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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.

Goosehead Insurance Chooses Ohio for National Sales Center

The ability to attract new talent and retain quality financial services talent were key drivers in the decision
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Goosehead Insurance Inc., a rapidly growing and innovative independent personal lines insurance agency with nationwide products and services, is scaling its workforce to match significant growth. The company will open a new national sales center to accommodate the company’s recent business growth in its personal lines of insurance and will focus on securing and servicing customers through Goosehead’s advanced proprietary technology platform.

Ardagh Metal Beverage USA Inc. Plans to Locate Facility in Huron

Company invests in Ohio to increase production for its eco-friendly products as more consumers drink more beverages at home amid pandemic
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Ardagh Metal Beverage USA Inc. is experiencing an increased demand for its eco-friendly aluminum cans, accelerated by consumers drinking more beverages from home. Ardagh Metal Beverage plans to build onto an existing building in Northeast Ohio to accommodate growth.

Ohio’s Unemployment Rate Was 5% in February 2021

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JobsOhio-OhioSE Site Initiative Supports Winchester Industrial Park Development

A $4.2 million grant will boost infrastructure improvements around the park
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The Winchester Industrial Park in Southeast Ohio’s Adams County has primarily been used for agricultural purposes but has the potential to be a viable site for corporate investment. With the support of a $4.2 million grant from the JobsOhio-Ohio Southeast Site Initiative, infrastructure improvements will be made to the site, improving its attractiveness to businesses.

KyotoCooling Will Expand Its Manufacturing in Ohio

The state’s manufacturing talent pool, logistics, and business-friendly environment played key roles.
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KyotoCooling, a leading provider of water-free cooling technology for data centers around the world, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Northeast Ohio. KyotoCooling considered other locations for its new facility but found that the Ohio had offered the greatest benefits to its manufacturing operations.

Thomas Steel Strip Invests in Ohio’s Electric Vehicle Market

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Thomas Steel Strip, a subdivision of Tata Steel, sees great opportunity for the rechargeable battery market, as electric vehicles gain popularity and homes become more reliant on sustainable power sources. To do so, it will invest in Northeast Ohio, a growing electric vehicle hub, to set itself up for success as it enters the rechargeable battery market.