Ultimate Solutions USA, a global leader in validation, serialization, industrial automation and compliance for the Life Sciences Industries, announced plans to expand into the Columbus Region, with an initial investment of more than $300,000 and creating 30 new full-time jobs. The company is adding new validation, automation, vision inspection engineers, technical leads and support operations positions, with hiring to begin immediately.
The company will establish flex warehouse and office space at 845 Claycraft Road in Gahanna, adding operational capacity to meet new business demands and serving as a showcase space for prospective clients and talent. With this expansion, Ultimate Solutions is deepening its domestic roots, expanding its market access and investing in tenant improvements as well as building, IT and training costs.
“Our global expertise in Advance Machine Vision Manufacturing, Serialization, Packaging Intelligence, and Industrial Automation combined with our Regulatory and Validation knowledge has given us the opportunity to establish a new U.S. office to support our growth strategy and expand our operational footprint,” said Yoel Rivera, president of Ultimate Solutions USA. “The Columbus Region’s deep experience in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals industries, combined with its growing life sciences cluster, made it a top choice for our U.S. expansion.”
Founded in 2005 in Puerto Rico, Ultimate Solutions currently has a staff of more than 200 employees across offices in Puerto Rico, the United States and Spain. The Ohio location will expand upon its existing capabilities through innovative technology and training the next generation of workers. Through its Training Academy, Ultimate Solutions seeks to contribute to the development and technical training of workers in this new cluster of the Life Sciences Industry in the Region. The company has developed a curriculum with more than 30 technical trainings and a laboratory for research and development that will make practical learning possible and that will serve for the development of its employees and the workforce of the Region.
“We proudly welcome Ultimate Solutions to our business ecosystem and local community,” said Laurie Jadwin, Mayor of Gahanna. “The company’s presence adds to our growing STEM-related opportunities while adding more high-paying engineering jobs to the local economy.” From medical breakthroughs to cutting-edge technology, the Columbus Region is home to one of the most dynamic life science clusters in the country. Companies spanning the Life Science Industry have local operations focused on R&D, technology, and manufacturing. From Sarepta’s new Gene Therapy Center of Excellence to Battelle’s launch of AmplifyBio, NCH’s launch of Andelyn Biosciences, Amgen’s continued biomedical breakthroughs and Forge Biologic’s $130 million series B, the Columbus Region is on the cutting-edge of innovation in the life sciences industry.
“Ultimate Solutions’ had many options for establishing its new U.S. operations, and it chose Ohio,” said J.P. Nauseef, president and CEO of JobOhio. “The new facility in the Columbus Region attracts a global leader to Ohio that is creating solutions and efficiencies to advance how life sciences can positively impact lives worldwide.”
About Ultimate Solutions USA
Ultimate Solutions USA is a global leader in validation, serialization, industrial automation & compliance for the Life Sciences Industries (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and logistics markets) in Puerto Rico, Europe, and the United States. Additionally, its operations recently included brand protection, authentication, Industry 4.0, and blockchain, among others. Globally recognized as the leading partner in packaging industrial automation, serialization and compliance for the life science’s industry, Ultimate Solutions has delivered proven results in hundreds of projects and thousands of service hours to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and logistics markets for over a decade.
JobsOhio is a private nonprofit economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion. The organization also works to seed talent production in its targeted industries and to attract talent to Ohio through Find Your Ohio. JobsOhio works with six regional partners across Ohio: Dayton Development Coalition, Ohio Southeast, One Columbus, REDI Cincinnati, Regional Growth Partnership and Team NEO. Learn more at www.jobsohio.com. Follow the company on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
About One Columbus
As the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus Region, One Columbus’ mission is to lead a comprehensive regional growth strategy that develops and attracts the world’s most competitive companies, grows a highly adaptive workforce, prepares our communities for the future, and inspires corporate, academic and public innovation throughout the Columbus Region. One Columbus expertly guides companies through the location decision process. Through strategic business outreach and customized research, the One Columbus team leverages public, private and institutional partnerships to grow the Columbus Region’s economy and strengthen its national and international competitiveness. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at ColumbusRegion.com.