Ohio

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

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.
Workforce Training

Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap

Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.
Diversity equity and inclusion

Building An Equity-Driven Workforce

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives level the playing field for workforce growth and economic gains.
Ford Midwest Expansion

Ford To Create 6,200 New Jobs In Michigan, Ohio, Missouri

Ford's $3.7B Midwest investment across Michigan, Ohio and Missouri will support production of 2 million EVs a year by end of 2026, strengthen portfolio of gas-powered vehicles.
SEMCORP Sidney

SEMCORP Will Create 1,200 New Jobs In Ohio

SEMCORP Advanced Materials Group will invest $916 million to build a lithium-ion battery component manufacturing facility in Sidney, OH. 
USGBC LEED for Cities

15 Cities, Counties Join Green Buildings Leadership Program

In partnership with Bank of America, USGBC LEED for Cities certification has provided over $2 million to accelerate action on climate change, resilience, and social equity.
Global Supply Chain

Linking The Global Supply Chain

A number of states are now in the matchmaking business, all trying to help companies solve their increasingly complex and demanding supply chain issues.
ZIN Technologies

ZIN Technologies Expanding Operations In Northeast Ohio

Developer of space flight hardware ZIN Technologies will create 125 new jobs at its its Middleburg Heights, OH facility.
TQL Expands Ohio

TQL Plans to Expand Southwest Ohio Headquarters Campus

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) will invest $18 million and create 1,000 new jobs as it expands its headquarters campus in Union Township, OH.
intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.
aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities

Sierra Nevada Corporation Picks Ohio For Aircraft MRO Facilities

Sierra Nevada Corporation's new aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul facilities will create 150 jobs at the Dayton International Airport.
Intel Semiconductor Ohio

Ohio Lands $20B Intel Investment, Most Advanced Semiconductor Plants

With its two new advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities, Intel will bring 3,000 jobs to Licking County, OH by by 2025.  
Retailers

Retailers Embrace Five Shopper-First Trends In 2022

To meet customer expectations in the year ahead, retailers must evolve as platforms, reimagine store experiences, monetize data, transform as financial companies, and optimize returns.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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