Hilliard is a great place to work! Listen to the testimonials of local businesses on what it means to work in Hilliard, where real people have real possibilities. Read more news about business development in Hilliard here.
Hilliard is the nexus of friendly, small town living and big city opportunities. With over 1,100 companies and more than one billion dollars in estimated annual sales, our City is healthy and thriving like never before. The City of Hilliard’s Economic Development team is excited to launch a new series called #ChooseHilliard, highlighting the growth of local businesses and the real possibilities that are fostered here.
The Baesman Group started as a printing company and now offer a full range of services from direct marketing strategy and personalized communications to direct mail and fulfillment. The family-owned business started in Central Ohio in 1952 and eventually moved their corporate headquarters to Hilliard in 1995. Since then, they’ve grown their business five times, and currently produce $35 million in annual revenue.
The Eco Plumbers is a full service plumbing and HVAC company with its home base right here in Hilliard. Since their inception in 2007, “The Eco Plumbers” have grown into a thriving business with over 200 team members, 125 trucks, and $30 million in annual revenue.
Plus, they’ve made a commitment to equip the next generation of plumbing professionals by starting “The Eco Plumbers University”.
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. recently worked with the Westwood Fieldhouse to make the building on Brown Park Drive a reality. The 17,000-square-foot indoor basketball and volleyball venue opened in January 2022. In order for the gym to meet storm water management requirements, ADS installed their Underground Stormwater Detention and Filtration System, underneath the future parking lot.
Sutphen Corporation is the largest and oldest family-owned fire truck manufacturer in the United States, with one of their biggest operations in Hilliard. They have a longstanding relationship with Norwich Township Fire and hundreds of fire departments across the country and the world. Sutphen’s Hilliard location started in the early 1970’s and remains a vital part of the economic development landscape here in the City.
“The City of Hilliard has done a phenomenal job of creating this plan where you have that small town feel but also of these amazing amenities, along with growth and revenue. Our coffee shop has grown by leaps and bounds in the last five years and the City’s plan for economic growth has a lot to do with the number of people walking through our door every day.” – Sharon Grenier, Co-Owner of Coffee Connections
“After living and working in Hilliard for many years, I’ve learned that there’s all kinds of opportunities here. Hilliard has an industrial base, if we need materials like sheet metal, injection molding, or board assembly, we can go right down the street to a number of facilities. So I found Hilliard is a great place to grow a business. When the community from a public standpoint and organizations from a private standpoint work together it’s a win-win situation and we found that with Hilliard. The City of Hilliard’s outreach, coordination, and patience has made for a great working relationship.” – John Bair, CEO of Converge Technologies
The City of Hilliard and Libby Gierach, the president of the Chamber of Commerce, sat down with Aaron Conrad of Unscripted to discuss the role of The Chamber, their involvement in Hilliard and the many ways they support their members.
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