Categories: Automotive

Weastec, Inc. Invests $3 Million for New Research, Development and Testing in Ohio

Weastec, Inc. Invests $3 Million for New Research, Development and Testing in Ohio

JobsOhio provides an R&D Center Grant to support Ohio expansion
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A Japanese auto parts company plans to take its company to the next level by making automotive technological advances right here in Ohio. Weastec, Inc. announced plans to invest more than $3 million to expand in central Ohio with its first-ever R&D center in the United States.

Automotive Supplier Topre Goes Big on Second Expansion

Automotive Supplier Topre Goes Big on Second Expansion

Fast-growing automotive steel supplier will occupy full site
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Topre America, a U.S. branch of the Japan-based automotive steel supplier Topre, has expanded its plans for investment in a revitalized manufacturing site in Springfield, Ohio. The company’s vice president says the site’s automotive manufacturing history makes it the ideal spot for the investment.

International Joint Venture Launches Construction of its First North American Facility for Light and Autonomous Vehicle Braking Systems

International Joint Venture Launches Construction of its First North American Facility for Light and Autonomous Vehicle Braking Systems

Breaking ground in Findlay in more ways than one
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Autoliv-Nissin Brake Systems (ANBS), a joint venture between Autoliv and Nissin Kogyo, will establish a manufacturing facility in Findlay, its first in the United States. The company produces electronic brake systems and technology for autonomous and light vehicles. As mobility gets smarter, stronger, lighter and more eco-friendly, ANBS is also making it safer – from Ohio!

Topre America Opens 174,000 Square-Foot Facility on Historic Site

Topre America Opens 174,000 Square-Foot Facility on Historic Site

174,000 Square-Foot facility will accommodate rise in automotive demand
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Topre America, a tier one supplier to major automotive companies, opened the doors to its new stamping and high-strength steel production facility. The location is a revitalized, historic site in Springfield, Ohio that has been expanded to accommodate the rise in orders to meet the demand for lightweight vehicles.

German automotive supplier establishes Wooster plant as its U.S. center for advanced e-mobility development

German automotive supplier establishes Wooster plant as its U.S. center for advanced e-mobility development

Schaeffler Group Celebrates 40 Years in Wooster with Plant Expansion
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40 years after establishing its roots in the United States, Germany-based Schaeffler unveils its new, expanded facility. The high-tech facility will serve as the global center of competency for Schaeffler production.

Dana Opens New High-Tech Light Axle Manufacturing Facility

Dana Opens New High-Tech Light Axle Manufacturing Facility

Production begins anew at historic automotive site
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Dana celebrates the grand opening of its new light axle manufacturing facility in Toledo. The 300,000-square-foot, high-tech facility initially will produce axles only for the Jeep Wrangler and eventually for other automotive customers.

Smart Mobility Is In The Driver’s Seat In Central Ohio

Smart Mobility Is In The Driver’s Seat In Central Ohio

$45 million state-of-the-art hub to provide connected and autonomous testing
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The Transportation Research Center (TRC) will include a 540-acre Smart Mobility Advanced Research and Test (SMART) Center. The center will include testing of highly automated vehicles in a closed, safe and repeatable environment before being deployed into the real world.

Self-Driving Truck Puts Ohio at the Forefront of Innovative Transportation Technology

Self-Driving Truck Puts Ohio at the Forefront of Innovative Transportation Technology

Ohio’s assets make it an ideal location for autonomous vehicle technology
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Autonomous vehicles are no longer a futuristic concept. Self-driving trucks undergo a trial test in central Ohio on Route 33. Over 300 companies advancing sensor technology helped Columbus win the U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge.

Fuyao Glass America Celebrates Grand Opening of Moraine Plant

Plant is China’s Biggest Investment in Ohio with 3,000 Jobs Expected for Dayton Region
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Fuyao Glass America employs 2,000 workers and is expected to add up to 1,000 more in the next few years.