|Hamilton City School District||Education||1,185|
|Fort Hamilton Hospital||Healthcare||982|
|Community First Solutions (Headquarters)||Health Care||650|
|City of Hamilton||Government||622|
|Bethesda Butler Hospital (TriHealth)||Health Care||245|
|Valeo Climate Control||Manufacturing||235|
|First Financial Bank||Financial||230|
|United Performance Metals||Manufacturing||120|
Major employment announcements
There have been some major economic announcements in Hamilton recently and we can’t wait to watch these companies grow. The most recent job announcement came from Darana Hybrid, Inc. Darana Hybrid, Inc. is an electro-mechanical contractor specializing in industrial, electrical and mechanical installations and is the industry leading expert in the food & beverage, processing, packaging and conveyor industries. The company will be hiring 200 people for their Hamilton location.
In 2015, Barclaycard, a payments business and a division of United Kingdom-based Barclays Bank, announced that their new customer contact center will be located in Hamilton. Barclaycard celebrated its ribbon cutting in the spring of 2016 at Vora Technology Park, located at 101 Knightsbridge Drive. The call center provides customer service support for card members. By 2018, Barclaycard will ramp up to 1,500 employees. Barclaycard’s announcement is the largest job announcement in recent memory in Hamilton and is one of the largest job announcements in the state of Ohio over the last decade.
In 2015, international call center company STARTEK announced it would be locating one of its largest North American call centers in downtown Hamilton. The company will employ 682 people once it is at full operation – immediately making the company one of Hamilton’s largest employers. The company’s lease helped the Hamilton CORE Fund completely renovate 150 High Street in downtown Hamilton and their employees have added vitality to downtown. STARTEK’s investment in Hamilton has brought a major infusion of activity into Hamilton’s redeveloping downtown.
ThyssenKrupp Bilstein has also been making major moves. In the summer of 2014, ThyssenKrupp Bilstein of America broke ground on a $26 million expansion project at its Hamilton headquarters. This is the company’s third expansion in Hamilton since 2011, representing a total of $44.5 million in capital investment. In 2011, ThyssenKrupp Bilstein employed 185 at their Hamilton facility. When this expansion is completed they will employ 581 people. The company’s growth has been important not only to Hamilton, but to Greater Cincinnati and Ohio as well.
In 2013, iMFLUX, a plastics processing subsidiary of P&G, announced it would be locating in Hamilton with plans to relocate their 30 current employees and create 221 jobs within three years. The high-tech manufacturer is on the cutting edge in its industry and making major capital investments in its facility.
There are many companies in Hamilton, Ohio that make products that change the world. Hamilton provides global companies with access to expertise, suppliers, and customers. That’s why these companies chose Hamilton, Ohio to locate and grow their business:
- Brazil – Gerdau Ameristeel Xpres C (parent – Metalurgica Gerdau S/A)
- Canada – Tipco Punch, Inc. (parent – Tipco, Inc.)
- France – Valeo Climate Control (parent – Valeo SA) & Barrett Paving Materials, Inc. (parent – Bouygues SA/Colas)
- Germany – ThyssenKrupp Bilstein of America, Inc. (parent – ThyssenKrupp AG) & Fresenius Medical Care Hamilton (parent – Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co KGaA)
- Great Britain – Barclaycard (parent – Barclays)
- Ireland – Synergy (parent company – Carbery Group)
- Italy – Salvagnini America (parent – Salvagnini Italia Spa)
- Japan – Neturen America, Inc. (joint venture partners – Metal One Corp., Neturen Co. Ltd., and Nippon Steel Corporation) & YAC Robot Systems, Inc. (parent – Yutaka Electronic Industries)