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Japanese Company Opens New Facility in Toledo

A Japanese prototyping company marked and celebrated its grand opening today with official presentations and a ribbon cutting at its north Toledo facility. TPAM, which announced its intentions this past May, will be investing $4 million and creating at least 30 new jobs at its North-Cross Industrial Park location. The company provides support in the [...]

By | 2018-09-07T14:08:11+00:00 September 7th, 2018|

Walgreens Expansion Adds 350 New Jobs

One of the nation’s largest drug retailing chains recently announced a major expansion of its warehouse and distribution center in Perrysburg Township. Citing expected opportunities through new growth, Walgreens will add 350 new jobs with a 380,000 square-foot expansion of its current facility. The company is investing $80 million for the project, adding to its [...]

By | 2018-09-05T09:14:17+00:00 August 30th, 2018|

RGP Hosts FAM Tour – National Site Consultants Visit Northwest Ohio

The Regional Growth Partnership recently hosted a delegation of prominent site consultants to promote the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region as a top location for business investment. Eight site consultants from across the country made their way to the Toledo region for a three-day event to learn more about the area’s assets. This event, described in the [...]

By | 2018-09-05T09:14:13+00:00 August 30th, 2018|

Social Engagement Helps Drive RGP Outreach

Social media marketing has become one of the easiest and least expensive tools in lead generation marketing. With that, the Regional Growth Partnership implemented a social media outreach strategy in mid-2017. Prior to the launch of the program, social media accounted for less than 1 percent of traffic to the RGP website. Since the implementation [...]

By | 2018-09-05T11:12:14+00:00 August 30th, 2018|

Nearly 1,000 Jobs Created in Q2

More than $175 million in capital investment poured into Northwest Ohio during the second quarter of 2018, setting up for a promising second half across the 17-county region. Businesses created nearly 1,000 new jobs which were spread across a number of major industries. Northwest Ohio’s automotive industry led the way with 400-plus new jobs created, [...]

By | 2018-09-05T11:14:34+00:00 August 30th, 2018|

Major Automotive Supplier Bringing Over 300 New Jobs to Northwest Ohio

A leading designer and manufacturer of exterior trim products for the automotive industry has chosen Northwest Ohio for the location of its new production facility. JAC "Jack" Products will create more than 300 jobs when it takes over a new 200,000 square-foot building in Napoleon, Ohio. The company will invest more than $5 million in [...]

By | 2018-08-03T12:43:22+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|

RGP Hosts FAM Tour – National Site Consultants Visit Northwest Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Regional Growth Partnership recently hosted a delegation of prominent site consultants to promote the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region as a top location for business investment. Eight site consultants from across the country made their way to the Toledo region for a three-day event to learn more about the area’s assets. This event, [...]

By | 2018-06-19T11:23:56+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

First Solar Investing $400 Million, Adding 500 New Jobs

The nation’s largest manufacturer of photovoltaic modules has announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Perrysburg. First Solar will construct a new 1 million square-foot solar module plant just a short distance from its existing site in the Cedar Business Park. The $400 million expansion project will add 500 new workers with new [...]

By | 2018-05-23T16:08:33+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

Toledo, Northwest Ohio Economic Development Recognized Nationally

Many communities throughout Northwest Ohio recognized 2017 as a robust year for economic development. Across the 17-county region, businesses created nearly 4,000 new jobs while investing $4 billion into their operations, as reported by the Regional Growth Partnership. Some of those regional successes from last year were recently recognized by Site Selection magazine, a leading [...]

By | 2018-05-23T15:47:11+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

RGP Celebrates Successful Year

At its recent annual meeting, the Regional Growth Partnership reported on Northwest Ohio’s continued success in attracting new companies, jobs and investment across our region. The RGP, in collaboration with its partners in the 17-county region, successfully executed 131 projects with new and existing businesses, according to President and CEO Dean Monske. Economic development practitioners [...]

By | 2018-05-24T10:01:56+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|