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Dec 19, 2011, 12:18 ET Ohio's Bioscience Industry Effort Paying Off With Increase in Graduates and Accolades for the State

Known for decades as a manufacturing state, Ohio is positioning itself to emerge from the recession as an innovative leader in the jobs market. A...


Dec 14, 2011, 08:00 ET Ohio's Affordable Skilled Labor Pool Ready to Meet Demands of Shale Gas Industry

Shale gas is poised to become big business in Ohio and in this case, location means everything. Proximity to the population centers of the United...


Nov 15, 2011, 08:00 ET Gaining Access to North American Markets: The Ohio/Texas Advantage

Entering U.S. markets can be a difficult challenge for new businesses seeking to serve North American customers. The size of the United States and...


Oct 25, 2011, 08:00 ET Ohio's Business Environment Makes State Ideal Location for Business Success

For business owners and entrepreneurs, the choice to locate their business operation can have a huge impact on profitability. Every state claims to...


Oct 04, 2011, 08:02 ET Ohio's Supply Chain Infrastructure Maximizes ROI for Shale Gas

Costs associated with accessing markets, shipping products and supplies and support services can be a considerable business expense for energy...


Sep 28, 2011, 08:00 ET Ohio Second in Nation for Motor Vehicle Assembly and Parts Operation

The auto industry continues to evolve each day to meet challenges brought by globalization and increasing competition. To be competitive, auto...


Sep 15, 2011, 12:02 ET Ohio Is Ideal Location for Aerospace Innovation and Manufacturing Excellence

Success in the aerospace and aviation industry means having balanced access to cutting-edge technologies and the ability to build and deliver the...


Aug 18, 2011, 08:00 ET Ohio is Best in the Midwest for Best Places to Live in America

Today's executives are challenged to find a perfect balance between growing a successful business and finding access to the time required to also...


Aug 10, 2011, 08:00 ET Entrepreneurs Achieve Dreams in Enterprise Appalachia

It's said that most startups fail within five years. Still, the possibility – or experience – of failure doesn't stop approximately 600,000...


Aug 02, 2011, 08:00 ET Ohio Among the Most Elite Locations in the Country for Fuel Cell Development

Demand for new energy sources has never been more urgent. Recent civil unrest in the Mideast brings America's goal to reduce foreign energy...


Jul 21, 2011, 08:00 ET Ohio Home to Five Fortune Global 500 Companies

For global companies, competition comes from every corner of the world and businesses need every advantage to survive and prosper. Site selection is...


Jul 14, 2011, 07:50 ET Ohio Poised as Global Leader in Solar Industry

Business owners striving to launch and grow in the solar industry are easily drawn to locations that boast their desire and willingness to nurture...


Jul 12, 2011, 08:00 ET CNBC Ranks Ohio Fifth in the Nation for Cost of Doing Business

ost is a major consideration when a company chooses a location. The ideal business location maximizes the value of the investment by delivering a...


Jun 22, 2011, 08:44 ET Ohio One of Two States to Earn an "A" Grade in Manufacturing and Logistics

America has long been a worker's state. With deft hands and hard muscle, skilled workers transformed inventions – from airplanes to automobiles –...


Jun 16, 2011, 08:30 ET Ohio's Bioscience Industry Thrives With World-Class Industry Collaboration

For a successful bioscience company there are many moving parts that make it great. From research institutions and knowledgeable workforce to...


Jun 02, 2011, 07:30 ET Ohio's Established Supply Chain Infrastructure Maximizes ROI for Shale Gas

Costs associated with accessing markets, shipping products and supplies, and support services can be a considerable business expense for energy...


May 26, 2011, 07:30 ET Ohio Ranks Fifth in the Nation for Fortune 500 Companies

For business owners and entrepreneurs, the choice to locate their business operation can have a huge impact on profitability. Every state claims to...


May 18, 2011, 07:30 ET Entrepreneurs Succeed With Small Business Resources in Enterprise Appalachia

For entrepreneurs, every dollar is a precious commodity. The more investment capital that actually makes it to product development and...


May 11, 2011, 07:30 ET Ohio Foreign Trade Zones Create Ideal Business Location for 21st Century Global Economy

Running an international business can be a logistical challenge of high overhead and never-ending costs to import or export foreign goods. Many U.S....


May 03, 2011, 12:04 ET After 9/11 Tragedy, Entrepreneur Rebuilds Her Life and Realizes Dream Career in Ohio

Debbie Rosenfeld has an eye for detail. You can see it in her photographic portfolio on display at Debbie Rosenfeld Fine Art Photography and various...


Apr 26, 2011, 02:05 ET Study Finds Ohio is Third Friendliest Tax State in the Nation

Competition comes from every corner of the world and businesses need every advantage to survive and prosper. For investors, site selection is a...


Apr 14, 2011, 07:50 ET Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium Highlights Economic Opportunities for Fuel Cell Businesses

Businesses in the fuel cell industry know that the challenge with taking fuel cell technology from the laboratory to the real world comes down to...


Apr 07, 2011, 08:00 ET Ohio Claims More "Fastest Growing Tech Cities" Than Any Other State

Great companies start out as great ideas. But commercialization of even the best idea requires development. The ideal location is close to a strong,...


Mar 23, 2011, 08:00 ET Entrepreneurs Share Why Enterprise Appalachia Is Ideal Start-Up Environment

It is extremely hard for a start-up company to succeed. An entrepreneur can do everything right in finding funding, proving the viability of the...


Mar 15, 2011, 08:00 ET Three Ohio Cities Rank Among Top Ten Metropolitans for Easiest, Most Affordable Commutes by Kiplinger

Rush hour and gridlock doesn't just wear on your tires and your transmission. Spending hours on the highway instead of devoting that time to personal ...