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Ohio continues to be recognized as a premier location for economic development in the U.S. Strong, statewide partnerships facilitate capital investment and job growth through leveraging Ohio's advantages. Read the latest news about these collaborative efforts throughout Ohio.

Gas and Oil Leaders Confident Renewed Growth Will Continue

April 25, 2017

Oil, gas and energy leaders in the tri-state area gathered to discuss the resurgence of prosperity in the industry.

Students learn advanced manufacturing skills at Festo, Inc.

Ohio Company’s Apprentice Program Trains Today’s Manufacturing Talent for Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Jobs

April 24, 2017

Companies are adopting advanced manufacturing technologies, but don't have the workforce with the skills to operate the new technology. German-based Festo’s workforce training program combines an associate degree, skills training and on-the-job experience.

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Ohio Continues to Attract Millennial Workforce

April 4, 2017

Millennials are seeking three things: availability of jobs, salary levels and affordable cost of housing. Cities throughout Ohio are taking additional steps to attract millennial talent and it's paying off. Between 2010 and 2016 over 86,000 millennials moved or returned to Ohio.

Canada-Based Produce Grower Chooses Ohio for Its Greenhouse Operations in U.S.

March 29, 2017

Golden Fresh Farms cultivates 52 full-time positions and invests $22.5 million.

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Health Care Giant Acquires CoverMyMeds

Another Success Story Strengthens Ohio’s Position as a Startup Scene
February 22, 2017

San Francisco-based McKesson Corp. purchases Ohio’s CoverMyMeds for $1.1 billion.

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World’s Largest Food Manufacturer to Expand in Solon

Nestlé USA commits 300+ jobs
February 9, 2017

Nestlé USA relocates 300 jobs from California to Solon, Ohio. This move strategically places more operations closer to its factories. Technical, production and supply chain roles add $41 million in new payroll and will join the existing 2,000 employees at the Northeast Ohio campus.