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Driverge Moves to Akron

Custom Vehicle Maker Becomes Tenant in Chapel Hill Business Park By Terry Troy Driverge Vehicle Innovations, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MobilityWorks, will be an anchor tenant of the new Chapel Hill Busines Park, a redevelopment of the former Chapel Hill Mall in Akron. The business park is owned by Industrial Commercial Properties LLC (ICP). Plans […]

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Ultium Cells To Get Loan

Manufacturer With Facility in Ohio Receives $2.5 Billion By Terry Troy Ultium Cells, LLC, the joint venture of General Motors and LG Energy Solutions which has a facility in Warren, will receive a loan from the U.S. Energy Department of $2.5 billion to help finance the construction of new lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facilities. In […]

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New Albany Tech Park To Support Intel

VanTrust Real Estate Breaks Ground on Project for Suppliers By Terry Troy While Intel and the U.S. Congress are still playing a bit of brinksmanship on the total buildout of the company’s proposed new chip manufacturing facility (as reported on Monday), commercial real estate developer Van Trust Real Estate, LLC is banking that the facility […]

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Battery System Manufacturer Sets Up Shop in Ohio

Forsee Power to Headquarter and Manufacturing Facility in Our State By Terry Troy In what can only be continued good news for electronic vehicle (EV) manufacturing in our state, Forsee Power, an international expert in smart battery systems for sustainable electromobility, has selected the Columbus area, specifically Hilliard, as the location for its North American […]

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Honda Opens World-Class Wind Tunnel

New Facility To Aid in Development of Future Electric Vehicles By Terry Troy Honda opened its new $124 million state-of-the-art wind tunnel facility that will be used to develop future Honda and Acura products, many of which will be manufactured right here in Ohio. Since 1982, Honda of America Manufacturing has built 28.3 million cars […]

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Navage Maker Expands Manufacturing

Brooklyn Heights expansion creates 117 jobs By Terry Troy RhineoSystems, Inc., is finding a lot of room to breathe in our state when it comes to expanding its manufacturing and headquarters operations. The company, which manufacturers and distributes the popular Navage Nasal Care product has decided to lease over 65,000 square feet of a 1.6 […]

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Babcock & Wilcox Acquires FPS of Canada

Company Manufactures Combustion Equipment By Terry Troy Babcock & Wilcox of Akron has acquired Fossil Power Systems (FPS) of Canada, a leading designer and manufacturer of hydrogen, natural gas and renewable pulp and paper combustion equipment. Based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, FPS manufactures and designs ignitors, plant controls and safety systems. “The addition of FPS’s […]

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Dana to Open in Napoleon

Drivetrain Manufacturer to Create 175 Jobs By Terry Troy Dana Light Axle Manufacturing is planning to locate in Napoleon, a move that will create more than 175 jobs with an expected annual payroll of $7.4 million. In a press release from Governor DeWine’s office, the company was granted a 1.3735 seven-year tax credit through the […]

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Vantage Robotics Inks Ohio Deal

Drone System Manufacturer Gets Funding from JobsOhio By Terry Troy Intel isn’t the only high tech manufacturer that sees our state as a fertile ground for growth. Vantage Robotics, a manufacturer of a leading dual-use unmanned aircraft system (UAS), is receiving support from JobsOhio Ohio’s private nonprofit economic development corporation, with a mission to drive […]

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‘Forging’ New Gene Therapies

Manufacturing Expansion Planned to Meet Growing Demand By Terry Troy Forge Biologics, a gene therapy-focused contract development and manufacturing organization, is planning an expansion this year to meet the growing demand for its gene therapy manufacturing. The expansion will coincide with an accelerated increase in headcount and expansion of The Hearth facility in Columbus, both […]