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Canadian Automotive Supplier Bringing 250 New Jobs to Toledo

A leading automotive supplier specializing in thermoplastic injection molding has announced plans for a new manufacturing facility in Toledo. Axiom Group Inc., with headquarters in Ontario, Canada, will open its first U.S. facility at Overland Industrial Park. The company expects to invest $20 million and create at least 250 new jobs. The project is contingent [...]

New Investment Brings 100+ Jobs to Northwest Ohio

Custom Glass Solutions, a leading producer of large format, laminated glass systems, is expanding operations into Fostoria. The company is making a significant investment in the area which will create nearly 100 new positions. CGS is tied to Northwest Ohio’s robust automotive sector which has attracted more than 4,000 jobs to the region over [...]

By |2019-10-08T14:35:31-05:00August 8th, 2019|

RGP Showcases Toledo Region to National Site Consultants

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. Eleven 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 [...]

JobsOhio Listening Tour Comes to Northwest Ohio

By Dean Monske, President and CEO When marketing Northwest Ohio across the nation as an ideal location for investment, two of the Regional Growth Partnership’s primary messaging points are the considerable business assets to help  drive corporate success and the incredible collaboration with economic development partners at the regional and state levels. Recently, the [...]

By |2019-08-13T08:32:16-05:00August 8th, 2019|

Business Investment Approaches $500 Million in Second Quarter

Significant investments in Northwest Ohio’s energy and logistics industries elevated the region’s economic performance during the second quarter of 2019. Preliminary numbers show businesses across Northwest Ohio added 575 new jobs with investments exceeding $492 million. Companies within the region’s logistics and distribution market created 90 jobs in the second quarter, investing $52 million [...]

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center in Northwest Ohio

The new fulfillment centers in Akron and Rossford will total more than 1.4 million-square-feet SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2019--, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open two new Ohio fulfillment centers, one in Akron and the other in Rossford, creating more than 2,500 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits and opportunities to work alongside Amazon robotics in an industry-leading workplace. “Ohio has been a great place to [...]

Investment Blowing into Northwest Ohio

The world’s fourth largest wind energy producer recently announced plans to build a new wind farm in Paulding County. EDP Renewables will construct a 125-megawatt farm near Payne, Ohio, producing enough energy to power 36,000 homes. The Timber Road IV Wind Farm will include up to 37 turbines which will span more than 20,000 [...]

By |2019-04-02T18:18:43-05:00March 28th, 2019|

Regional Success Highlighted at RGP Annual Meeting

Nearly 6,000 new jobs were created across Northwest Ohio in 2018 behind $3.2 billion of capital investment, according to the Regional Growth Partnership. Northwest Ohio's lead economic development group presented those results at its annual meeting Feb. 25. During the meeting at The Pinnacle in Maumee, the RGP showcased a wide range of activity [...]

By |2019-05-07T16:17:21-05:00March 28th, 2019|

Product Development Drives Northwest Ohio Economic Growth

In this competitive global economy, businesses must relentlessly analyze and identify opportunities to enhance their positions. For companies considering a new location, that analysis begins with the site selection process. There are dozens upon dozens of factors tied to site selection. Knowing that often times drawn-out process, communities across the country are becoming more [...]

NW Ohio Shines In National Rankings

Northwest Ohio made a dramatic statement with its showing in the annual Site Selector Governor’s Cup awards. Six cities within the 17-county Northwest Ohio footprint were ranked among the best nationally based on number of business development projects. The city of Toledo ranked fourth nationally among metros with populations between 200,000 and 1 million. [...]

By |2019-04-03T15:39:50-05:00March 5th, 2019|