Opportunities abound for companies in the Columbus Region to accelerate export and foreign direct investment (FDI) growth.
Currently, more than 300 foreign-owned establishments operate in the Region and 2017 saw $10.7 billion in goods and services exported from the Region.
Currently, Union County and Logan County rank No. 1 and No. 2 respectively in the country for their share of workers employed by foreign-owned companies. (Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Largest Foreign Owned Employers
Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
North America HQ and R&D center, automotive assembly, testing
DHL Supply Chain
Americas HQ, logistics services
TS Tech Co., Ltd.
North America HQ and R&D center, car seat, door, and roof trim manufacturing
Customer contact center, business process outsourcing
Safelite Group, Inc.
Unit HQ, contact center of car windshield replacement
Stanley Electric U.S. Co., Inc.
Manufacturing of automotive and motorcycle lighting
Workers comp administration services
Midwest Express Group
Logistics services for automotive manufacturers
Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
HQ and manufacturing of precision instruments
Innovation center and manufacturing of anodized aluminum packaging
Cardington Yutaka Technologies, Inc.
Manufacturing of automotive drive and exhaust systems and converters
Beer production and distribution
Jefferson Industries Corporation
Manufacturing of dashboards, panels, other automotive components
Farmers Insurance Group
Insurance back office
IT and consulting office
BMW Financial Services NA, LLC
Automotive financing operations
American Showa Inc.
Manufacturing and R&D of shock absorbers and power steering systems
Manufacturing and office of medical device
Nifco America Corp
Manufacturing of automotive plastic fasteners, buckles, dampers
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|Rest of Asia||23|
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