Ohio Has the People and Resources to Power Your Future

Ohio ranks among the world’s largest economies – rich with resources, technology, education, globally recognized companies, and skilled Ohioans with a strong work ethic.

Here you will find opportunities to make your business and personal lives rewarding.

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There’s so much to do, see, and enjoy in Ohio.

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Find a skilled and available workforce.

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Move goods and reach customers and suppliers easier.

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Join world-class brands that call Ohio home.

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Customized services and incentives remove risk and increase speed.

Life in Ohio

Ohio offers executives and their employees a high quality of life. With a low cost of living, four seasons, urban and rural life, and world-class educational opportunities, you can find what you need for personal and business fulfillment in Ohio.

In Ohio, You’ll Find:

  1. 16 major metropolitan areas including Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus with large populations, quality talent, and anchor institutions.
  2. More than 200 colleges and universities produce the talent you need and can partner on research.
  3. The world’s best medical centers which provide top-of-the-line care.
  4. Seven commercial airports to connect you with locations worldwide for business and vacation.
  5. 74 state parks for recreation and relaxation.
  6. Seven major league sports teams (including baseball, basketball, and football) with avid fanbases.
  7. A diversified state economy to promote stability and economic growth and development.

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Talent in Ohio

Ohio’s Workforce

What you do can be powered by industrious, skilled Ohioans. Ohio is home to an abundant and diverse talent pool specializing in a variety of industries.

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JobsOhio has created a multi-faceted approach to helping companies investing in Ohio find and train talent.

Market Access from Ohio

Ohio is a day’s drive to population and industry epicenters in Chicago, New York, Detroit, and Toronto. You’ll be near Honda’s North American headquarters, gene therapy research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and a variety of other notable companies and operations.

Ohio also has an integrated transportation infrastructure connected by highways, intermodal facilities, airports, fresh water, and low-cost energy that enables companies to obtain raw materials, produce goods and reach customers more efficiently and cost-effectively.

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Companies in Ohio

Global Market Leaders Prosper in Ohio

Advanced Manufacturing

Crown
Milacron
Owen's Corning
Timken

Aerospace and Aviation

Eaton
GE Aviation
Parker
Hartzell

Automotive

Honda
GM
Ford
FCA

Healthcare

Cardinal Health
Xellia
Cleveland Clinic
Abbott

Financial Services

Chase
Klarna
worldpay
Progressive

Food and Agribusiness

Smuckers
Nestle
Kroger
Danone

Technology

Rakuten
TATA
IBM
AWS

Logistics and Distribution

Bleckmann
DHL
XPO Logistics
lululemon

Energy and Chemicals

PolyOne
DHL
Marathon
Sherwin Williams

Services and Incentives to Get You Started

Incentives
JobsOhio offers a variety of performance-based incentives to assist companies that are starting, relocating, or expanding operations in the state. This funding can support workforce development, research and development, revitalization, and other elements to help you grow your business in Ohio.

Sites and Buildings
JobsOhio offers multiple initiatives related to site and building development. From readily available sites to assistance for site upgrades, find the support you need to choose a location, customize the facility, and begin operations.