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Major Businesses in Ohio

Covering a variety of industries within the state, Ohio’s major businesses prosper and continue to grow.

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Diverse Industries Support Economic Growth

Well-known brands in Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Aerospace, and a multitude of other industries call Ohio home. From startups to established leaders, Ohio welcomes businesses big and small.


Ohio’s healthcare industry makes the state one of the world’s top locations for healthcare business development and biomedical innovation. Healthcare brands like Cardinal Health, CareSource, and CoverMyMeds, as well as14 top-ranked hospital systems including, Cleveland Clinic, contribute to a dynamic statewide culture of healthcare exploration.


Tech’s biggest names like Accenture, Amazon Web Services, Facebook, Google, Intel, and IBM already know Ohio, and other major businesses continue to grow and expand operations.


Globally known for its kitchen and laundry products, Whirlpool Corporation is expanding a Columbus plant with a capital investment of over $67 million, creating 100 new jobs. Whirlpool continues to retain and grow its talented workforce and add the latest in refrigeration technology. Post Holdings, a CPG holding company operating in foodservice, food ingredient, refrigerated, active nutrition, and private label categories, is currently constructing a new $86 million production facility in West Jefferson, Ohio, creating 204 new management and production positions. Its centralized location will help serve North American customers and provide capacity for continued success in the fast-growing protein beverage category.


Tier One Automotive Supplier thyssenKrupp BILSTEIN of America recently announced their expansion in Hamilton, Ohio, creating 75 new jobs in addition to its current 586. A $20 million capital investment will enhance the company’s manufacturing capabilities and improve facilities, distribution, training, product research, and development.

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Accolades for Ohio

People and businesses share their experiences.

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The relocation of our U.S. distribution center to Dayton positions Crocs to meet the high and growing demand for our footwear.
Andrew Rees
President and CEO, Crocs
We’re thrilled to hire talented and passionate people who can fuel our growth and expansion as we continue to scale rapidly, and central Ohio has demonstrated that it has many such people!
Grant Schneider
Head of Upstart Columbus
Our company has a rich tradition in the glass industry and strong roots in Ohio, and we are pleased to expand our U.S. glass manufacturing here.
Richard Altman
Regional Director Architectural Glass and Solar, NSG Group

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