Nexceris Named 2022 Smart 50 Awards Honoree

We would like to congratulate Kyle Shen, President and CEO of Nexceris, for being nominated as a 2022 Smart 50 Awards Honoree in the area of Innovation. Since 2014, the Columbus Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the Central Ohio region for their ability to effectively build and […]

EdgeEnergy™ Releases 100 kW Single-Phase DC Fast Charging Solution

(Cincinnati, OH) – EdgeEnergy, a company providing a fully self-contained, plug-n-play systemthat delivers clean, quiet power to level three charging stations from existing single-phase powerinfrastructure, is excited to announce its latest new product, the EdgeEV100™. The EdgeEV100™enables United States infrastructure to expand EV Charging capabilities into rural and remoteregions. The EdgeEV100™ allows fast deployment of […]

Ohio business partners take on smart clothing industry

WORTHINGTON, Ohio — Ramachandra Revur and Suvankar Segupta have worked together at several tech companies in Columbus for more than 20 years.  However, during the pandemic, the two quit their jobs and team up with the goal of developing a safe, flexible and washable battery, one that could be used in clothing, and benefit those […]

Cuyahoga County projects win $50 million in state brownfield grants

An injection of state money will aid redevelopment efforts at sprawling Northeast Ohio industrial sites; support a plan to reposition Park Synagogue, in Cleveland Heights; and energize a deal to bring an electric-motorcycle company to a blighted property in Cleveland’s Midtown neighborhood. Read the full article by Crain’s Cleveland Business here.

Local Organizations to Benefit from Capital Budget Funds

A new professional development center is among the local beneficiaries of funds in the state capital budget that the General Assembly approved Wednesday. Flying High Inc. was awarded $400,000 for the proposed job-training center, which executive director Jeff Magada said he hopes to break ground on by the end of summer. Local workforce development organizations, […]

America Makes marks 10 years promoting additive manufacturing

Ten years ago, the White House announced a new initiative, one that aimed to establish centers of excellence in different areas of manufacturing across the country. Read the article by Rachel Abbey Mccafferty of Crain’s Cleveland Business here.

Energy Storage Study Finds Northern Appalachia a Perfect Candidate

Northern Appalachia is an ideal location for energy storage cluster development, according to a study by Brite Energy Innovators and Cleveland State University’s Energy Policy Center. The region’s low cost of living and its more than 200 commercial businesses suitable for regional energy storage industry involvement position it as a manufacturing hub, the study finds. […]

Mobile EV Charging Robot Unveiled by Brite Company; Looking at Manufacturing Sites

EV Safe Charge, a Los Angeles-based provider of flexible electric vehicle charging technology, is scouting sites in the Mahoning Valley to manufacture its mobile EV charging robot prototype that the company unveiled Tuesday morning. The robot, trademarked ZiGGY (pictured above), is designed to bring EV charging to parking facilities, shopping and entertainment centers, hotels, fleet […]