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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.

Walnut Creek Foods Invests in New Ohio Manufacturing and Distribution Facility

Investment will better position company to support the expansion of business opportunities
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Ohio-based Walnut Creek Foods — a leader in food distribution, manufacturing, retail and logistics — has been growing its own manufacturing and distribution network in recent years. In an effort to reach out-of-state business, the company will invest $1.7 million in a new 17,000-square-foot building addition at its Holmes County manufacturing and distribution facility.

JobsOhio and The Ohio State University Partner on International Business Program

Innovative program connects global businesses with insights from Ohio State MBA students
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JobsOhio, in partnership with The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business, participated in the college’s Global Applied Projects (GAP) program, an international business consulting opportunity for MBA students to apply their skills to real-world problems and for companies worldwide to leverage the minds of future business leaders.

Union Home Mortgage Adds Jobs at its Ohio Headquarters

The company’s most valuable asset is talent and it finds plenty in Ohio
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Union Home Mortgage will expand its corporate headquarters in Strongsville, Ohio, adding a third building to its campus and making way for the creation of 450 new jobs in a variety of career fields.

Spain-Based Saica Group Will Establish Its First North American Facility in Ohio

Saica will construct a new, state-of-the-art corrugated manufacturing facility near Cincinnati
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Spain-based Saica Group is a world leader in the manufacture of high quality, efficient and environmentally responsible packaging materials. Until now, the company had yet to establish operations in North America. Saica will construct a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Ohio under its subsidiary name, Origin Venture.

General Mills Upgrades Large Ohio Manufacturing Facility to Improve Output

The plant, which specializes in making Totino’s products, is one of the largest frozen food manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
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General Mills is one of southeastern Ohio’s largest employers. Its Wellston facility is one of the largest frozen food manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and specializes in making pizza snacks for its Totino’s brand. The company will invest millions of dollars into its Wellston plant, and add jobs to reach a total of nearly 900 full-time employees at the facility.

Two Labs Will Nearly Double Headcount in Ohio

Expansion in central Ohio will help the company service healthcare companies nationally
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Two Labs, a central Ohio-based company that provides a range of services for pharmaceutical manufacturers, services customers across the U.S. from Ohio. Looking to expand its reach, Two Labs will grow in Ohio, nearly doubling its number of employees.