CHOOSE OHIO, USA
• EASY ACCESS TO MARKETS, PARTNERS AND CUSTOMERS
• WORLD-CLASS WORKFORCE, TRAINING, AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
• COST EFFECTIVE AND STABLE BUSINESS CLIMATE
• LONG TRADITION OF INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP AND INVESTMENT
OHIO’S RANK IN THE U.S.
(Chief Executive Magazine, 2013)
GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
GAIN EASY ACCESS
TO MARKETS, PARTNERS
Global access via five
Within a 6-hour
truck drive to Chicago
and the East Coast
4th largest network
of railroads and 11
209 ports and terminals
along the Ohio River
and Lake Erie
WITHIN A ONE DAY
DRIVE OF 60% OF
U.S. AND CANADIAN
600 miles/1,000 km
300 miles/500 km
FROM SOUTH AMERICA
UTILIZE A PRODUCTIVE
Find world-class workforce, training and other
Ohio offers companies versatile, educated employees – from seasoned executives and highachieving college graduates to skilled trade professionals. The state also cultivates partnerships that
bring together companies with industry-specific needs and higher education institutions that have
core strengths in those areas of expertise. Universities in Ohio are partnering with more than 2,000
companies here and around the world to further develop the state’s talented workforce.
• Large workforce – The 7th largest population in the U.S. offers a workforce of 6 million Ohioans
• Well educated – Home to more than 200 higher education institutions with diverse programs
that range from agriculture to engineering
• Streamlined hiring – Workforce development is localized, efficient, and can assist a company
in all aspects of recruitment and development (OhioMeansJobs.com)
• Loyal and hard working – Midwestern work ethic results in quality products and services
A diverse economy and continuously improving business climate
Lowest Taxes in the Midwest
enable Ohio-based companies to be competitive in the global market.
Companies investing in Ohio experience the lowest taxes in the
Midwest on new capital investments. A state budget surplus and
stable credit outlook from the nation’s top three credit rating agencies
support Ohio’s strong and sustainable business environment.
Maximize Profits with a Low-Cost of Doing Business
• No tax on corporate profits
• No tax on machinery, equipment, and R&D investments
• No tax on products sold to customers outside of Ohio
• No tax on tangible personal property
Singular Commercial Tax
Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax is a low 0.26 percent on gross receipts
— Ernst & Young, May 2011
exceeding $1 million – and not applied to gross receipts outside of Ohio.
Improved Regulatory Climate
Regulatory reform is ongoing in Ohio to bolster the state’s economy
and create jobs. Improvements include removing unnecessary and
overly complicated regulations while streamlining processes that make
compliance as easy as possible to provide predictability to businesses.
GLOBAL COMPANIES IN OHIO
A selection of global companies located in Ohio with 500 or more employees:
A. Schulman, Inc.
Abercrombie & Fitch
Aisin Seiki Co., LTD
Deutsche Post AG
ALDI GmbH & Co. KG Essen
Koninklijke Philips Electronics
Magna International Inc.
Moriroku Holdings Co.
SANWA Shutter Corporation
Schneider Electric SA
Signet Jewelers Limited
Stanley Electric Co., Ltd
EZ ENERGY LTD
Nihon Plast Co., LTD
Nippon Sheet Glass Co., LTD
The Royal Bank of Scotland
BAE Systems PLC
Friedhelm Loh Stiftung & Co.
Nissin Kogyo Co., LTD
Omers Capital Partners Inc.
Behr GmbH & Co. KG
Tokai Kogyo Co., LTD
Tokai Rubber Industries, LTD
Goodyear Tire & Rubber
Permira Advisers LLP
TS Tech Co., LTD
C.H. Boehringer Sohn AG &
Premier Farnell PLC
Tyco International LTD
Procter & Gamble
Reed Elsevier Group PLC
Valcon Acquisition Holding
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA
Applied Industrial Technologies
Asahi Glass Co., LTD
Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc.
Compagnie De Saint-Gobain
Cooper Tire & Rubber
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Honda Motor Co., LTD
Industrias CH, S.A.B. de C.V.
Ricoh Co., LTD
Rolls-Royce Group PLC
Sankei Giken Co., LTD
Sanoh Industrial Co., LTD
Tata Sons Limited
Zurich Financial Services AG
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE
JobsOhio is a private corporation focused on driving job creation, new capital investment, and economic growth for Ohio. Its success
is tied to the JobsOhio Network, a statewide partnership of regional economic development organizations with deep ties to their
local business communities.
for Economic Growth
Team NEO |
Build Your Business in Ohio
• Easy access to markets, partners, and customers
• World-class workforce, training, and educational resources
• Cost effective and stable business climate
• Long tradition of international partnerships and investment
Ohio welcomes global investment. For more
information about locating in Ohio, contact JobsOhio
or visit Jobs-Ohio.com
Foreign Direct Investment
JobsOhio, 41 S. High Street, Suite 1500, Columbus, Ohio 43215
JobsOhio is a private organization established to lead the job creation and economic development efforts in Ohio by helping
companies find partners, sites and financial resources to grow and succeed.