After announcing the relocation in 2018, the new Babcock & Wilcox headquarters are ready
In September 2018, Babcock & Wilcox evaluated several existing facilities, including its North Carolina headquarters, to determine what would best serve its long-term goals. When Akron and its partners rose to the occasion, Babcock & Wilcox made the decision to move its headquarters to Akron. The company’s chosen facility needed to be renovated. Almost a year and a half later, the renovations are complete, and Babcock & Wilcox is ready for business.
CVG and local air cargo growth were major factors in investment decision
Satco, Inc. wanted to establish a maintenance and assembly operation for its air cargo equipment and other products, which are used by airlines that serve FedEx, UPS, DHL and Amazon. Customer proximity and industry growth in the surrounding area impacted Satco’s decision to grow in Ohio.
The manufacturer of patented trucks and trailers will increase capacity and better serves customers with revitalization funding from JobsOhio
QuickLoadz, a rapidly growing manufacturer of patented automated truck beds and trailers for unloading shipping containers, needs to accommodate an increase in orders. With the help of a JobsOhio Revitalization Grant, the company will take more orders, reduce delivery times, and increase sales, leading to more job creation in Athens.
Company will invest $50.6 million in a new truck axle plant
Driven by strong customer demand for its heavy-duty truck and trailer suspension systems, Hendrickson is establishing a new build-to-suit manufacturing facility in Stark County. Hendrickson will invest $50.6 million in a new truck axle plant and committed to creating 300 jobs and retaining 235 jobs.
World-class metal fabricator prepares for demand increase resulting from regulations change
AT&F is a world-class metal fabricator, providing quality steel products and components to a wide range of heavy industrial manufacturers. AT&F will expand its operations with additional square footage and jobs for the manufacturing of specialty equipment containing exotic alloys made for use in corrosive environments.
Dayton region’s location, industrial strength and economic development partnerships draw investment
Modula, an international group with a headquarters in Italy that manufactures automated storage systems, purchased the Dayton Daily News building. Modula decided to invest in Southwest Ohio for its second U.S. location to expand its manufacturing capacity and increase its access to customers across the country.
Global manufacturer using 3D printing technology on large-scale products
Lincoln Electric, a leading manufacturer of arc welding products and robotic arc welding systems and equipment, is set to launch a metal additive manufacturing service in Northeast Ohio later this year. The company will focus on large-scale metal products by welding layers of metal upon metal. This expansion in the 3D printing space supports Northeast Ohio’s focus on becoming a “center of excellence” for additive manufacturing.
Transportation network and skilled workforce brings company to Northwest Ohio
Pinnacle Technology Group, an electronics design and manufacturing company, has announced plans for a new facility to accommodate its growth in the expanding LED lighting industry. The company is investing nearly $600,000in a Northwest Ohio site that offers access to a skilled workforce and quality transportation network.
RAMTEC partners with Ohio stakeholders to help state’s economy through manufacturing workforce training
Finding a qualified workforce is a pressing issue for a lot of manufacturers. From the minds of educators came RAMTEC, a program dedicated to educating workers and connecting them with employers. When RAMTEC sought to launch a new training program on automation, public-private and economic development organizations united in support.