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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 […]

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Post To Open New Ohio Manufacturing

Company Plans Will Add 200 Jobs Over Four Years By Terry Troy Post Holdings Inc., a leading consumer packaged goods company, has announced plans to open a new 215,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in West Jefferson in the central part of the State. The project is estimated to cost $86 million and is projected to create 200 […]

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Whirlpool’s Plans Ottawa Expansion

Efforts Will Position Manufacturing Plant as Premium Refrigeration Plant in North America By Terry Troy Whirlpool’s recent announcement that it will invest more than $65 million in its Ottawa manufacturing operations will position the Ohio plant as the company’s Premium Refrigeration Factory in its North American Region. The investment will include an expansion of the […]

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GM Invests in Parma, OH Plant

Automaker Plans to Invest $46 For Manufacturing Upgrades By Terry Troy While all automakers have been taking it on the chin of late, General Motors remains firmly committed to Ohio manufacturing, recently announcing an injection of $46 million to its Parma metal stramping operation. Parma is a suburb of Cleveland. The investment will be used […]

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Ridge Invests $11 Million in New Manufacturing

Thermoplastic maker will nearly double employment in SE Ohio By Terry Troy Ridge Corporation, an Ohio based manufacturer of thermoplastic materials, will invest more than $11 million to expand its production in Muskingum County, doubling the size of its facility while almost doubling the size of its workforce in Southeast Ohio. The project was done […]