OHIO – THE PROFITABLE CHOICE FOR BUSINESS.

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Global companies choose Ohio for it’s easy access to market, partners and customers. See the complete brochure for additional details.

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OHIO – THE PROFITABLE CHOICE FOR BUSINESS.

  1. 1. OHIO THE PROFITABLE CHOICE FOR BUSINESS
  2. 2. GLOBAL COMPANIES 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. MOST IMPROVED BUSINESS CLIMATE (Chief Executive Magazine, 2013) LARGEST MANUFACTURING GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT ($87.2 billion) LARGEST POPULATION (11.5 million) GAIN EASY ACCESS TO MARKETS, PARTNERS AND CUSTOMERS AIR Global access via five international airports ROAD Within a 6-hour truck drive to Chicago and the East Coast RAIL 4th largest network of railroads and 11 intermodal facilities WATER PORTS 209 ports and terminals along the Ohio River and Lake Erie PAGE 2
  3. 3. 75 WITHIN A ONE DAY DRIVE OF 60% OF U.S. AND CANADIAN MANUFACTURING AND POPULATIONS TORONTO 90 DETROIT CHICAGO 80 80 CLEVELAND 90 80 70 PITTSBURGH INDIANAPOLIS 71 CINCINNATI 70 RICHMOND ST. LOUIS 64 LOUISVILLE 64 65 INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS 77 INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS 40 75 ATLANTA 77 600 miles/1,000 km FROM ASIA FROM EUROPE 300 miles/500 km FROM SOUTH AMERICA PAGE 3
  4. 4. UTILIZE A PRODUCTIVE WORKFORCE Find world-class workforce, training and other educational resources 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 PAGE 4
  5. 5. COST-EFFECTIVE, STABLE BUSINESS CLIMATE 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 6.8% 6.5% Kentucky 4.6% Illinois Indiana • 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 7.2% Michigan Ohio 4.5% Wisconsin — 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. PAGE 5
  6. 6. GLOBAL COMPANIES IN OHIO A selection of global companies located in Ohio with 500 or more employees: A. Schulman, Inc. D’Ieteren SA ABB LTD D+S GmbH Abercrombie & Fitch Dana Holding Accenture LTD Delfin SARL Aisin Seiki Co., LTD Deutsche Post AG AkzoNobel N.V. DIC Corp. Alcatel-Lucent Edizione SRL ALDI GmbH & Co. KG Essen Extendicare Limited Partnership Aleris International Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. L ’Oreal SA L Brands Magna International Inc. Meggitt PLC Mettler-Toledo International Mitsubishi Corp. Moriroku Holdings Co. SANWA Shutter Corporation Schaeffler Group Schneider Electric SA Securitas AB Showa Corp. Siemens AG Signet Jewelers Limited Stanley Electric Co., Ltd Sumitomo Corp. EZ ENERGY LTD Munich Re F-TECH Inc. Nestlé SA Fiat S.p.A. Nidec Group FirstGroup PLC Nihon Plast Co., LTD Fresenius SE Nippon Sheet Glass Co., LTD The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC BAE Systems PLC Friedhelm Loh Stiftung & Co. KG Nissin Kogyo Co., LTD ThyssenKrupp AG BASF SE General Electric Omers Capital Partners Inc. Timken Behr GmbH & Co. KG Givaudan SA Owens-Illinois Tokai Kogyo Co., LTD BP PLC GKN PLC Parker Hannifin Tokai Rubber Industries, LTD Bridgstone Corp. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Permira Advisers LLP TS Tech Co., LTD C.H. Boehringer Sohn AG & Co. KG Greif Premier Farnell PLC Tyco International LTD Procter & Gamble UBS AG Reed Elsevier Group PLC Valcon Acquisition Holding (Luxembourg) SARL Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA Applied Industrial Technologies ArcelorMittal SA Asahi Glass Co., LTD CapGemini SA Cintas Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc. Compagnie De Saint-Gobain Convergys Cooper Tire & Rubber CRH PLC PAGE 6 Henkel AG & Co. KGaA Hitachi, LTD HOCHTIEF AG Honda Motor Co., LTD Industrias CH, S.A.B. de C.V. INEOS AG Ingersoll-Rand PLC Ricoh Co., LTD Rolls-Royce Group PLC RPM International Sabmiller PLC Sankei Giken Co., LTD Sanoh Industrial Co., LTD Tata Sons Limited Teleperformance Teradata Vallourec SA Wolseley PLC WPP PLC Zurich Financial Services AG
  7. 7. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE JOBSOHIO NETWORK 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. Network Partners TOLEDO CLEVELAND Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth Cincinnati USA Partnership Columbus 2020 AKRON Dayton Development Coalition Regional Growth Partnership Team NEO | Cleveland+ Business COLUMBUS DAYTON NELSONVILLE CINCINNATI PAGE 7
  8. 8. 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 Mindy McLaughlin Manager Foreign Direct Investment mclaughlin@jobs-ohio.com 614-300-1355 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.

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