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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.

Gabriel Brothers Plans New Distribution Facility in Ohio

Gabe’s establishes its largest distribution center at PrimeOhio II Industrial Park, a SiteOhio Authenticated location
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Gabriel Brother’s Inc, or Gabe’s, sought to increase its distribution operations. Gabe’s will establish a new distribution center in western Ohio to receive, process, and ship millions of units of merchandise.

Ridge Corporation Expands in Ohio to Support Sales Growth

Ridge Corporation is doubling size of its facility and nearly doubling the size of its workforce in Southeast Ohio
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Ridge Corporation is investing at least $11 million to expand its production facility in Muskingum County support the development of advanced automotive composites that are recyclable, high-performing, and in-demand from its growing customer base nationwide.

BARK Expands in Ohio to Enhance E-commerce Support

Ohio's startup ecosystem and central U.S. location were critical in BARK's decision to grow and add 500 jobs
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Due to the nationwide uptick in pet adoption during COVID-19, BARK – a monthly subscription service providing dog products, services, and experiences –has seen unprecedented growth and is branching out to meet the increased demand for its services. BARK will triple its workforce in Columbus to support ongoing needs.

Upstart Will Hire, Train, and Develop Hundreds of Employees in Ohio

This expansion builds upon a string of investments by Upstart in Ohio by the California-based company
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Upstart, a leading artificial intelligence lending (AI) platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit, will expand its operations in Ohio, creating 507 new jobs. As the California-based company continues further developing its AI lending platform through relationships with banks, the Columbus Region has become the focus market for its operations.