FINDLAY — Autoliv Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of airbags and passenger restraint systems. But the Swedish company has been focused on going beyond just protecting drivers who find themselves in a crash to actively preventing crashes from happening in the first place. As part of that push, Autoliv in early 2016… Read more »
What’s new in Findlay and Hancock County, Ohio?
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Auto parts maker Mitec will add 80 jobs at its Findlay plant over the next two to three years, Tim Hall, Mitec North America president, said Tuesday. The job additions will bring total employment to 200 at the plant, which is housed in the former Findlay Industries building at 4000 Fostoria Ave. The German-based company… Read more »
Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) – Some potential international investors toured the Findlay-area Tuesday after hearing that the city has been a top economic developer in the country. A large contingent of high-level politicians and legislators from the German state of Thuringia visited Mitec Powertrain in Findlay to see… Read more »
German officials and the founder of Mitec Automotive met with Findlay leaders Tuesday. Minister President Bodo Ramelow and founder Christoph Militzer toured the company’s facility on Fostoria Avenue. While in town, company officials talked about possible growth in Findlay… Tim Hall is the president of Mitec’s North American Operations. He says one of those… Read more »
For the third consecutive year, Findlay, Ohio has been ranked the top micropolitan community in the U.S. for new and expanding facilities by Site Selection magazine, the official publication of the Global FDI Association and the Industrial Asset Management Council. The magazine ranked 575 of the nation’s micropolitan areas, cities of 10,000 to 50,000 people… Read more »
The grit and velocity of small town Ohio shine through again in the rankings of the year’s top micropolitan regions. Economic development, like any game-changing enterprise, is hard work. Communities that excel at it do so through persistent attention to business retention and recruitment, tax and regulatory strategies, technical assistance and workforce development. In 2016,… Read more »
FINDLAY, OH, March 25, 2017 Chris Oaks spoke with Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development Director Tim Mayle. Q: For the third year in a row, Findlay-Hancock County has been designated the top micropolitan community in America, but this news was followed almost immediately by the announcement of the pending closure of another major retailer here. Is… Read more »
March 13, 2017 Click here to watch the video. Lee discusses the business boom in Hancock County with the man in charge of economic development. There’s music on the plate too with Zak Vassar, president and CEO of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. Jeff Smith talks youth sports “intouch.” It’s on Conklin and Company .
FINDLAY, OH, March 9, 2017 — On a night when Findlay and Hancock County community leaders celebrated Findlay’s third consecutive first-place award for business growth, besting hundreds of other cities nationwide, the community added some unofficial honors. Findlay-Hancock County is the envy and object of imitation of other communities, said Adam Bruns, managing editor of… Read more »