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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.

80 Acres Farms to Establish Permanent HQ in Ohio, Create 125 Jobs

Hydroponic company will launch a pilot farm and work with new joint venture
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80 Acres Farms uses hydroponics to grow healthy, delicious produce year-round. As the company scales and launches joint ventures to better serve customers, 80 Acres Farms will establish some of its most important operations in Ohio.

Total Quality Logistics Pledges Nearly 600 New Jobs and $20 Million Investment in Ohio

TQL will construct a second building on its main campus to accommodate increasingly tech-driven growth
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Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is one of the nation’s largest logistics companies. TQL invests substantially in its proprietary technology solutions and needed to expand. The company will add a second building to its existing headquarters campus.

Amazon Will Open Two State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Centers in Ohio, Create 2,500 Full-Time Jobs

Between fulfillment and cloud infrastructure, Ohio now has 8,500+ Amazonians
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Amazon’s fulfillment network supports millions of businesses of all sizes worldwide. The company is adding two new fulfillment centers in different corners of Ohio, continuing the company’s history of creating jobs, investing capital and bringing benefits to Ohioans.

Hendrickson is Creating 300 Jobs in Build-to-Suit Expansion

Company will invest $50.6 million in a new truck axle plant
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Driven by strong customer demand for its heavy-duty truck and trailer suspension systems, Hendrickson is establishing a new build-to-suit manufacturing facility in Stark County. Hendrickson will invest $50.6 million in a new truck axle plant and committed to creating 300 jobs and retaining 235 jobs.

Kroger and Ocado Break Ground in Ohio on U.S.’s First-Ever Robotic Warehouse

Kroger and Ocado Break Ground in Ohio on U.S.’s First-Ever Robotic Warehouse

$55 million high-tech facility will create over 400 jobs
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Online shopping is on the rise and expected to grow exponentially within the next few years. Grocery leader Kroger and U.K.-based Ocado are partnering on a U.S. first-of-its-kind robotics warehouse that will bring customers fresher food faster than before while providing seamless customer service anywhere, anytime.

Toyoda Gosei Establishes Technical Center in Central Ohio

Changes in automotive industry open doors for U.S. investment
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Toyoda Gosei, a leading global manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive parts, will open a new technical center in Dublin, Ohio, creating 14 jobs. Hiring for engineering, technical, sales and administrative positions will begin immediately.