Categories: Advanced Manufacturing

Ohio’s advanced manufacturing capabilities and the companies who produce goods in Ohio have made our state one of the best places to do manufacturing. Manufacturing companies find abundant construction-ready sites for manufacturing plant space as well as front office and operations, and to emphasize our focus on manufacturing capabilities, Ohio invests $12 billion for R&D efforts each year. Traditional and additive manufacturing companies find a pro-business climate and manufacturing incentives, grants and economic development programs to build their plants and factories. With the 3rd largest manufacturing workforce in the U.S., our manufacturing companies find the talent they need to deliver their products. 

If you are considering a relocation or expansion of your manufacturing capabilities, partner Ohio for your growth plans. The Jobs Ohio team helps manufacturing companies find the best locations to take full advantage of our robust supply chain, geo-graphic access to U.S. markets and Foreign Trade Zones that open access to global markets.  

Learn what other advanced manufacturing companies are doing here in Ohio. 

Nexus Engineering Group Expands in Multiple Ohio Locations

Expansion will include its headquarters in the city of Cleveland as well as engineering operations in Maumee, Ohio
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Nexus Engineering Group LLC will expand both its downtown Cleveland headquarters and engineering operations in Maumee, Ohio, cementing the engineering group’s commitment to better serve clients in the region and engage with the Ohio’s diverse talent pool.

Findlay Machine and Tool Doubles Production Capacity Size in Ohio

Ohio provides the company with efficient access to some of the biggest markets in the Midwest
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Findlay Machine and Tool, a leading custom-injection molding company, will relocate to a new facility in Findlay which can accommodate its more than 30% annual growth rate. Company CEO Dave Feldman attributed the region’s inherent knowledge base in advanced manufacturing as a key factor it the decision to expand in Findlay, as well as the area’s proximity to market.

Winesburg Chair CompanyPlans 3-Phase Expansion in Holmes County

Winesburg Chair plans to build a new space and invest in automated equipment and computerized machines that will improve production output to meet growing demand
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Following seven-year growth, Winesburg Chair, LTD, a sawmill and furniture manufacturing business, plans to construct 80,000 sq. ft. of new space for manufacturing, warehousing, and office functions.

Path Robotics Grows Workforce and Production Capacity in Ohio

Ohio-based artificial intelligence robotics company responsible for designing the world's first truly autonomous robotic welding system will expand its headquarters in Columbus.
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Founded in 2018, Path Robotics is the only company in the world offering turnkey, robotic welding systems capable of autonomous welding. Path Robotics is expanding in Ohio, increasing production capacity and its workforce. Ohio’s “strong talent pool paired with” a “forward-looking manufacturing industry” are among the reasons the company will grow within the state.

Candle-Lite Increases Ohio Workforce to Meet Higher Demand

JobsOhio Talent Acquisition Services will work with the company to identify the company’s talent retention challenges and to build sustainable recruitment strategies.
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Candle-lite Company, one of the largest candle manufacturers in the U.S., experienced significant growth during the COVID-19 pandemic and needs to hire over 80 workers for immediate employment in its manufacturing operations. With the help of the JobsOhio Talent Acquisition Services program, Candle-lite can find qualified workers from Ohio’s manufacturing workforce, the third largest in the U.S.

Ohio’s Location and Infrastructure Benefit Modula’s U.S. Growth

Ohio’s Location and Infrastructure Benefit Modula’s U.S. Growth

Antonio Pagano, CEO of Italy-based Modula Incorporated, speaks with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef about the advantages of investing in Ohio
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Italy-based Modula sought to grow its presence in the U.S. In 2020, the company invested $26.5 million to build its second U.S. manufacturing facility in Franklin, Ohio. Antonio Pagano, CEO of Modula Incorporated, Modula’s U.S. manufacturing branch, discusses why Ohio’s culture and logistics assets benefit Modula, how partnerships in Ohio supported the project, and why other companies should consider Ohio.

Transcendia, Inc. Expands Manufacturing Operations in Ohio

Expansion will support growth with existing customers and opportunities in new sectors
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Transcendia, Inc., a global market leader in manufacturing specialty films, has announced plans to expand its facility in Hebron, Ohio, investing $41 million and creating 36 new jobs.

Peloton Announces First U.S. Factory in Ohio

Company will break ground in the summer of 2021 and create over 2,100 jobs in Northwest Ohio
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Peloton Interactive commits to building its first U.S. factory in Northwest Ohio.  The state-of-the-art facility will create over 2,100 jobs in order for the company to support capacity, quality, and economies of scale in bike and tread product lines.

Magnode Will Invest $41 Million to Expand in Ohio

Investment supports five-year vision to grow its aluminum operations four-fold and play a significant role in the Magnode-Shape global growth
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Magnode, an aluminum extruder and automotive supplier based in Trenton, Ohio, plans to create 171 new jobs and invest $41 million to establish a new facility in Trenton. The new facility will include manufacturing, inspection, and testing, and primarily focus on Magnode’s extrusion and post extrusion aluminum business.

Cincinnati-Based SentriLock Expands Due to Increased Demand

SentriLock to add 79 new jobs over the next three years to meet the demand for new electronic lockbox
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SentriLock, LLC, the leading real estate lockbox, showing service, and experience management solution provider, today announced its plans to add 79 new jobs over the next three years, and to invest $4,345,000 in the Cincinnati region.