#11 Ohio


5.86 out of 10 in Taxation and Regulation

7.14 out of 10 in Workforce Quality

7.05 out of 10 in Living Environment

Right to Work?


State Profile

A second-straight near-record construction season is underway across Ohio. This year, the Ohio Department of Transportation will invest $2.3 billion into the state’s roads and bridges, just shy of the record-$2.4 billion investments made in 2014 and 2015.

Key Industries

Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Retail, Tech

Key Companies

Cardinal Health
Goodyear
Kroger
L Brands
Macy’s
Marathon Petroleum
Owens Corning
Procter & Gamble

Key Contacts

JobsOhio
John Minor, President and Chief Investment Officer
(614) 300-0938
minor@jobs-ohio.com
41 South High Street, Suite 1500
Columbus, OH 43215
http://jobs-ohio.com

Ohio Development Services Agency
David Goodman, Director
614-446-3379
77 South High Street, 29th Floor,
Columbus, OH 43215
david.goodman@development.ohio.gov
https://www.development.ohio.gov/default.htm

CEO Comments

“Ohio’s turnaround has been remarkable, and Ohio is getting noticed more and more.”

“Parts of the Midwest, including Ohio and Michigan, continue to reawaken to business interests and it’s an exciting time to be working there.”

Current Developments

2016 Regional Report: The Midwest

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