The Mingo Junction mill in Southeast Ohio has been around for over 100 years. Home to a state-of-the-art electric arc furnace, the mill operated at low capacity or not at all for many years. But 2018 marked a turning point for the mill and its community.
Pilkington North America has contributed to the Toledo area’s claim of “Glass City.” The company is expanding with a float glass plant in Ohio to support its long-term agreement with First Solar, a leader in solar energy.
With demand growing for its products, particularly among American customers, NOX Corp. (NOX) needed to expand. This could have led the company anywhere in the United States but, for good reason, company officials chose Ohio.
Acura, a division of American Honda, is manufacturing its next-generation supercar – the NSX – in Marysville. Located in the midst of Honda’s existing R&D, engineering and production operations sits the Performance Manufacturing Center, a $70 million advanced manufacturing facility created specifically to build the dream supercar.
Fuyao Glass America is the largest Chinese investment in Ohio and one of the largest in the U.S. Fuyao’s growth in Ohio is an outstanding example of how international companies can enter the market quickly and find long-term success with the help of Ohio’s local, regional and state economic development leaders.