Category Archives: Other State News

CSX employees help revitalize ailing area of Cincinnati.

CINCINNATI, OHIO — CSX employees volunteered to work on improvements for Salyer Park Elementary School in Cincinnati. They were partnered with City Year, Action for Healthy Kids and Arbor Day Foundation members for the project. Volunteers from CSX and ...

Ohio on course to break record for new business filings.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The number of entities filing to business in Ohio remained steady last month, putting Ohio on a record setting track, according to figures released by Secretary of State Jon Husted. So far in 2015, 67,374 new businesses have been forme ...

MPW Industrial Services plans new Hebron HQ, jobs.

HEBRON, Ohio — MPW Industrial Services plans to build a $10 million headquarters in Hebron and add 60 employees over the next five years. The 76,000-square-foot project includes a two-story office building and a one-story fabrication center on the compa ...

TimkenSteel named Steel Producer of the Year.

Image courtesy of TimkenSteelCANTON, Ohio — TimkenSteel was named Steel Producer of the Year and received recognition for steel excellence from American Metal Market. TimkenSteel also won in the “Best Innovation, Process” category for its ne ...

Tower International gets gold from Ford Motor Co..

BELLEVUE, Ohio — Tower International‘s Bellevue factory received top honors from Ford Motor Co. for its manufacturing site. Tower received Ford’s Gold Award for supplier manufacturing sites that demonstrated superior quality, delivery, and c ...

HSN shops for 300 workers in Ohio.

OHIO — HSN formerly the Home Shopping Network, plans to hire 300 in northwest Ohio. It will be the company’s first presence in the Midwest. The company is looking to create 200 full-time jobs and 100 part-time jobs in Ohio. With help from Ohio Me ...

Ahola report shows NE Ohio added jobs in April.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A recent report showed Northeast Ohio added 2,361 jobs in April. It is a 1.1-percent increase over the same month last year. The Ahola Crain’s Employment Report showed the Cleveland-Akron metro area had about 1.2 million jobs in ...

Ohio companies set to add, retain thousands of jobs.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved 12 projects around the state that are set to create 661 jobs and retain another 3,061 jobs. The projects are expected to result in $31.1 million in new payroll and account for investments total ...

Athens wins national planning award for innovation.

ATHENS, Ohio — Athens was one of two winners of the 2015 Donald E. Hunter Excellence in Economic Development Planning Award presented by the Economic Development Division of the American Planning Association. Athens shared the honor with Ada, Okla. The ...

Theranos innovates with health care technology.

PALO ALTO, Calif. — At just 19 years old, Elizabeth Holmes took a risk while a student at Stanford University that could pay huge dividends for generations to come. Holmes dropped out of Stanford to chase her dreams and funneled her tuition money into ...

Cincinnati ranked top city for working women.

CINCINNATI — Listen up, women of Cincinnati, NerdWallet.com ranked the city as one of the top large cities for ladies in the workforce. The website reported that women in the workforce are doing quite well in Cincinnati in terms of wages, cost of livi ...

Ohio unemployment remained low in February.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio continued to hold steady with its unemployment rate of 5.1 percent in February, which was the same as in January. It also bested national unemployment rate of 5.5 percent. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported non ...

AXION adds manufacturing, fabrication capabilities.

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — AXION International Holdings has increased its production and manufacturing capabilities in Ohio and Texas. The recycled polymer technologies company produces ECOTRAX composite rail ties and sleepers. It also produces STRUXURE com ...

Who knew? Columbus named best place to make your mark.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Enterprising people looking to make their mark need look no further than Columbus, according to Forbes. The magazine named Columbus as the top city in its inaugural Best Opportunity Cities list. The magazine worked with Sperling’ ...