Economic Gateway http://www.selectmcohio.com Montgomery County, Ohio, USA News RSS Feed Mon, 27 May 2019 00:38:25 -0700 en-us Crocs Brings Major Distribution Center to Ohio, Creates 130+ Jobs http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20827 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Infrastructure and proximity to customers influence relocation from California to the Midwest Why Ohio? Crocs will relocate its North American distribution operation to a site near the Dayton In... ‘Magnet for high tech:’ How research drives Wright-Patt’s $15.5B impact http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20825 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Local businesses, universities and hospitals benefit from military expertise. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the Dayton region’s largest employer, an economic powerhouse integral to natio... Dayton college partners with NC university on drone research, training http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20824 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Sinclair Community College has a new partnership with a North Carolina university for Unmanned Aerial Systems research.  Sinclair's National UAS Training and Certification Center anno... Ohio’s Workforce Supply Tool http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20821 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The State of Ohio’s Workforce Supply Tool provides employers and job seekers important and actionable information about more than 200 of the most in-demand occupations in Ohio. The too... Tech Firm’s Massive Dayton-Area Expansion Larger than Expected http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20820 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 A software development company that is expanding its Dayton-area facility and creating hundreds of new jobs has confirmed its plans and offered new details on the project. Plano, Texas-based Tyler ... Ohio’s Advancing the Future of Smart Mobility http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20818 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Investments in a smart mobility ecosystem put Ohio in the driver’s seat for developing automated vehicles and related technology. Read full publication.    ... Woodworking business buys Mound site for $588K http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20828 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 A woodworking company has bought an industrial building at the Mound Business Park, the park said after an inquiry from this news outlet. The Woodworking Shop, LLC has operated at 1195 Mound R... Governor’s Cup/2018 Results http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20819 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 2018 Results a Testament to Ohio’s Team It takes a team to achieve the results Ohio reached in 2018 and the Governor’s Cup rankings are a testament to that. Site Selection released... Crews break ground on new amphitheater in Vandalia http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20831 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 VANDALIA, Ohio - A new amphitheater is expected to open up in Vandalia in a year or two. Crews broke ground on the project at Vandalia's Art Park, which is on Alkaline Springs Road across ... Local Manufacturers Team With Area Youth For Xtreme STEM Robotic Challenges http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20829 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Several local manufacturers are once again partnering with area youth for an event aimed at lighting the fires of ingenuity in those young people and get them interested in STEM sciences and skilled t... Technology Employment Expands its Presence in Ohio's Workforce http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20817 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 More than 9,200 new jobs in 2018 coupled with growing economic impact, according to CompTIA Cyberstates 2019™ report COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Technology-related employment in Ohio gre... Uber-like valet parking may come to Dayton’s Fire Blocks District http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20833 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 A new service is planned for the Fire Blocks District that allows drivers to get valet parking with a press of a button on their smartphones. Cincinnati-based Divine Services Corp.offers an on... Looking to the future: the Dayton Arcade is welcoming new tenants http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20832 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 DAYTON, Ohio - The biggest gem in the gem city is slowly coming back to life. Nearly two decades later, Dayton city manager, Shelley Dickstein, said a financial closing on the Dayton Arcade is coming.... Innovate Ohio Looks to Modernize Public Services http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20826 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 The new organization in the Buckeye State, led by Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, aims to improve data sharing and the use of blockchain, among other initiatives. Ohio is a state steeped in history and is&nbs... Modern Farmers Go From Rockers To Roots http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20830 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio has a long and rich farming history, but today less than a third of the state's farms remain. Every year 10 percent of small farms disappear.  The climate change and political tariffs... Letter: JobsOhio’s model, team are boon for state http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20822 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 I respond to the excellent Dispatch editorial “Winning isn’t everything when Ohio is still second.” I agree that JobsOhio had a “banner year” in 2018, as evidenced by 266... JobsOhio’s Five-Year Aspirations (2019-2023) http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20823 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Independent performance assessment guides JobsOhio strategy In order to continue offering best-in-class service to companies, JobsOhio dedicated a portion of 2018 looking inward at its performance ... Venture Capital Firms Invested in Ohio at Record Levels in 2018 http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20816 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 Ohio leads the Midwest in attracting growth capital Some of the best-known early companies, such as IBM, Genentech, Apple and Intel, were backed by venture capital (VC). What has changed since then... Compete internationally in “Swarm and Search AI Challenge” http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20536 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 A collaborative challenge between the Wright Brothers Institute, the Air Force Research Lab and the United Kingdom Defence Science and Technology Laboratory will explore new, efficient and resilient w... Centerville Police launching operation 'Home Shield' for deployed military members http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20535 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 CENTERVILLE, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Centerville Police is launching a new initiative called operation "Home Shield," to assist families of Centerville residents who are in the military. Polic... City leaders react as the Kettering Tower sells for $13M http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20534 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 04 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Downtown Dayton's tallest high-rise has officially been sold. Locally-owned company, Stratacache bought the Kettering Tower for $13 million. Dayton's city manager... Miami Valley filmmakers win big at Sundance Film Festival http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20521 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  Some Miami Valley residents were recently in the spotlight at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar were there for the pre... Award-winning chef and BBQ entrepreneur is our Daytonian of the Week http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20520 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 Chris Cavender has a restaurant resume that sounds more like a “Who’s Who” directory of local eateries. Among his stints: Cavender served as the former executive chef at Jay's Re... Grant Funds Available for Community Beautification http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20537 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 The Montgomery County Solid Waste District, a division of Montgomery County Environmental Services, is now accepting applications for the 2019 Beautification Grant program to promote volunteerism and ... FALON DONOHUE FROM VENTUREOHIO TALKS THE UNTAPPED RESOURCES IN THE MIDWEST http://www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events/?item=20519 www.selectmcohio.com/mcohio/news-and-events Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 In this episode, we get to chat with Falon Donohue about all things entrepreneurial in the Midwest. Falon is a community organizer, veteran and the Chief Executive Officer of VentureOhio, a for-impact...