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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.

Lordstown Motors Corp. Receives Approval for Hub Motor and Battery Line

Approval from the Ohio Tax Credit Authority will help support production of the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck
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Lordstown Motors Corp., a leader in electric light-duty trucks focused on the commercial fleet market, moved another step forward in its plans to produce the Lordstown Endurance, the world’s first full-size, all-electric pickup truck. The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved support for the project’s hub motor and battery line.

Digital Room Inc. Expands its Manufacturing Presence in Ohio

Company will create 60 new jobs over the next three years as part of a $21-million project
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Digital Room Inc., the largest upload web-to-print business in North America, will expand its presence in Ohio by opening a new manufacturing facility in Northeast Ohio and creating 60 new jobs over the next three years as part of a $21-million project.

Walkenhorst’s Establishes Distribution Facility in Ohio

This facility will be the company’s first location east of the Mississippi river
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Located in Nevada, Walkenhorst’s has experienced steady growth over the last few years and needs the ability to scale and quickly reach customers in the Midwest and eastern coast.

Family-Owned Integrity Express Logistics Expands HQ in Ohio

The expansion will give the company access to talent to support the increased demand for its logistics services
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Integrity Express Logistics, a family-owned logistics company specializing in local trucking with operational efficiency in custom logistics solutions, has experienced a high demand for shipping goods throughout the U.S., fueled by the coronavirus pandemic. The company plans to expand its headquarters in Southeast Ohio, citing the location’s logistics advantages, to meet the demand.

Germany-Based ALDI Expands in Ohio to Further Presence in U.S. Market

ALDI expands Ohio corporate office to accommodate demand for its products in markets across the U.S
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Headquartered in Germany, ALDI is America’s fastest growing grocer, according to the latest Market Force Information® U.S. Grocery Competitive Study. To meet the increased demand for its products across the U.S. and enter new markets, the company will grow its corporate office in central Ohio. The office primarily handles the company’s domestic real estate strategy for new markets as well as its existing store network.

Branch Financial Expands Ohio HQ, Creates 150 New Jobs

Insurance company will significantly grow to prepare the company for major growth in the coming years
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Branch Financial, Inc., an insurance company that utilizes innovative technology to make insurance accessible and affordable for everyone, has announced plans to expand its headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, creating 150 new jobs. With 12 full-time employees at its headquarters in Central Ohio, the company seeks to better serve the $370 billion U.S. insurance market.