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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.

Daugherty Chooses Ohio for Software Development Center

The world-class facility will draw from Ohio’s deep pool of talent
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Daugherty Business Solutions (Daugherty), a leading advisory services and technology consulting firm, has plans to open a new, world-class Software Development Center in Columbus, Ohio. The company will draw from Ohio’s deep pool of tech talent to help it scale and grow.

Tractor Supply Co. Opens Distribution Center in Ohio

Company drawn by Ohio’s logistics, location, and infrastructure advantages
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Tractor Supply Co. is the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States and needs to keep up with existing and future demand with the company’s plans to grow. The company plans to build an 875,000-square-foot facility in Northeast Ohio and create 375 jobs.

ISSQUARED Selects Ohio for Data Center and Global Cybersecurity Operations

Ohio will become home to tech support centers for the company’s future products
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Headquartered in California, ISSQUARED Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end IT solutions and one of America’s fastest growing companies, will create a new data center, along with a global Cyber Security Operations Center in Ohio. The company chose Ohio for a number of reasons, including the depth of technology talent and business-friendly environment.

Lewco, Inc. Redevelops Property for Continued Growth in Ohio

JobsOhio Revitalization Grant supports company’s e-commerce-driven growth
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Lewco, Inc., a world-class manufacturer of industrial ovens and unit handling conveyors, has experienced significant growth driven by e-commerce. The company will grow in Northwest Ohio, where it was founded, using a JobsOhio Revitalization Grant to redevelop an older property.

Helping Ohioans Find Sustainable New Careers – A Progress Update on Ohio To Work

Helping Ohioans Find Sustainable New Careers – A Progress Update on Ohio To Work

JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef provides an update on the Ohio To Work Initiative
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Ohio, like the rest of the country, faced record-level unemployment this year caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. At the request of Governor Mike DeWine, JobsOhio joined a partnership with employers, nonprofits, training providers, and government to launch a pilot initiative in the greater Cleveland area to help displaced workers identify new career opportunities, train for them, and then be placed with an employer. J.P. Nauseef provides insight on the program and its progress in this piece originally available on Crain’s Cleveland Business.