Discover How Easy it is to do business in the dayton region

JobsOhio West, an initiative of the Dayton Development Coalition, provides targeted assistance to businesses of all sizes that want to benefit from the region’s many assets. We help you tap into the incentives and advantages that make Ohio one of the Top 5 business-friendly states in the nation—and the Dayton region one of the best places to start, relocate, or expand a business.

Learn how the Dayton region’s reduced operating costs, competitive wages, access to markets, and talented workforce can work to your benefit—and how we can partner with you to get results.


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From Point A to Point B

It’s all about location! We understand that three of the most important principles in running an effective supply chain are agility, adaptability, and alignment. With Ohio’s multimodal options and central location, aligning your company’s logistical needs and thriving in a competitive environment is effortless.

It’s all in the numbers

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Company Highlight

WinWholesale, Inc. is a leading supplier of domestic and industrial supplies and materials headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The privately-held company consists of more than 450 wholesaling corporations conducting business-to-business wholesale distribution of plumbing and heating supplies.

Payless’ Distribution Center located in Brookville, Ohio maintains a 600-foot facility in the Northbrook Industrial Park. Payless executives state that the site was chosen for its geographic location, economic opportunities, strong infrastructure and productive workforce.

ABX Air is a FAR Part 121 cargo airline flying express cargo routes for customers in the U.S. and around the world. ABX Air also offers a variety of airline-related training, including dispatch training, flight training, and simulator time. ABX Air flies express cargo routes for DHL USA. ABX Air also manages sort facilities for the USPS through its subsidiary, ABX Air Cargo Services (ACS).

Caterpillar is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and a wide offering of related services.

Higher Education

The Dayton Region is full of talent and skilled workers in the advanced manufacturing industry. Explore the various regional colleges and universities below that have concentrated advanced manufacturing programs: