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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.

Findlay Machine and Tool Doubles Production Capacity Size in Ohio

Ohio provides the company with efficient access to some of the biggest markets in the Midwest
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Findlay Machine and Tool, a leading custom-injection molding company, will relocate to a new facility in Findlay which can accommodate its more than 30% annual growth rate. Company CEO Dave Feldman attributed the region’s inherent knowledge base in advanced manufacturing as a key factor it the decision to expand in Findlay, as well as the area’s proximity to market.

Midwest Molding Expands in Ohio to Accommodate New Customers and Increased Business

Midwest Molding, Inc., an ISO 9001 certified plastic injection molding company, plans to expand its presence and add 99 jobs
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Midwest Molding, Inc. is moving all operations to its new 130,000-square-foot facility in Central Ohio to accommodate more production capacity and capabilities to meet anticipated growth over the next 5-10 years.

Ohio-Based Bold Penguin Expands HQ and Triples its Workforce

High growth insurtech company will add 162 employees to support the digital development and acceleration of its products, services, and customer support capabilities.
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Bold Penguin, a Columbus, Ohio-based high-growth insurtech company changing the way small businesses obtain insurance, has announced plans to expand its workforce, creating 162 new jobs.

Winesburg Chair CompanyPlans 3-Phase Expansion in Holmes County

Winesburg Chair plans to build a new space and invest in automated equipment and computerized machines that will improve production output to meet growing demand
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Following seven-year growth, Winesburg Chair, LTD, a sawmill and furniture manufacturing business, plans to construct 80,000 sq. ft. of new space for manufacturing, warehousing, and office functions.

Path Robotics Grows Workforce and Production Capacity in Ohio

Ohio-based artificial intelligence robotics company responsible for designing the world's first truly autonomous robotic welding system will expand its headquarters in Columbus.
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Founded in 2018, Path Robotics is the only company in the world offering turnkey, robotic welding systems capable of autonomous welding. Path Robotics is expanding in Ohio, increasing production capacity and its workforce. Ohio’s “strong talent pool paired with” a “forward-looking manufacturing industry” are among the reasons the company will grow within the state.

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.