and the technologies that power it. Our region gives you access to the markets, resources, and opportunity your manufacturing business needs to find success today and grow tomorrow.
In Greater Springfield, you’ll discover a forward-thinking business environment with a support system that knows how to help you find success in today’s ultra-competitive marketplace. Beyond the bottom line, your people will fall in love with Springfield’s unique mix of big-city amenities and small-town charm. Choosing Greater Springfield gives your business and your people opportunities to grow.
Springfield is known as the Champion City because the revolutionary Champion Reaper was made here in the late 1800s. Today, that same innovative spirit drives Greater Springfield forward as we continue to attract and nurture the growing businesses that rely on our unique mix of technology, resources, human capital, ideal location, and business-friendly environment.