In October 2018, Crown Equipment Corporation announced plans for a new expansion. The $130 million expansion project will create 563 new jobs at multiple locations in the Dayton Region. Their expanded Ohio footprint will give the company additional assembly and manufacturing capacity, as well as expanded logistics capabilities, to fulfill the growing global demand for their product.
Event: Dayton Region Delegation to Japan, November 4 - November 14, 2018, all over Japan
Attendees of the delegation included:
Jim Hill, Sidney-Shelby Economic Partnership
Marcia Bailey, Champaign Economic Partnership
Horton Hobbs and Amy Donahoe, Chamber of Greater Springfield
Toni Overholser, Clark State Community College
Gwen Eberly & Erik Collins, Montgomery County
David Cook, Honorary Consul of Ohio to Japan
Alex Hara, JP Morgan Chase
Mitch Heaton, Dayton Development Coalition
UAS Integration Research
Companies involved in the competitive global medical device market demand a foundation that will fuel their success. NuVasive Inc. has marked West Carrollton as its center of excellence. It is moving rapidly to expand its presence in Ohio and centrally house its global manufacturing in a showcase facility.
Fuyao Glass America is the largest Chinese investment in Ohio and one of the largest in the U.S. Fuyao’s growth in Ohio is an outstanding example of how international companies can enter the market quickly and find long-term success with the help of Ohio’s local, regional and state economic development leaders.
Hematite Inc., a Canadian Tier 1 automotive supplier and manufacturer, is investing $18 million to build a 106,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Englewood. The new site, which will also serve as the company’s U.S. headquarters, will employ 100 full-time workers over the next three years.