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Ohio Has a Long History with The Manufacturing Industry

Posted on March 29th, 2018
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Shortly after the Civil War and with the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, Ohio began its’ long history with manufacturing. The Great Lakes to the north brought in metals for the railroad and the transportation & production of these metals began the path for war production manufacturing during both World Wars. The State of Ohio has long built a solid reputation for making things and jobs. Manufacturing is responsible for employing more people in Ohio than any other state with over 680K workers and an average salary of $72K. One of the top sectors is within the automotive and automotive parts manufacturing sector and Ohio is at the top in parts manufacturing with large investments in the auto sector. The future is looking great as well with forecasting this sector to grow 19% and increase employment numbers to 28,800 by…

Ohio’s Manufacturing Economy Continues to Improve and Innovate

Posted on February 16th, 2017
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We all remember 2009 and how across the United States in the most industrialized parts of our nation, we suffered heavy economic losses. Ohio was no exception with all the same characteristics of the recession in its local economies: big industry moving out of the cities, an ever-increasing skills gap in the workforce, and a large decline in manufacturing industry jobs. But in the last number of years, there have been signs of a recovery that can give us a breath of fresh air. There has been federal funding coming from the Obama administration that promotes 3-D manufacturing. In Youngstown, Ohio, millions of federal funding dollars combined with private investments created the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute that promotes high-tech 3-D manufacturing product innovation and investigation. One thing is clear, Ohio is on the road back to recovery. The big…