Case Studies & Videos

Success stories

Learn more about some of our region's most successful companies and why they selected Greater Cincinnati to help their companies grow.

Business Size

  • Startup/Small Business
  • Medium/Large Business


  • Branding & Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Biohealth
  • Food and Flavoring
  • Information Technology
  • Shared Services
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Automotive

The Brandery

Startup/Small Business | Branding & Marketing

A seed-stage startup accelerator ranked as one of the top programs in the U.S. Up to ten companies are selected annually to participate in a three-month program to turn great ideas into successful, brand-driven startups.

Long-Stanton Manufacturing Company

Medium/Large Business | Manufacturing

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Meridian Bioscience, Inc.

Medium/Large Business | Biohealth

Manufactures, markets and distributes a broad range of innovative diagnostic test kits and biopharmaceutical-enabling technologies. In Greater Cincinnati, Meridian Bioscience turned a $500 investment into a $160 million global success.


Startup/Small Business | Food and Flavoring

With more than 3,000 customers every week, Rhinegiest is experiencing explosive growth. Greater Cincinnati offers a low cost of doing business paired with a low cost of living, a creative class of young entrepreneurs, a right-sized city for business owners, and established public and private leaders willing to help. As a result coFounder and President Bob Bonder says, “With the opportunity that’s here, there’s no shot I’m leaving.”



Startup/Small Business | Branding & Marketing

This Brandery graduate, Roadtrippers, is the nation's fastest-growing web and mobile travel planning platform, with over 5.5 million trips booked to-date.


Startup/Small Business | Branding & Marketing

Inspires people across the nation to get healthy through a diet and fitness website that has 15 million registered users


Startup/Small Business | Information Technology

Coming from the East Cost, ZipScene Owner Sameer Munger was exposed to a "fend for yourself mentality". In stark contrast, he found Cincinnati to be inviting and the business community willing to help based solely on relationships. With today's technology landscape requiring data-driven know how, he also finds that Cincinnati provides an advantage when it comes to the type of talent available.


Aprecia Pharmaceuticals

Medium/Large Business | Biohealth

Aprecia is an emerging pharmaceutical company that uses proprietary technology to transform the way people take medicine. In addition to the talented workforce, Aprecia leaders determined Greater Cincinnati’s central location would be helpful when the company is ready to start shipping pharmaceuticals.

Archer Daniels Midland Company

Medium/Large Business | Food and Flavoring

Archer Daniels Midland Company’s new IT center in Erlanger, Kentucky will support the company’s aggressive growth and global business expansion plans.

Barclaycard US

Medium/Large Business | Shared Services

One of the Top 10 credit card issuers in the U.S., Barclaycard, has been growing rapidly in the past several years, and it needed to expand to support that growth. After searching for more than a year and considering more than 1,000 sites, the company chose to locate in Greater Cincinnati citing the market and access to talent as key drivers.


Medium/Large Business | Biohealth

Supplies electron beam processing services to Greater Cincinnati companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer and industrial markets.

Fidelity Investments

Medium/Large Business | Finance & Insurance

Greater Cincinnati is a solid investment for Fidelity, a leading financial services company. Since 1993, Fidelity has expanded six times including a 250-acre interconnected campus. To date, Fidelity invested more than $350 million in the region and employs more than 3,800 people.

The Health Collaborative

Startup/Small Business | Biohealth

Puts Greater Cincinnati on the map with a collaborative approach to healthcare transformation

GE Global Operations Center

Medium/Large Business | Shared Services

Global Operations is GE’s multifunctional shared services organization. This center enables a unique competitive advantage by looking across all GE businesses, customers and suppliers for opportunities to deliver better outcomes at lower costs. Cincinnati is one of four such locations worldwide and houses ~1,000 people working in functions such as Finance/Accounting, HR, IT, Supply Chain, Legal/EHS and Commercial Operations.


The Kroger Company

Medium/Large Business | Branding & Marketing

From a single grocery store in 1883 to a Fortune® 500 grocery store chain and leading private label food manufacturer, The Kroger Co. continues to flourish in Greater Cincinnati.


Medium/Large Business | Information Technology

Cincom Systems, Inc. was a software leader even before the industry existed. More than four decades later, the company continues to create innovative software solutions from its Greater Cincinnati headquarters.

Clear Measures

Medium/Large Business | Information Technology

Clear Measures taps into big data to help clients make better decisions.



Medium/Large Business | Distribution & Logistics

DHL helps Greater Cincinnati companies ship their products faster.



Startup/Small Business | Information Technology

A growing innovation company chose to expand in Greater Cincinnati.


Medium/Large Business | Branding & Marketing

Tokyo-based KAO USA tapped into Greater Cincinnati's talent to fuel its expansion.

Tata Consultancy Services

Medium/Large Business | Information Technology

India-based Tata Consultancy Services leveraged Greater Cincinnati's tech talent to drive its regional growth.


Medium/Large Business | Manufacturing

A materials handling solutions provider chose to double the size of its headquarters in Greater Cincinnati.

ADVICS Manufacturing Ohio, Inc.

Medium/Large Business | Automotive

ADVICS Manufacturing Ohio, Inc. makes products that save lives. When the company began manufacturing braking systems in 1989, it produced one product for one customer – the Ford Escort. Today, it produces brakes for more than 20 vehicles made around the world.

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering

Medium/Large Business | Automotive

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering, LLC, makes it easier for customers to get where they need to go. A subsidiary of Germany-based Robert Bosch GmbH, the company assembles electric power steering systems, steering columns and hydraulic steering systems for the North American market - and in 2015, the company was ready to expand.