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2018 – 2019

THE GLOBAL REPORT


ECONOMY 32 local companies operate 1,828 establishments in more than 85 countries around the world The top three local companies alone operate

1,372

foreign establishments in countries around the world APPROXIMATELY

66%

of the total number

TOP 5 local firms by number of foreign countries with establishments Vertiv Company

TOP 15 local companies with global establishments LOCAL COMPANY

HEADQUARTER

COUNTRIES

EST.

The Wendy’s Company

Dublin

31

633

L Brands

Columbus

37

605

Vertiv Company

Columbus

55

134

Abercrombie & Fitch

New Albany

21

120

Greif

Delaware

33

72

Mettler-Toledo International

Columbus

35

60

Hexion

Columbus

21

47

Cardinal Health

Dublin

12

36

Worthington Industries

Worthington

10

22

Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG)

New Albany

8

16

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)

Dublin

10

14

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG)

Marysville

13

13

Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS)

Hilliard

6

9

Ocean World Lines

Dublin

4

8

Abrasive Technology

Lewis Center

5

7

55

L Brands

37

Mettler-Toledo International

35

Greif

33

The Wendy’s Company

31

UNIVERSITIES with partnerships outside the U.S. THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Săo Paulo, Brazil / Dalian, China / Hong Kong, China / Shanghai, China (3) / Suzhou, China / Xi’an, China / Poitiers, France / Monterrey, Mexico / Seoul, South Korea FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY San Salvador, El Salvador / Guatemala City, Guatemala / Mangalore, India / Misantla, Mexico / Muscat, Oman / Poznan, Poland / Wroclaw, Poland / Bratislava, Slovakia / Seoul, South Korea (3) / Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago / Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates / Hanoi, Vietnam OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY Shanghai, China PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM Rome, Italy

In the past 5 years, foreign-born residents with a bachelor’s degree has increased by nearly 20%

GREATER COLUMBUS SISTER CITIES Accra, Ghana / Ahmedabad, India / Curitiba, Brazil / Dresden, Germany / Genoa, Italy / Hefei, China Herzliya, Israel / Odense, Denmark / Seville, Spain / Tainain City, Taiwan

JOBS 60,661 JOBS IN THE METRO AREA ARE BY FOREIGN OWNED COMPANIES AND 57,966 BY EXPORTS TOP 5 countries for goods exports

Goods & services exports support a combined 57,966 jobs in the metro area

TOP 5 countries for exported services

1.

Canada

1.

United Kingdom

2.

Mexico

2.

Canada

3.

China

3.

Japan

4.

Taiwan

4.

China

5.

United Kingdom

5.

Germany


PEOPLE

More than 400 local residents, professionals, and educators have participated in Global Fluency Training, developing the knowledge, skills, and mindset to successfully and effectively work in an interconnected world.

GLOBAL FLUENCY

TRAINING

155,793

29% of growth in the metro area came from international migration

TOP 5 countries of origin for immigrants

Columbus residents were born outside the United States

1.

India

THAT’S

2.

Mexico

3.

China

of the total population

4.

Somalia

5.

Ghana

8%

Local refugees are more than twice as likely to own a business than the general population.

1,329

TOP 3 countries of origin for refugees

579 2016 2017 Refugee resettlements in central Ohio declined by more than half between 2016-17

EDUCATION

2006

1.

Bhutan

2.

Somalia

3.

Democratic Republic of Congo

GLOBAL SCHOLARS

DIPLOMA PK–12 SCHOOLS

Interpreter requests in local hospitals have increased by more than 450% over the past 10 years.

Over 1,000 central Ohio students are working towards a 3-year global credential through the Global Scholars Diploma program, developing the knowledge, skills, and mindset to thrive in a globallyinterconnected society

More than

WORLD LANGUAGES Spoken at Home Studied at School

96,500

students are enrolled in studying a second language

More than 80 different languages are spoken in the homes of central Ohio students

THAT’S

30% of the total PK–12 student population

914 world language teachers throughout the region. Of them:

456

teach Spanish

2016

160

teach French

UNIVERSITIES

Nearly 6,700 students from 136 countries contribute more than $1/4 billion per year to the local economy

34

teach Chinese

20

teach Latin

TOP 5 countries of origin for international students

18

teach Japanese

1.

Spanish

1.

Spanish

2.

Somali

2.

French

3.

Arabic

3.

German

The central Ohio region has 76 teachers of English as Other Language

13

teach Arabic

3

teach Russian

0

teach Somali

TOP 5 study abroad destinations

1.

China

1.

United Kingdom

2.

India

2.

Germany

3.

South Korea

3.

Canada

4.

Malaysia

4.

Spain

5.

Taiwan

5.

Italy

Nearly 1,700 university students studied abroad in more than 25 countries during the 2016-17 school year


CANADA In Canada, The Wendy’s Company operates more establishments than any other local company.

MEXICO ADS CVG Greif

GERMANY

HFI, LLC

12 local companies operate establishments in Germany.

L Brands Mettler-Toledo International Online Computer Library Center The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company The Wendy’s Company Vertiv Company Worthington Industries Franklin University The Ohio State University

THE GLOBAL SPREAD OF COLUMBUS

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL Hexion International Risk Consultants Greif The Ohio State University

Company University / College Sister City

The 20 largest foreign-owned companies in Columbus employ 60,661 residents from the metro area

Density by Country (Top 5)

668 facilities

53 facilities

TOP 5 countries by number of local establishments Canada

668

United Kingdom

113

United Arab Emirates

58

Venezuela

56

India

53

More H1-B Visas went to workers coming from India than all other countries combined in 2017

469

FROM INDIA 71 from all other countries

TOP 5 foreign-owned firms by local employment 1.

Honda of America, Mfg

2.

DHL Supply Chain

3.

TS Tech Co. Americas

4.

Teleperformance USA

5.

Safelite Group


All data refers to the Columbus metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and reflects most updated figures as reported by official sources.

SHANGHAI, CHINA Abercrombie & Fitch Cardinal Health

MIDDLE EAST

CVG

L Brands operates nearly 50 establishments in the Middle East and Franklin University has partnerships with two Middle Eastern Institutions.

Greif Hexion International Risk Consultants Mettler-Toledo International Ocean World Lines Worthington Industries The Ohio State University (3 partner institutions) Otterbein University

INDIA Battelle Memorial Institute CVG Greif Hexion SOUTH AFRICA 3 local companies operate 20 establishments in South Africa. (L Brands, Hexion, Greif)

International Risk Consultants L Brands Mettler-Toledo International The Wendy’s Company Vertiv Company Worthington Industries Franklin University

950+ passengers fly internationally from John Glenn Columbus International Airport daily Over the past 5 years, John Glenn International Airport has seen a

37%

increase in international passenger travel

TOP 5 countries by number of daily passengers flying from John Glenn International: 1.

Mexico

2.

Canada

3.

Japan

4.

United Kingdom

5.

China

These destinations represent nearly half of daily international travel


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