Nearly 700 attendees from the Columbus Region’s 11 counties gathered on Friday, December 7 for the seventh annual Economic Development 411 (ED411), co-hosted by Columbus 2020 and MODE.
NEX Transport Inc., a one-stop business solution that connects people and companies through diverse logistics modes, has announced plans to add a new facility in Bellefontaine, Ohio, investing more than $1.4 million and creating 200 new jobs.
Blue Label Digital Printing, a label printing company specializing in custom label manufacturing, has announced plans to expand its facility in Lancaster, Ohio, investing a total of $1 million and creating 30 new jobs.
Candid, a rapidly growing orthodontic technology company, has announced plans to create a high-end customer care center in the Columbus Region. Candid will invest $850,000 for equipment and leasehold improvements.
Kenny McDonald, president and CEO of Columbus 2020, was recently elected vice chair of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Columbus 2020 receives a Gold Internet and New Media award at IEDC 2018 for its ColumbusRegion.com website.
Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced plans to expand its operations in Franklin County, investing more than $5.5 million and creating more than 270 new jobs.
Condado Tacos, a build-your-own-taco restaurant founded in 2014, has announced plans to expand its headquarters in Columbus, investing $150,000 and creating 27 new jobs.
Columbus 2020, the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus Region, has hired Amy Harman as director of marketing and communications. Harman will be responsible for leading the strategy development, management and execution of Columbus 2020 marketing programs.
AEP, one of the nation’s largest electricity producers, has announced plans to expand its operations in the Columbus Region, investing more than $125 million and creating 17 new jobs.