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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.

JobsOhio Inclusion Grant Supports Circle M Farms Feed & Supply

Funding will support the company in building a new food processing facility
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Circle M Farms Feed & Supply plans to construct a new food processing facility with the support of a JobsOhio Inclusion Grant (JOIG). The JOIG is open to businesses located within distressed areas in Ohio or businesses with majority owners who are veterans, disabled or an underrepresented race or gender.

Andelyn Biosciences Establishes Commercial-Scale Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

Investment supported by $5 million JobsOhio R&D Center Grant to bolster Central Ohio’s hub of gene therapy excellence
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Andelyn Biosciences, a clinical manufacturer of materials for Phase 1, 2, and 3 gene therapy clinical studies for global biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, was born out of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Central Ohio. Andelyn Biosciences has chosen to establish a new gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization in Columbus, which has become a hub of gene therapy innovation.

JobsOhio Inclusion Grant Boosts Patter Fam Sauces Ohio Expansion

Funding helps company acquire new machinery and equipment
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While many small businesses across the nation have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the female-owned Patter Fam Sauces has experienced ongoing growth. Support from the JobsOhio Inclusion Grant will allow the company to meet increased demand for its homemade products and services.

JobsOhio Inclusion Grant Supports Schaad and Sons’ Growth Goals

Funding will support the company’s investment in equipment to improve automation and productivity to drive future growth
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Schaad and Sons, a manufacturer of custom architectural woodwork and cabinets plans to invest over $150,000 to achieve growth goals for its products outside of the state of Ohio in both residential and commercial markets. The JobsOhio Inclusion Grant, which supports underrepresented communities and businesses, will help make the company’s growth possible.

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.6% in October 2020

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Ohio Associated Enterprises Relocates a Portion of its California Operations to Ohio

Deep-rooted advanced technology manufacturer combines operations to save cost
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Ohio Associated Enterprises wants to profitably grow its footprint in the Automated Testing Equipment market. Ohio’s business-friendly initiatives appeal to Ohio Associated Enterprises and will help the company achieve its goals while reducing costs.