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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.

Meridian Bioscience Expands Production Capacity in Ohio

Meridian’s expansion will help with manufacturing of COVID-19 testing components
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Meridian Bioscience, Inc., a provider of diagnostic testing solutions and life science raw materials, announced today that it will increase production capacity of the company’s SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic test on its Revogene® platform after receiving a $5.5M award from the National Institute of Health Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxSM) initiative and an additional grant from JobsOhio.

Trucent Renewable Chemicals to Open New Facility in Ohio

This will be the company’s first facility to commercialize technology to process raw vegetable oils into chemical intermediaries
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Trucent Renewable Chemicals will invest over $11 million to establish a new facility that will allow for increased production of existing products, expansion into new markets, and development of new products. The company will place its facility in Van Wert, Ohio.

JobsOhio Grant Supports Petland Inc. Ohio Expansion

The investment will add new jobs and give the company additional opportunities to grow its business
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Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Southeast Ohio, Petland, Inc. is a global leader in the pet retail industry. Petland plans to expand their footprint in in several different locations. With the support of a JobsOhio Grant, the investment will add new jobs and give the company additional opportunities to expand its business.

CBTS Expands in Ohio to Support Internet Connectivity

The company will expand to support high-speed internet connectivity and services
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CBTS, a subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell Inc., will expand in Southwest Ohio to support the company’s ongoing investment in fiber networks that enable high-speed connectivity as well as network-centric technology and professional services. Increased internet reliability and access, like that provided by CBTS, are priorities for JobsOhio and the state of Ohio.