AMG Vanadium LLC is the world’s leading resid spent catalyst recycling and metal reclamation company, and the largest North American producer of ferrovanadium, a ferroalloy made from oil refinery waste and used in steel making. Located in Cambridge, Ohio, since 1952, AMG Vanadium has been an industry leader for decades and has a stated objective to maintain its presence as the world leader in the recycling of resid spent catalysts. The construction of a second recycling facility is a major step toward achieving that objective. The company needed talent, a growing business-friendly climate and partnerships to achieve ongoing success.
Steven Hong had achieved success as a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley after getting his Ph.D. at Stanford. However, when he and his father, Lang Hong, (associate dean and professor of electrical engineering at Wright State University), had an inkling of an idea, he was drawn back to the Midwest. That was the start of Oculii.
Online shopping is driving the demand for greater efficiency in logistics and distribution. In 2014, Honeywell Intelligrated established an R&D facility in Ohio that would specialize in automated technologies for the industry. As of 2018, the company exceeded its initial commitments, investing more capital and creating more jobs due to demand and growth.
Phillips Meat Processing has always been popular among people within 100 miles of its Zanesville, Ohio, location. But a recent partnership with Kroger, a new USDA certification and consumer preference for locally sourced food have driven a growing demand for the company’s products and the need for a half million dollar expansion.
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.