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.
The fast-growing automotive manufacturer is investing $2 million to stay competitive
Driven by competition and major growth projections, PowerBuilt Material Handling Solutions LLC, an automotive components and materials manufacturer, will invest $2 million to expand its facility in Bellefontaine, Ohio, creating 43 new jobs.
Rapidly growing company expands services in a valued community
One of North America’s largest independent Salesforce consulting and application development firms, Traction on Demand, is expanding its footprint in Dayton. In response to a growing demand for technology support among commercial and nonprofit organizations, Traction in Demand is building a new and larger office in Dayton and adding 80 positions.
Greater Cincinnati offered the best location for talent and continued growth
Healthtech company AssureCare announced it will expand its current headquarters in downtown Cincinnati. The expansion will add 100 new jobs with a total of $10 million in new payroll. While evaluating location options, AssureCare’s team concluded that Greater Cincinnati provided the best location for growth as well as for access to tech talent.
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.