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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.

Candle-Lite Increases Ohio Workforce to Meet Higher Demand

JobsOhio Talent Acquisition Services will work with the company to identify the company’s talent retention challenges and to build sustainable recruitment strategies.
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Candle-lite Company, one of the largest candle manufacturers in the U.S., experienced significant growth during the COVID-19 pandemic and needs to hire over 80 workers for immediate employment in its manufacturing operations. With the help of the JobsOhio Talent Acquisition Services program, Candle-lite can find qualified workers from Ohio’s manufacturing workforce, the third largest in the U.S.

Amgen Plans Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

This new facility will be one of the company’s most high-tech manufacturing operations, housing aseptic fill finish, packaging, labeling and fulfillment operations for final biologic products.
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Amgen, one of the world’s leading and most innovative independent biotechnology companies, plans to build a cutting-edge manufacturing facility in New Albany, Ohio. This new facility in the Columbus Region will be one of the company’s most high-tech manufacturing operations, housing aseptic fill finish, packaging, labeling, and fulfillment operations for final biologic products.

Ohio’s Location and Infrastructure Benefit Modula’s U.S. Growth

Ohio’s Location and Infrastructure Benefit Modula’s U.S. Growth

Antonio Pagano, CEO of Italy-based Modula Incorporated, speaks with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and JobsOhio President and CEO J.P. Nauseef about the advantages of investing in Ohio
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Italy-based Modula sought to grow its presence in the U.S. In 2020, the company invested $26.5 million to build its second U.S. manufacturing facility in Franklin, Ohio. Antonio Pagano, CEO of Modula Incorporated, Modula’s U.S. manufacturing branch, discusses why Ohio’s culture and logistics assets benefit Modula, how partnerships in Ohio supported the project, and why other companies should consider Ohio.