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Science and health booming in Ohio thanks to area companies
 New health care and biosciences innovations in this region are helping add high-paying jobs and getting Ohio recognized by investors. Midwest health care companies drew $1.7 billion in new equity investments in 2016, according to the just-released BioEnterprise Midwest Healthcare growth capital report. “A record 375 Midwest healthcare...

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New health care and biosciences innovations in this region are helping add high-paying jobs and getting Ohio recognized by investors. Midwest health care companies drew $1.7 billion in new equity investments in 2016, according to the just-released BioEnterprise Midwest Healthcare growth capital report. “A record 375 Midwest healthcare...
Explosive growth: Dayton-area company now has $2B in assets
 The Connor Group has grown to more than $2 billion in assets since the early 1990s and the company saw around $147 million in earnings last year. None of that success would have happened without the company’s employees, owner Larry Connor said Connor’s company, the Connor Group, is a real estate investment company. Its business...

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The Connor Group has grown to more than $2 billion in assets since the early 1990s and the company saw around $147 million in earnings last year. None of that success would have happened without the company’s employees, owner Larry Connor said Connor’s company, the Connor Group, is a real estate investment company. Its business...
LexisNexis commitment to Dayton area still strong, officials say
 Despite news that LexisNexis is seeking tenants to fill empty space in an office building on its Miami Twp. campus, local officials say they’re not concerned and they believe company has no plans to leave the area. Jeff Hoagland, president and chief executive of the Dayton Development Coalition, said Wednesday LexisNexis has 3,300 Dayton-area...

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Despite news that LexisNexis is seeking tenants to fill empty space in an office building on its Miami Twp. campus, local officials say they’re not concerned and they believe company has no plans to leave the area. Jeff Hoagland, president and chief executive of the Dayton Development Coalition, said Wednesday LexisNexis has 3,300 Dayton-area...
Cable fights for customers
 As Charter Communication continues marketing its cable and broadband services and products under the “Spectrum” brand in this area and throughout the U.S., experts say the cable industry has its work cut out for it. Charter — which bought Time Warner Cable last year — says it’s pushing back against cable-cutting...

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As Charter Communication continues marketing its cable and broadband services and products under the “Spectrum” brand in this area and throughout the U.S., experts say the cable industry has its work cut out for it. Charter — which bought Time Warner Cable last year — says it’s pushing back against cable-cutting...
WHAT TO KNOW: 3 things about possible military base changes
 The nation could go through another domestic military-installation consolidation process, also known as “BRAC,” for Base Closure and Realignment, Jeff Hoagland, president and chief executive of the Dayton Development Coalition, warned Friday. The BRAC process is neither fast not cheap, with communities and lawmakers fighting fiercely...

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The nation could go through another domestic military-installation consolidation process, also known as “BRAC,” for Base Closure and Realignment, Jeff Hoagland, president and chief executive of the Dayton Development Coalition, warned Friday. The BRAC process is neither fast not cheap, with communities and lawmakers fighting fiercely...
Need: Workers. Goal: Raise $1M-plus for manufacturing training
 The Dayton Region Manufacturers Association will soon be on a quest to address a problem that has long bedeviled association members: Finding the next generation of manufacturing workers and entrepreneurs. That effort won’t be cheap. “We want to raise over $1 million,” said Jim Bowman, 2017 chairman of the DRMA board. Every...

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The Dayton Region Manufacturers Association will soon be on a quest to address a problem that has long bedeviled association members: Finding the next generation of manufacturing workers and entrepreneurs. That effort won’t be cheap. “We want to raise over $1 million,” said Jim Bowman, 2017 chairman of the DRMA board. Every...
What you need to know: Highway fatals in 2016 highest in past 10 years
 A jump in traffic fatalities last year pushed deaths on U.S. roads to their highest level in nearly a decade even as Ohio bucked that trend, registering a decrease in fatal crashes in 2016. The national numbers erased improvements made during the Great Recession and economic recovery, according to the Associated Press, citing data from the...

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A jump in traffic fatalities last year pushed deaths on U.S. roads to their highest level in nearly a decade even as Ohio bucked that trend, registering a decrease in fatal crashes in 2016. The national numbers erased improvements made during the Great Recession and economic recovery, according to the Associated Press, citing data from the...
Roads of the future taking shape in Ohio
 Autonomous technology will reinvent how Ohioans drive and move goods on highways, the state’s transportation director told attendees Tuesday at the Southwest Ohio Logistics Conference. RELATED: Ohio wants to fund smart cars and variable speed limits “Ohio is uniquely centered to be at the epicenter of what’s coming,&rdquo...

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Autonomous technology will reinvent how Ohioans drive and move goods on highways, the state’s transportation director told attendees Tuesday at the Southwest Ohio Logistics Conference. RELATED: Ohio wants to fund smart cars and variable speed limits “Ohio is uniquely centered to be at the epicenter of what’s coming,&rdquo...
Ohio’s Hospice buys Centerville-area property for headquarters

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A Hospice organization serving patients and families in 30 Ohio counties bought new office space in Washington Twp. Hospice of Dayton closed on a Paragon office building and parcel of land for $3.3 million Monday, according to Montgomery County property records. Ohio’s Hospice spokesman Craig Schrolucke said the organization simply...
NEW: Virtual reality allows area companies to showcase their products
 Virtual reality is becoming more than just the stuff of dreams or video games for some Dayton-area businesses. A marketing firm that focuses on serving manufacturers, Washington Twp.’s Marketing Options, is offering clients virtual reality services they can offer their own customers and, in many cases, their employees. Using virtual...

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Virtual reality is becoming more than just the stuff of dreams or video games for some Dayton-area businesses. A marketing firm that focuses on serving manufacturers, Washington Twp.’s Marketing Options, is offering clients virtual reality services they can offer their own customers and, in many cases, their employees. Using virtual...
5 reasons why GM still matters to Dayton
 Buoyed by strong sales and record profits, General Motors had a good day Tuesday, reporting revenue of $166.4 billion for the year. Though GM closed its last local plant in 2008, the company remains relevant to the Dayton area. Here’s are five things to know about that enduring relevance: 1. Dayton and General Motors go way back. Waaay...

Posted: 18 days ago

Buoyed by strong sales and record profits, General Motors had a good day Tuesday, reporting revenue of $166.4 billion for the year. Though GM closed its last local plant in 2008, the company remains relevant to the Dayton area. Here’s are five things to know about that enduring relevance: 1. Dayton and General Motors go way back. Waaay...
Though diminished, GM’s success still impacts Dayton
 General Motors — which co-owns an engine plant in Moraine and is a customer of key local auto parts plants — saw net revenue of $166.4 billion in 2016, a strong 9.2 percent jump over 2015, enjoying record sales along the way. About 52,000 GM U.S. hourly employees will receive up to a maximum profit sharing payout of $12,000, the...

Posted: 19 days ago

General Motors — which co-owns an engine plant in Moraine and is a customer of key local auto parts plants — saw net revenue of $166.4 billion in 2016, a strong 9.2 percent jump over 2015, enjoying record sales along the way. About 52,000 GM U.S. hourly employees will receive up to a maximum profit sharing payout of $12,000, the...
Growing pains at Fuyao plant as employees consider union
 Like many of his fellow Fuyao Glass America workers, Bobby Terrell is grateful for the company’s presence in the community. The Chinese auto glassmaker took a shuttered General Motors plant and built a manufacturing Colossus, employing 2,000 workers and counting. But inside those factory walls the picture isn’t so spotless, according...

Posted: 23 days ago

Like many of his fellow Fuyao Glass America workers, Bobby Terrell is grateful for the company’s presence in the community. The Chinese auto glassmaker took a shuttered General Motors plant and built a manufacturing Colossus, employing 2,000 workers and counting. But inside those factory walls the picture isn’t so spotless, according...
Business leaders say region remains relevant
 After a year when companies agreed to create 3,672 new jobs in the Dayton region, a panel at the Dayton Development Coalition’s annual meeting was confident in proclaiming that the region remains globally relevant. “The world of innovation, when it comes to aerospace, begins here,” said retired Air Force Chief of Staff Gen...

Posted: 25 days ago

After a year when companies agreed to create 3,672 new jobs in the Dayton region, a panel at the Dayton Development Coalition’s annual meeting was confident in proclaiming that the region remains globally relevant. “The world of innovation, when it comes to aerospace, begins here,” said retired Air Force Chief of Staff Gen...
Kasich declares Ohio ‘the knowledge belt’
 A day after unveiling his final two-year state budget proposal, Gov. John Kasich visited a Beavercreek defense contractor Tuesday to call for greater investment in new technologies, particularly in transportation. “We’re trying to take (Ohio) into the middle of the 21st century,” Kasich told an audience at Riverside Research...

Posted: 26 days ago

A day after unveiling his final two-year state budget proposal, Gov. John Kasich visited a Beavercreek defense contractor Tuesday to call for greater investment in new technologies, particularly in transportation. “We’re trying to take (Ohio) into the middle of the 21st century,” Kasich told an audience at Riverside Research...
Was DPL planning to move from Dayton?
 On Monday, Dayton Power and Light filed a settlement before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on its “electric security plan,” a plan that outlines the business conditions for the utility. What was perhaps most eye-catching in DP&L’s settlement was “a commitment by DP&L to maintain its headquarters inside the...

Posted: 26 days ago

On Monday, Dayton Power and Light filed a settlement before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on its “electric security plan,” a plan that outlines the business conditions for the utility. What was perhaps most eye-catching in DP&L’s settlement was “a commitment by DP&L to maintain its headquarters inside the...
Center arms deputies with data to fight crime
 A former Teradata Corp. executive can tell Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies which neighborhoods have been plagued by robberies — and with software, even what addresses are mostly likely to be hit next. That former executive, Bruce Langos, can warn deputies about the domestic violence history at certain addresses. He can warn...

Posted: 28 days ago

A former Teradata Corp. executive can tell Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies which neighborhoods have been plagued by robberies — and with software, even what addresses are mostly likely to be hit next. That former executive, Bruce Langos, can warn deputies about the domestic violence history at certain addresses. He can warn...
What does TPP exit mean for Butler County?
 President Trump made it official last week, signing a memorandum that pulls the United States out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed trade pact that would have more closely united 12 Pacific Rim countries. What does this mean for Butler County-area businesses? Marvin Cunningham, president of West Chester Twp.’s Long-Stanton...

Posted: 29 days ago

President Trump made it official last week, signing a memorandum that pulls the United States out of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed trade pact that would have more closely united 12 Pacific Rim countries. What does this mean for Butler County-area businesses? Marvin Cunningham, president of West Chester Twp.’s Long-Stanton...
Former UD president talks about his new work
 Dan Curran isn’t the retiring type. Though he stepped down from the presidency of the University of Dayton last June, he recently handed an interviewer not one but two business cards — one for UD, where he is president emeritus and an executive in residence for Asian affairs, and another for Fuyao Glass America Inc., where he...

Posted: 30 days ago

Dan Curran isn’t the retiring type. Though he stepped down from the presidency of the University of Dayton last June, he recently handed an interviewer not one but two business cards — one for UD, where he is president emeritus and an executive in residence for Asian affairs, and another for Fuyao Glass America Inc., where he...
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