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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 |2018-09-05T11:14:34-05:00August 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 |2018-08-03T12:43:22-05:00August 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 |2018-06-19T11:23:56-05:00June 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 |2018-05-23T16:08:33-05:00May 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 |2018-05-23T15:47:11-05:00May 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 |2018-05-24T10:01:56-05:00May 22nd, 2018|

Uptick in Quarterly Jobs, Investment

Credit Adjustments Inc. (CAI), a leading employee receivables management company, recently announced plans to open a new center in downtown Toledo, adding 500 jobs to the growing community. That news highlighted an active start to 2018 in Northwest Ohio, as reflected in the Regional Growth Partnership’s quarterly update. “Our business continues to grow and we [...]

By |2018-05-24T10:02:24-05:00May 22nd, 2018|

First Solar Investing $400 Million, Creating 500 Jobs in Northwest Ohio

The nation’s largest manufacturer of photovoltaic modules has announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Northwest Ohio. First Solar will construct a new 1 million square-foot solar plant a short distance from its existing facility in Perrysburg, just outside Toledo. The $400 million expansion project will add 500 new jobs to an already [...]

By |2018-05-10T13:41:30-05:00May 10th, 2018|

Japanese Company to Open New Facility in Toledo

A Japanese company providing support in the new development of automotive and other industrial products has announced plans to open its first North American facility in Toledo. TPAM, a subsidiary of Topia, is a leading prototyping company and one of the few specialist companies that can handle all parts of the product-making process. The company will invest $4 [...]

By |2018-05-04T09:49:23-05:00May 3rd, 2018|

RGP Named One of Top 15 Economic Development Groups in U.S.

Recognizing the robust level of activity across Northwest Ohio in 2017, a national publication has named the Regional Growth Partnership as one of the top 15 economic development groups in the U.S. The Mac Conway Awards for Excellence in Economic Development presented by Site Selection magazine highlighted the RGP as part of its “Best to Invest” feature in [...]

By |2018-05-04T09:49:40-05:00May 1st, 2018|