Ohio-grown Loop plans to almost triple its workforce and continue to take advantage of customer connectivity through geographical proximity and direct flights
Loop, an e-commerce company with the most advanced returns and exchanges app on Shopify, announced plans to grow its headquarters in Ohio. A new round of funding gave Loop the fuel to grow its headquarters and significantly increase its workforce. From Ohio, Loop is geographically close to customers while frequent flights keep the company connected to other major cities across the U.S. The company is reinvesting in central Ohio to continue benefitting from Ohio’s advantages.
Nova Steel will build a new steel manufacturing plant and create 100 new jobs in Ohio
Nova Steel was founded in 1979 and has grown as an industry leader in North America. Seeking market access, Nova Steel will invest $72 million to construct a 200,000-square-foot plant in northwest Ohio.
The state-of-the-art testing facility specifically for automated and connected vehicles opens its doors
The Transportation Research Center, North America’s largest automotive proving ground, cut the ribbon on its Smart Mobility Advanced Research and Test (SMART) Center. The SMARTCenter is designed to test advanced automotive and mobility technologies in a safe, secure and replicable real-world environment before the vehicles are deployed on public roads and highways.
Leading financial compliance software company based out of New York City will grow in northeast Ohio
New York City-based RIA in a Box provides compliance software to the wealth management industry. After being acquired, the company is positioned for further growth. RIA will grow in its northeast Ohio location, thanks to the area’s fintech ecosystem and talent pipeline.
Aerospace and defense component manufacturer’s new facility will use state-of-the-art automation
To meet new market opportunities, Consolidated Precision Products needed to construct a new advanced manufacturing facility for aerospace and defense customers using state-of-the-art robotic and automation technology to produce in-demand products at competitive market prices.
New 60,000-square-foot location will provide services to clients globally
Williams Lea provides global business-critical support services to financial, legal and professional firms. Its company growth propelled the search for an expansion in a new market with long-term economic feasibility. The UK-based company will continue to provide world-class services and support to clients in Columbus.
TQL will construct a second building on its main campus to accommodate increasingly tech-driven growth
Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is one of the nation’s largest logistics companies. TQL invests substantially in its proprietary technology solutions and needed to expand. The company will add a second building to its existing headquarters campus.
Changes in automotive industry open doors for U.S. investment
Toyoda Gosei, a leading global manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive parts, will open a new technical center in Dublin, Ohio, creating 14 jobs. Hiring for engineering, technical, sales and administrative positions will begin immediately.
The facility will be the company’s first outside of California
Integra Beauty, a growing beauty, fashion and lifestyle company, looked to better serve its east coast customers by investing in a distribution center outside of California. Integra Beauty chose central Ohio for its easy market access and skilled workforce.
E-commerce platform for buying and selling cars comes to Heath
Carvana is a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used vehicles. In as little as 10 minutes, consumers can shop more than 15,000 vehicles, finance, purchase, trade in or sell their current vehicle and schedule as-soon-as-next-day delivery or Car Vending Machine pickup. One of the company’s differentiating features is their customer pick up option: a fully automated, coin-operated Car Vending Machines. To add capacity, the company sought a prime Midwest location for a large, centrally located distribution and services center to support its fast-growing online business.