Ohio is the biggest manufacturer of plastics and rubber in the country, has the largest bioscience sector in the Midwest, and ranked fourth in the country for green economic growth through 2007.The state is recognized internationally as the "Fuel Cell Corridor", A new report by the Quantitative Economics and Statistics Practices (QUEST) of Ernst & Young in conjunction with the Council On State Taxation (COST), ranks Ohio as third in the nation for friendliest tax environment.In 2009, Governor Ted Strickland designated Dayton as Ohio's aerospace innovation hub, the first such technology hub in the state.
The economy of Ohio nominally would be the 27th largest global economy behind Saudi Arabia and ahead of Argentina according to the 2015 IMF report.
The state had a projected GDP of $526.1 billion in 2013, up from 517.1 in 2012, and up from 501.3 in 2011, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
They include Cardinal Health at #17, Procter & Gamble at #22, Kroger at #23, Macy's at #103, Nationwide Insurance at #118, Goodyear Tire and Rubber at #141, Progressive Insurance at #161, American Electric Power at #172, Eaton Corporation at #194, and Owens Corning at #432.
Dayton is designated as the state's aerospace hub due to its high concentration of aerospace and aviation technology.
A spokesman from Bonhams auctioneer, which is selling the tractor, said: 'Porsche tractors are highly collectable pieces of the marque's history.'Of the four Porsche tractor models produced, the Junior is the most sought after by collectors due to its small size and beautiful design.'The L108 was designed by Ferdinand Porsche himself and due to the hard lives that most have lived few examples have survived.'It's arguably one of the most attractive tractors ever produced.'This example has benefitted from a dedicated owner who restored the tractor to its current impressive condition.
It presents a unique opportunity for a Porsche collector to add a unique piece of history to their stable.'The L108 will be sold in Monterey County, California, on August 18.In 2013, Ohio was ranked in the top ten states for best business climate by Site Selection magazine, based on a business-activity database.The state was edged out only by Texas and Nebraska for the 2013 Governor's Cup award from the magazine, based on business growth and economic development.The model is so sought after decades later because many collectors seek after oddities, which this tractor certainly is.A L108 would represent welcome addition to any Porsche enthusiasts fleet.When you go along to buy a Porsche, you might expect to see one that does more than 15mph.