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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.

Ohio Company’s Apprentice Program Trains Today’s Manufacturing Talent for Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Jobs

Ohio Company’s Apprentice Program Trains Today’s Manufacturing Talent for Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Jobs

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Companies are adopting advanced manufacturing technologies, but don’t have the workforce with the skills to operate the new technology. German-based Festo’s workforce training program combines an associate degree, skills training and on-the-job experience.

Ohio Continues to Attract Millennial Workforce

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Millennials are seeking three things: availability of jobs, salary levels and affordable cost of housing. Cities throughout Ohio are taking additional steps to attract millennial talent and it’s paying off. Between 2010 and 2016 over 86,000 millennials moved or returned to Ohio.

Canada-Based Produce Grower Chooses Ohio for Its Greenhouse Operations in U.S.

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Golden Fresh Farms cultivates 52 full-time positions and invests $22.5 million.

Health Care Giant Acquires CoverMyMeds

Health Care Giant Acquires CoverMyMeds

Another Success Story Strengthens Ohio’s Position as a Startup Scene
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San Francisco-based McKesson Corp. purchases Ohio’s CoverMyMeds for $1.1 billion.

World’s Largest Food Manufacturer to Expand in Solon

World’s Largest Food Manufacturer to Expand in Solon

Nestlé USA commits 300+ jobs
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Nestlé USA relocates 300 jobs from California to Solon, Ohio. This move strategically places more operations closer to its factories. Technical, production and supply chain roles add $41 million in new payroll and will join the existing 2,000 employees at the Northeast Ohio campus.

Smart Mobility Is In The Driver’s Seat In Central Ohio

Smart Mobility Is In The Driver’s Seat In Central Ohio

$45 million state-of-the-art hub to provide connected and autonomous testing
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The Transportation Research Center (TRC) will include a 540-acre Smart Mobility Advanced Research and Test (SMART) Center. The center will include testing of highly automated vehicles in a closed, safe and repeatable environment before being deployed into the real world.