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Two Foreign Companies to Open New Facilities in Northwest Ohio

Two new projects in Northwest Ohio are expected to create more than 120 new jobs with investments exceeding $16 million. The announcements came following the Ohio Tax Credit Authority’s monthly meeting to review economic development proposals brought forth by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Treves Incorporated, a leading automotive supplier of acoustic treatments and interiors, [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|

Belgium Manufacturer Chooses Lima as Entry Point into U.S. Marketplace

deSter Corporation recently announced plans for a new manufacturing facility in Allen County. The company is expected to create at least 70 new positions with an investment in excess of $5 million. According to officials, deSter was attracted to the Northwest Ohio region because of its strong agricultural industry. One of the company’s larger customers, [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|

RGP Hits Big at CAR MBS Show

Automotive companies in Northwest Ohio created more than 1,600 new jobs with capital investment exceeding $1.4 billion last year. That trend has continued into 2017 with hundreds of new jobs and millions more in investment. photo credit Joe Wilssens Photography Understanding the significance this industry plays regionally, the Regional Growth Partnership strategically identifies ongoing [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|

Windy City Blown Away by Toledo

Toledo might be seeing increased traffic coming out of Chicago following their newspaper’s amazing review of the Glass City. Writing for the Chicago Tribune, travel writer Alan Solomon highlighted numerous attractions and restaurants in Toledo during his three-day visit here in August. Like many before, Solomon respectfully describes his surprise at the level of prominence [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|

NW Ohio Q3 Metrics Report

A surge in business development activity across Northwest Ohio resulted in a sizeable spike for new jobs and investment during the third quarter. Businesses in the 17-county region of Northwest Ohio created 1,184 new jobs over the three-month period, while investing well over $1 billion. These third-quarter metrics for Northwest Ohio were recently released by [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|

Northwest Ohio Manufacturing Company Continues Expanding with $15 Million Investment

A major manufacturing company in Northwest Ohio has announced significant expansion plans for its Williams County-facility. 20/20 Custom Molded Plastics stated its intention to double production capacity through a $15.5 million investment which is expected to create at least 100 new jobs. The company will construct a 140,000 square-foot plant to go alongside its existing [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|

300+ New Jobs Coming to Northwest Ohio

Three new projects in Northwest Ohio are expected to create more than 300 new jobs with investments exceeding $650 million. Apio, Inc., an industry leading producer of fresh-cut vegetables, will invest $28 million for a new cold storage facility at its plant in Bowling Green. This expansion project will create 150 new jobs.  Cliffs Natural [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|

Major Northwest Ohio Employer Announces Significant Investment to the Region

One of Northwest Ohio’s major employers recently announced a significant investment bringing new jobs and production to the region. Menard, Inc., a leading home improvement center, has begun construction of a new facility at its Williams County location. The company will invest $28 million to build a production line to manufacture interior and exterior pre-hung [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

RGP’s International Take Off

With strong support from JobsOhio, local economic development partners and a committed private sector, the Regional Growth Partnership’s international development efforts continue to generate positive returns. Second-quarter activity with the RGP’s international arm has helped develop a pipeline which carries the potential of 7,000 new jobs for this region and billions in capital investment. “The [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

Marketing Northwest Ohio’s Certified Sites

As the lead marketing arm for Northwest Ohio, the Regional Growth Partnership has been engaged with a proactive campaign selling and promoting five certified sites for the food/beverage industry. The latest tool to support these marketing efforts is the development and launch of a microsite focused on the enhanced assets of these sites, which includes [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|