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International Auto Company expands in Columbus

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We Still Make Stuff: South Side Tool and Die Manufacturing Steadily Growing

Columbus 2020 Press Release Columbus, OH – The South Side of Columbus continues to be a hot spot for job creation with today’s announcement that The Superior Die, Tool & Machine Company, will be adding 35 new jobs as part of a $6.7 million expansion of its Fairwood Avenue facility. The company will begin filling…
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Don't Dispute Small Beginnings: Local Retailer is Tripling its operations, here in Columbus

Columbus 2020 Press Release Columbus, OH – Wholesale home décor, gift and craft supplier CWI Gifts and Crafts, which started as a small retail business in Central Ohio 40 years ago, has announced it will invest more than $4.6 million to purchase and expand into an existing Columbus Region facility that will more than triple…
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Lone Coyote Marks its Territory in Columbus

Columbus 2020 Press Release Originally from Chicago, Coyote Logistics is creating an even larger paw-print here in Columbus, citing the Columbus Region at "not only as a strategic logistics hub, but also a prime spot for innovative technology-focused businesses,” according to Jodi Navta, vice president of marketing and communications, Coyote Logistics. “The Columbus Region’s talent pool…
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It's Freezing. Good thing we convinced BriskHeat to Expand its Operations here!

Columbus 2020 Press Release Columbus, OH – BriskHeat Corporation, a global manufacturer of surface heaters, insulators and temperature controls, has announced it will invest nearly $1.5 million to consolidate its Columbus Region locations into one facility and add more than 100 jobs to its 266-employee workforce over the next three years. The company’s commitment of…
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Vantage Point Logistics

Columbus 2020 Press Release Vantage Point Logistics (VPL), which helps to reduce inbound shipping costs in the higher education industry, has announced it will invest $1.25 million to expand its Columbus Region operations with new software development. The company will also retain 10 jobs and add 20 new jobs over the next three years. Vantage…
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Love Your Phone? It's nothing without the towers that give us wireless communications...

The News Precision Tower Products, which fabricates and installs reinforcement pieces for the cell tower industry, will invest more than $3.3 million to construct a new facility to consolidate its corporate and manufacturing operations in the Columbus Region. The company will also add 35 new jobs over the next three years. Columbus 2020 Press Release…
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Made in America...actually Hilliard

The News Lasers are big business in Hilliard, where Laserflex Corporation has decided to stay, and expand - spending $2.7 Million dollars to expand their facility and add 30 employees over the next few years. Columbus 2020 Press Release What do people do at Laserflex Corporation? If you ever needed to do something with metal, Laserflext…
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All Roads Lead to Columbus?

Or, all roads stem from Columbus. That's what most companies find: Columbus' proximity to the rest of the country is a huge win for us. Companies want to be here because they can ship their products quickly and efficiently from Columbus. If stuff isn't heading out on planes or in trains, it's heading out in a…
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Spreading Education Resources throughout the country, starting right here in Columbus

The News Benchmark Education Company, from New York, has chosen to open up shop here in Columbus, which means jobs that make an impact for educators will be open soon! See Columbus 2020 Press Release What Do People at Benchmark Education Company Do? Benchmark publishes, and distributes resources for educators - like books for students,…
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Check out Aspen Energy Corporation, Headquartered in Dublin

The News See Columbus 2020 Press Release Aspen Energy Corporation is growing, and rather than moving anywhere else, they've decided to stay right here in Dublin. They'll be adding around 45 jobs over the next few years - in a fun, fast-paced environment. Aspen Energy Corporation is one of the oldest and largest energy consultation…
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7 Ways to get through the rest of today if you can’t sit still until the First College Football Playoff National Championship game

You’re at work or in class (welcome back students) and you can’t focus because the Buckeyes are playing the Ducks tonight at 8:30 pm. Who can blame you? Your excitement and energy have to go somewhere…Here are a few things to get you through today. 1.)    Watch ALL the hype videos. Spread them out throughout…
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Quick Look: Work Opportunities in the Columbus Region

The Columbus Region is made up of the city of Columbus, and surrounding counties - 11 in total. Our economy is diverse, which is a pretty unique and good thing. It means that no single sector or industry rules the landscape, and there are work opportunities all across the board.   Major sectors that really…
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Quick Look: Columbus Region Headquarters & Business Services Industry

Columbus Region Headquarters & Business Services Facts The Region is home to 15 Fortune 1000 headquarters, including five Fortune 500 headquarters Financial and other business services account for nearly $39 billion in annual economic output Major insurance headquarters within the Region employ more than 26,000 workers Nearly 9,000 are employed by worldwide apparel companies such…
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Quick Look: Columbus Region Agbioscience Industry

Columbus Region Agbioscience Fast Facts There are more than 1,600 businesses and 10,000 unincorporated farms in Central Ohio 51,530 people are employed in the agbioscience sector within the 11-county area Agbioscience accounts for $17.7 billion in economic output, 11 percent of the regional economy Value-added output per employee is $74,491, higher than the national average…
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Quick Look: Columbus Region Science & Technology Industry

A large, educated workforce, combined with superior research capabilities and a strong corporate foundation, has allowed Central Ohio to become one of the fastest growing innovation and technology hubs in the nation. The sector’s dynamic industries include manufacturing, automotive, chemicals, food and nutraceuticals, IT and big data.
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Quick Look: Columbus Region Logistics Industry

Columbus Region Logistics Facts There are more than 4,400 logistics and distribution operations Employment growth in the transportation and warehousing sector is projected to be greater than 21 percent between 2010 and 2020. The Columbus Region features world-class multi-modal infrastructure including four intermodal facilities served by mainline rail (CSX and Norfolk Southern)  
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5 Myths About COTA Debunked

5 MYTHS ABOUT COTA DEBUNKED Haters gonna hate, but COTA is still Columbus’ main public transportation system. Here are a 5 misconceptions with logical reasonings to prove them otherwise. 1. ONLY CRAZY PEOPLE RIDE THE COTA AND I’M NOT CRAZY First, only crazy people say they aren’t crazy…. Second, COTA opens its bus doors to anyone who would like…
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Quick Look: Columbus Region Manufacturing Industry

Whether you know it or not, your everyday life is likely filled with products made in the Columbus Region. If you drive to work in an Accord, fertilize the lawn with Scotts Miracle-Gro, or relax with a Coca Cola or Budweiser, you use a Region-made product. These companies, and many more, thrive on the Region's…
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3 Things To Do After Your First Week of Class

Congratulations on completing your first couple weeks of class! No matter if you are a Freshman just starting your college career or you are embarking on the last leg of your academic journey, putting on your thinking cap is always an adjustment. We decided there are 3 productive things you can do now that everyone…
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CBUS Buzz

Happy First Week of Classes! School is Back in Session. Living in Columbus, Ohio it’s hard not to notice that students moved back to campuses all over city; the energy is undeniable, and so is the traffic. In the midst of moving in, students are learning about how to get to their classes, how to shower in communal…
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