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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.

Ohio is a Top 10 Best State for Business in New Chief Executive CEO Survey

Since 2010, Ohio has jumped 34 spots to become the ninth best state for business according to CEO survey
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Ohio sits as the No.9 best state for business in Chief Executive magazine’s 2019 “Best and Worst States for Business” survey. Ohio’s strong growth in finance, manufacturing and logistics; its ability to supply the talent needed to support expanding businesses; and the state’s business-friendly environment support its jump of 34spots in the rankings since 2010.

Root Insurance Will Significantly Expand in Ohio, Add 400 Jobs

Following a great 2018, the insurtech company works to launch nationwide
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Root Insurance is the first car insurance company that uses smartphone technology and data science to determine insurance rates for drivers. The insurtech company recently received a valuation of $1 billion. Now, the Ohio-grown company is ready to take its customer-focused operations to the next step in Central Ohio.

Traction on Demand Increases Capacity and Adds Jobs in Ohio

Rapidly growing company expands services in a valued community
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One of North America’s largest independent Salesforce consulting and application development firms, Traction on Demand, is expanding its footprint in Dayton. In response to a growing demand for technology support among commercial and nonprofit organizations, Traction in Demand is building a new and larger office in Dayton and adding 80 positions.

AssureCare Commits to 100 New Jobs at Cincinnati Headquarters

Greater Cincinnati offered the best location for talent and continued growth
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Healthtech company AssureCare announced it will expand its current headquarters in downtown Cincinnati. The expansion will add 100 new jobs with a total of $10 million in new payroll. While evaluating location options, AssureCare’s team concluded that Greater Cincinnati provided the best location for growth as well as for access to tech talent.

Lincoln Electric Extends Expertise into Additive Manufacturing

Global manufacturer using 3D printing technology on large-scale products
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Lincoln Electric, a leading manufacturer of arc welding products and robotic arc welding systems and equipment, is set to launch a metal additive manufacturing service in Northeast Ohio later this year. The company will focus on large-scale metal products by welding layers of metal upon metal. This expansion in the 3D printing space supports Northeast Ohio’s focus on becoming a “center of excellence” for additive manufacturing.

Pinnacle Technology Group Invests $570,000 to Open New Ohio Location

Transportation network and skilled workforce brings company to Northwest Ohio
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Pinnacle Technology Group, an electronics design and manufacturing company, has announced plans for a new facility to accommodate its growth in the expanding LED lighting industry. The company is investing nearly $600,000in a Northwest Ohio site that offers access to a skilled workforce and quality transportation network.