Ohio continues to be recognized as a premier location for economic development in the U.S. Strong, statewide partnerships facilitate capital investment and job growth through leveraging Ohio's advantages. Read the latest news about these collaborative efforts throughout Ohio.

OverDrive Will Expand Its Headquarters in Northeast Ohio

OverDrive will build out approximately 7,000 square feet of unoccupied space to accommodate over 400 employees.
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OverDrive, the world’s leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, plans to expand its headquarters in Garfield Heights, creating 75 new jobs. The company will build out approximately 7,000 square feet of unoccupied space at its Blue Sky Campus to accommodate the new employees.

Rural King to Renovate and Equip New Distribution Facility in Ohio

Rural King is expanding its distribution capabilities with the help of a JobsOhio Revitalization Grant
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Rural King, ‘America’s Farm and Home Store,’ based in Mattoon, Illinois, plans to expand current operations in Southeast Ohio. The family-owned business will invest $33 million to purchase and renovate the Jackson Building, a 1 million square foot warehouse located outside of Waverly in the Zahn’s Corner Industrial Park, along with new machinery and equipment.

VARGO® Expands Collaborative, Tech Savy Operations in Ohio

Ohio’s strong history of innovation around technology and logistics are key to the company’s ongoing growth
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VARGO®, a leading provider of material handling systems integration, warehouse execution software, and equipment solutions for fulfillment and distribution centers, plans to expand its operations in the Columbus Region, investing approximately $4 million and creating 24 new jobs.

APackaging Group Builds New Injection Molding Manufacturing Plant in Ohio

The company chooses to expand in Ohio for a rural community with a strong labor force and community to support growth
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APackaging Group (APG), an international leader in the development, manufacturing, and packaging of cosmetics and beauty products, has announced plans to expand operations in Northwest Ohio. The California-based company is expected to hire 135 people to produce up to 500 million plastic dispensing pumps for the health and beauty industries.