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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.

Why Companies Are building Second HQs in Ohio

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CeramFab/WYG Refractories Onshores Manufacturing in Ohio

Company brings manufacturing production back to the U.S. following an increased demand for its products
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CeramFab/WYG Refractories – makers of ceramic fiber materials and refractory brick for the steel, aluminum, foundry, appliance, HVAC, and other industries – has announced plans to add 45 new jobs to its manufacturing and fabricating operations in East Palestine. The growth is the result of the company’s strategic plan to onshore production of several high demand products.

Ohio Won the 2020 Site Selection Governor’s Cup

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Northwest Bank Expands Operations in Ohio

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. expands in Columbus to be more centrally located within the banks operating network
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Northwest Bank, a full-service financial institution that offers a complete line of business and personal banking products, insurance services, employee benefits and investment management, has announced plans to relocate its holding company headquarters (Northwest Bancshares, Inc.) to Columbus, Ohio, from Warren, Pennsylvania.

Ohio Site Inventory Program Modernizes 1900 Founders Drive

A 140,000 square foot office building at 1900 Founders Drive in western Ohio will receive an update to attract economic development opportunities
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The city of Kettering will consider an economic incentive grant for the modernization of a 140,000 square foot office building at 1900 Founders Drive.  With the help of funding from the Ohio Site Inventory Program, the renovation work would help bring the building back up to Class A office space.