(SPRINGFIELD, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Major General William Cooley, Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, announced today that the Ohio Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center and AFRL will begin testing groundbreaking aviation technology at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport.
On the Road with Breck Woodard | February 10-14, 2019 – Los Angeles and San Diego areas
California Market Visit to meet Aerospace, UAS, and Aerospace Manufacturing companies
Why are you there?
1. Attraction of new companies from California to the Dayton Region.
2. Visit a regional site selector to understand what they are seeing in the market.
Booz Allen Hamilton announced plans to expand its Beavercreek office and build a new digital hub that will house its growing workforce and create 60 new jobs to the Dayton Region by 2021. The digital hub will include secure facilities and be part of Booz Allen’s Digital Solutions Network, which is comprised of digital strategists and technologists across the firm that research, design and collaborate to help solve complex challenges for business, government, and military clients.
Crocs announced its plans to relocate their North American distribution operation from California to a site near the Dayton International Airport, which will create more than 130 jobs. Crocs will lease a NorthPoint Development building that covers 540,000 square feet. The new operation will give Crocs the ability to serve about 80 percent of its customers within the four days’ shipping service of the company’s “free economy shipping.”
On February 26, Tyler Technologies, Inc. announced its plans to expand in Moraine, Ohio. Tyler will build an additional 45,000 square feet of space.
To accommodate growth, Tyler Technologies needed additional space for its appraisal and tax operations. The division’s expansion will allow for more than 200 additional hires.
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.”
RANKING MARKS 13 STRAIGHT YEARS IN THE TOP 10 AMONG CITIES OF ITS SIZE
DAYTON, Ohio – Site Selection Magazine announced Monday the Dayton Metro ranked second among cities of its size for economic development projects in its annual Governor’s Cup rankings, marking the 13th consecutive year the region has ranked in the top 10.
We have a simple, straightforward mission at the Dayton Development Coalition: To recruit, expand and retain jobs in the Dayton Region. When the year ends and we look back on our work, those three things show the growth of the region’s economic base.
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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.