Regional Automotive Industry

Regional Automotive Industry 2018-09-21T21:17:30+00:00

“We were looking to find a place centrally located in the Midwest. Having this building speced-out … having it pre-built, gave us a quicker window in to starting the manufacturing process.”

– Tom Charnesky, plant manager, Hanon Systems

The Northwest Ohio region continues surging with new jobs and investment accelerating growth in the automotive industry. With more than 100 auto-related companies operating in the 17-county region, businesses are capitalizing on a favorable statewide business climate as well as the proximity to Detroit. This region’s proactive efforts in putting up new spec buildings and generating authenticated, ready-to-develop sites has also played a major role in attracting new development. In addition, this region has positioned itself to service next-generation products including autonomous vehicles, utilizing advanced materials such as carbon fiber.

Automotive Industry Assets

Workforce

Well-trained, reliable workforce with productive management-labor partnerships

Geographic Location

Directly in center of largest concentration of automotive production and engineering activity in North America

Supply Chain

Extensive Tier I, II, III automotive suppliers and broad expertise in tool and die, stamping, machining and injection molding

Logistics

Every form of transportation available to efficiently reach customers, saving valuable time and money

Authenticated Sites

Many ready-to-develop sites for manufacturing, warehousing, heavy industrial

Northwest Ohio Automotive Industry

Over the last 3 years:

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PROJECTS
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NEW JOBS
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CAPITAL INVESTMENT

RECENT AUTOMOTIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS

COMPANY INVESTMENT NEW JOBS
Treves $12 Million 90
Continental Structural $77 Million 186
Detroit Manufacturing Systems $9 Million 120

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