Student debt is the ball and chain of many young adults when they graduate from college and enter the workplace. But Education at Work is driven to change that. The nonprofit organization is placing students with companies in positions that teach them valuable professional skills and reduce or eliminate their student debt.
Since opening its second corporate office and distribution center in central Ohio, zulily has experienced tremendous growth. JobsOhio and its network of regional and local economic partners have worked together to support that growth, showing zulily how Ohio’s location, workforce and proximity to customers provide a competitive advantage.
Steiner eOpticsis a subsidiary of German-based Steiner, which is a member of Beretta Holding SpA, the Italian firearms manufacturer. Beretta wanted to consolidate its two Steiner eOpticsfacilities, one in Ohio and one in California, and expand its product line. Company officials considered several locations where the company had operations and ultimately decided to expand in Ohio.
The world’s data volume is growing, and the technologies to analyze its results are falling behind. Over half of the data projects are not getting the right information at a timely speed. What’s worse is that even more of the data isn’t helping businesses. To solve this problem, customers turn to Saama Technologies, Inc.
Although Quality Electrodynamics (QED) has achieved great success in its first 10 years, Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita, the company’s CEO and founder, realized his company could have an even greater impact in the healthcare industry by working with some of the world’s leading equipment manufacturers. So he turned to JobsOhio for support in creating a research and development (R&D) center for collaboration and innovation.
This is a new and exciting chapter for Toledo’s economic development. In August 2017, nearly two years after announcing a major consolidation and revitalization project, ProMedica began moving nearly 1,000 employees into its new headquarters on Toledo’s downtown riverfront.
HarbisonWalker International (HWI)’s new state-of-the-art monolithic refractories manufacturing plant will enable the company to further elevate product quality and consistency. Moreover, it illustrates the company’s forward-thinking strategy to harness new technology and grow.
In 1999, CardinalCommerce’s three founders saw the future of e-commerce and decided to build a business around it. Today, the company is a global leader in e-commerce payment authentication. CardinalCommerce executives turned to JobsOhio when they needed to build a new headquarters to accommodate the company’s impressive growth.
Pennsylvania-based Alpont LLC, a subsidiary of Interstate Chemical Company, wanted to expand to better serve its customers in Canada and in the Midwest. The company originally considered sites in Pennsylvania, but ultimately found that Ohio offered the advantages it was seeking.