Insight from the experts.

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.

Introducing the JobsOhio Research & Development Center Grant Program

R&D center grant will expand the breadth and strength of R&D in Ohio
Andrew Deye, JobsOhio senior director of strategy
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New R&D Center Grant Program offers $50 million of funding to help further innovation in JobsOhio’s nine targeted industries. This new grant will help companies make strategic investments in new R&D Centers that support existing and emerging sectors. The grant program is accessible to middle-market companies, designed for for-profit companies and non-profit institutes, and focused on the future commercialization of these facilities.

Fuyao Surpasses Expectations for U.S. Growth and Success in Ohio

Fuyao Surpasses Expectations for U.S. Growth and Success in Ohio

Abandoned factory transformed into the world’s largest glass production facility
Jeff Hoagland, Dayton development coalition president and CEO
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Fuyao Glass America benefits from Ohio’s talent, workforce training, partnerships and logistics advantage. In June 2016, the company announced plans to lease an additional 240,000 square feet, with 2 million square feet of operations. Employment at the site is expected to reach over 2,000.

Ohio’s Presence at Farnborough International Airshow Pays Dividends for State’s Aviation and Aerospace Industry

Ohio network shares Ohio's aerospace industry with the world
Glenn Richardson, JobsOhio managing director of advanced manufacturing and aerospace
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The well-established aerospace ecosystem is the reason that Ohio is the number 1 supplier state to Boeing and Airbus, and consists of nearly 600 private companies employing 41,000 Ohioans. JobsOhio, REDI Cincinnati, Dayton Development Coalition and TechSolve spread the word about aerospace and aviation in Ohio with industry leaders at The Farnborough International Airshow, one of the top trade events for the global Aerospace and Aviation industry.

CEOs and Leaders Leverage RNC to Shine Spotlight on Policy Issues

Experts and executives weigh in on crucial elements of the U.S. economic, social and business environment.
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Leading experts and executives in Ohio discussed public policy issues regarding energy, biohealth, the workforce pipeline and more at the 2016 Republican National Convention in July.

President Obama Recognizes Ohio’s Foreign Direct Investment Activities at SelectUSA

Ohio Earns National and International Attention at SelectUSA Investment Summit
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The collaborative effort by many of our economic development teams in Ohio brings hundreds of jobs to our state. Ohio’s ability to attract foreign investors receives international and national recognition.

Ohio: A Transportation Mecca for Global Companies

Ohio could become the Silicon Valley of the Midwest
Ted Griffith, JobsOhio managing director for logistics and distribution and information technology
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By putting people first and exploring new ways to use technology to reach beyond the tech savvy, Ohio may soon be the epicenter of high-tech transportation. This means big things are in store for such industries as Logistics and Distribution.