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JobsOhio’s managing directors and other senior level team members are experts in business and industry with decades of experience at some of the world’s leading companies. Our executives regularly publish blogs that provide valuable insight, expert commentary and general information about topics relevant to Ohio economic development. Their thought leadership helps business leaders – both those in Ohio and those thinking about coming to Ohio – learn about and understand the benefits of doing business in Ohio.

Northeast Ohio’s Smart Manufacturing IIoT Roadmap Earns International Recognition

Northeast Ohio’s Smart Manufacturing IIoT Roadmap Earns International Recognition

Team NEO receives innovation award; plan serves as blueprint for all of Ohio
Glenn Richardson, Managing Director, JobsOhio
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Team NEO, JobsOhio’s northeast Ohio regional partner, received an award for an initiative dedicated to driving the industrial internet of things and smart manufacturing in the region. The roadmap is based on practical application and industry expertise, and serves as a blueprint for facilitating advanced manufacturing across Ohio.

Ohio’s Stock is Rising in the Business Community

Ohio’s Stock is Rising in the Business Community

Ohio continues to climb in several annual state business rankings
Matt Waldo, senior manager of research and analysis, JobsOhio
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Rankings continue to support why Ohio is a great state for business. While there are different and varied factors that contribute to each ranking, there are consistencies that support why Ohio is higher on lists than it has been in previous years. Matt Waldo explores the areas where Ohio has improved as well as where Ohio’s opportunities remain.

JobsOhio and APEG Partnership Demonstrates Success While Focus Continues on Southeast Ohio

Economic development partners bring funding, jobs and opportunity to the APEG region
Matt Cybulski, Director, Energy and Chemicals, JobsOhio, and member, APEG Board of Directors
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Since 2011, JobsOhio and the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth (APEG) have delivered more than $70 million in support to the 25-county APEG region, with companies committed to creating more than 7,100 jobs. JobsOhio, APEG and local communities are partnering to bring prosperity to the entire region.

Ohio Pushes Aerospace and Aviation Forward with Breakthroughs in Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Ohio offers unparalleled access to talent, resources and partnerships for expanding aerospace businesses
Glenn Richardson, managing director of advanced manufacturing, aerospace and aviation
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In Ohio, our aerospace and aviation workforce and R&D, academic institutions, hundreds of suppliers and manufacturers, and cutting-edge advancements in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) make the state an unmatched location to expand and develop an aerospace company.

50 Years After Apollo 11, Ohio’s Aerospace Contributions are Still Mission Critical

50 Years After Apollo 11, Ohio’s Aerospace Contributions are Still Mission Critical

The extraordinary environment for aerospace technology that put Armstrong on the moon continues today
Glenn Richardson, managing director, advanced manufacturing, aerospace and aviation
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Ohio is known as “the birthplace of aviation,” but its resources also helped get mankind to the moon. The Lewis Research Center was home to much of the testing and consulting for, and even the naming of, the Apollo 11 mission. Today, Ohio is where companies and research facilities continue to advance aerospace and aviation innovation.

Ohio: Getting to the Heart of Economic Development

Ohio: Getting to the Heart of Economic Development

Amazon’s latest expansion in Ohio highlights the unique mix of assets that continue to draw global businesses to the state
Dana A. Saucier, vice president & head of economic development, JobsOhio
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Ohio’s unique set of assets help it stand out when companies seek to relocate or expand in the state.