In 2020, companies committed to create more than 1,994 new jobs in the Dayton Region, retain more than 8,203 jobs and invest more than $604.9 million in capital improvements, the Dayton Development Coalition announced Wednesday at its 2020 Annual Meeting. The numbers represent companies that worked with the DDC and JobsOhio to expand or establish new operations in the region.
The seventh TechCred application period opened on January 4th and closes on January 29th at 3:00 p.m.
Ohio's TechCred Program gives businesses the chance to upskill current and future employees to help them qualify for a better job in today’s tech-infused economy. Businesses who submit successful applications will be reimbursed, up to $2,000 per credential (up to $30,000 per employer each application period), when current or prospective employees complete technology-focused credentials.
As a growing biopharmaceutical company that makes medicines for mental illness and addiction, Alkermes is planning to expand its existing manufacturing facility in Wilmington to meet an increasing demand for its products. The expansion adds more than 90 new jobs to the existing 440-person workforce.
Expansion to Bring 70 New Jobs and $15 Million Investment
TOKYO – During Governor Mike DeWine’s business development mission to Japan, Eaton-based Neaton Auto Products Manufacturing, Inc., announced its plans to add 70 new jobs and invest approximately $15 million in its Dayton Region operations to meet increased customer demand.
Connect. Innovate. Grow. We believe those words embody the heart of the Dayton Region. The connections among our people and companies drive the innovation that fuels our growth. Every day, we see incredible stories of hard-won success and the passion that drives our communities.
Why Dayton? The founder of Fuyao Group, Cho Tak Wong, made international headlines when he announced in 2014 to open an auto glass operation in the former GM plant in Moraine, Ohio. “(T)he local people deeply impressed me,” Cho told the Dayton Business Journal. “The attendants there made us feel warmly welcome…we felt very much pleased and comfortable.”
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.
Chewy announced in October 2018 its plans to build a fulfillment center near the Dayton International Airport, which will employ 600 new workers.
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.