Investment supported by $5 million JobsOhio R&D Center Grant to bolster Central Ohio’s hub of gene therapy excellence
Andelyn Biosciences, a clinical manufacturer of materials for Phase 1, 2, and 3 gene therapy clinical studies for global biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, was born out of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Central Ohio. Andelyn Biosciences has chosen to establish a new gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization in Columbus, which has become a hub of gene therapy innovation.
Company considers available, quality talent as a key element in its expansion strategy
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Quantum Health is the leading consumer healthcare navigation and care coordination company. The company acquired 20,000 square feet of additional space that will bolster its collaboration and efficiency while continuing to accommodate its long-term growth.
The production of advanced oxygen therapy solution will create new jobs
Invacare, a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of innovative home and long-term care medical products, plans to grow at its headquarters in Elyria with the expansion of a new oxygen concentrator to address rising global demand for respiratory equipment.
Expansion in central Ohio will help the company service healthcare companies nationally
Two Labs, a central Ohio-based company that provides a range of services for pharmaceutical manufacturers, services customers across the U.S. from Ohio. Looking to expand its reach, Two Labs will grow in Ohio, nearly doubling its number of employees.
Ohio’s workforce quality and business climate prove beneficial for company
Mix Talent — a fast-growing talent acquisition and consulting firm that specializes in serving high-value clients in the biotech and healthcare industries —sought to establish a centralized U.S. hub. The company has experienced the benefits of having its headquarters in Ohio including rapidly acquiring market share and lower operational costs.
Investment further cements Ohio’s place as a leader in gene therapy innovation
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc., the leader in precision genetic medicine for rare diseases, sought to establish a Gene Therapy Center of Excellence for research to develop treatments for rare neuromuscular diseases. The company will invest $32 million to build the center in Columbus, Ohio, near its long-standing partner, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
The global, fast-growing and family-owned company specializing in a wide range of medical-related care products, plans expansion in the Toledo area
J&B Medical, one of the fastest growing and most successful medical distribution companies in the world, wants to capitalize on northwest Ohio’s revitalization. With the support of economic development partnerships and JobsOhio’s Talent Acquisition Services, J&B Medical will significantly increase its workforce while investing in Ohio.
Expansion will connect two plants, supporting a safer environment that’s more conducive to innovation
Midmark Corp., a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment, technology and services, will expand and modernize its Versailles, Ohio, operations by increasing its manufacturing capacity. Once completed, the plant will be annexed to a second existing facility, connecting Midmark engineers, designers and experts to develop new approaches, innovative technologies and proven solutions. This, in turn, will enable a better care experience for caregivers and patients in medical, dental and animal health industries.
Quality talent, space to grow and strategic partnerships are valuable to the company
Since its founding in Ohio in 2017, ScriptDrop transitioned from a concept, to a startup company, to now leasing 10,000 square feet of independent space in Columbus. The company needs to prepare for its continuous growth and the CEO is dedicated to keeping that growth in Ohio.
Ohio’s strategic location with market access ideal for company’s new logistics and distribution operations
Hims, a personal care and wellness company, offers medical-grade products. The company looked to move fulfillment in-house, which meant it needed a strategic location with easy market access and an excellent infrastructure. Hims found everything it wanted and more in Ohio.