Ohio

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Ohio.

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.
Infrastructure

Infrastructure: On Solid Ground

A bedrock of commerce, transportation infrastructure is significant to location decisions.
Trew automated material handling

Trew Invests In New Tech Center At SW Ohio HQ

A JobsOhio grant will help the automated material handling solutions provider establish a technology center, fuel innovation, and expand its workforce.
2022 State of the Year

North Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2022 State Of The Year

North Carolina is named Business Facilities’ 2022 State of the Year, the second time the state has been recognized for this top honor.
Abbott Ohio

Abbott Picks Ohio Site For $536M Powder Formula Plant

Located in Bowling Green, the manufacturing facility is expected to generate 450 permanent new jobs in northwest Ohio.

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.
Autokiniton Northwest Ohio

Manufacturers Invest $65M To Expand Northwest Ohio Facilities

Autokiniton will invest $15 million and create 150 new jobs in Sandusky County, while Church & Dwight will create at least $50 million in new investment and 80 new jobs in the village of Old Fort.
Smucker's Uncrustables Ohio

Smucker’s To Build R&D Facility In Ohio

With help from JobsOhio and the Ohio Department of Development, The J.M. Smucker Company will add a new R&D Center in Orrville, OH.
site selection

High-Growth Sectors Connect At LiveXchange Emerging Industries

With high-growth industries the focus, Business Facilities LiveXchange event looks at what’s next in site selection.
Whitehall

Discover To Open Ohio Customer Care Center

The digital banking and payments service company will invest $16 million to open a customer care center in Whitehall, OH.
National Association of Counties

Operation Green Light Illuminates Buildings Across America

The National Association of Counties (NACO) and NACVSO have spearheaded an initiative to shine a light on veterans and their role in their communities.
Honda and LG Energy Solution

Ohio Lands $3.5B EV Battery Plant

In a joint venture, Honda and LG Energy Solution will create 2,200 jobs at a new electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Fayette County, OH.
Ohio jobs

Ohio: Capturing Attention, And Investments

In 2022, megaprojects from the semiconductor and automotive industries are boosting the Buckeye State.
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
General Mills Wellston, Ohio

General Mills To Invest $100M In Ohio Expansion

Global food company General Mills will create 30 jobs at its Wellston, OH facility, where it makes Totino’s Pizzas and Pizza Rolls. 
outdoor recreation

25 Towns Chosen For Outdoor Recreation Economic Boost

The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities (RERC) program administered by the U.S. EPA, USDA's Forest Service, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) identified 25 communities.

Texas, Michigan, California Top Industry Rankings

Texas, Michigan, California have each nabbed top industry rankings in Business Facilities' 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Ultium Cells LLC

DOE Offers $2.5B Loan To Build EV Battery Cell Manufacturing Plants

To be built by Ultium Cells LLC in Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan, the three new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell manufacturing facilities are expected to create 5,100 jobs at full capacity.
tech talent

CBRE Releases Annual Tech Talent Scorecard For 2022

CBRE's Scoring Tech Talent report ranks the top 75 tech markets in the U.S. and Canada and outlines the industry’s job-growth trends amid economic shifts and increased remote hiring.
Foresee Power Ohio

Forsee Power Picks Ohio For North American HQ And Gigafactory 

In Ohio's Columbus Region, France-based Forsee Power will develop a scalable 3-GWh manufacturing site with 150 employees by 2027.

Rankings & Awards

January / February 2023 Issue

January / February 2023 Issue (Volume 56, Number 1)

Business Facilities' January / February 2023 issue features North Carolina, our 2022 State of the Year, along with winners of our Deal of the Year Awards. Plus, Top Utilities and more.

Micron, Intel, Chevron Phillips, Hyundai Top 2022 Deals Of The Year

The annual Business Facilities Deal of the Year awards have expanded to recognize four winning project announcements.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.