Performance & Impact Report Details Results through mid-October

Team NEO and regional economic development organizations come together to move the region forward Team NEO and numerous economic development organizations – including local, regional and state entities – have come together to move the region forward despite the challenges of COVID. The report released today, “Uniting to Build a Vibrant Regional Economy in Northeast[…]

Ohio Associated Enterprises to Grow in Painesville

Deep-rooted advanced technology manufacturer plans to bring 88 new jobs to area Ohio Associated Enterprises, a leader in signal integrity and manufacturer of high-performance electrical and electronic interconnected embedded systems and connecters, has announced plans to relocate a portion of its business from Chico, California, to Painesville, Ohio. The company, which has been part of[…]

Arlington Valley Farms Plans to Grow in Hudson

Unique Scratch-Made Frozen Food Manufacturer to add 97 new jobs Fast-growing Arlington Valley Farms plans to launch several innovative, “ready-to-eat” frozen/packaged food brands at its Hudson production facility. The company expects to invest $4.9 million in capital equipment and create 97 new jobs. CEO Pete Jacobson shared “we are extremely grateful to the city of[…]

Team NEO Appoints Four Business Executives to Board of Directors

New members bring unique perspectives to help Team NEO advance regional economic growth The board of directors of Team NEO has elected four new members — all prominent executives in the Northeast Ohio business community: Terrell Dillard, president, Jan-Pro NE Ohio and ZayMat Distributors Neal Grode, executive director, Northern Ohio market, UnitedHealthcare Ariane Kirkpatrick, CEO[…]

Polytech America LLC to Open Operations in Canton

International company to bring 30 jobs to Northeast Ohio Polytech America LLC announced plans to open a new production site in Canton, bringing 30 jobs and a $15 million investment to Northeast Ohio. This leading film metal lamination company serves the food and beverage industry with eco-friendly technology for both protective and decorative uses in[…]

Team NEO Names 2020 Regional Economic Development Champions

Leaders recognized for their work to advance the region This morning Team NEO recognized four individuals as 2020 Regional Economic Development Champions for their work in leveraging the full strength of Northeast Ohio’s economic development network to advance our region. At the organization’s annual meeting, NEO Rising: Celebrating Today. Building Tomorrow., Team NEO acknowledged: Business[…]

Smart Card Manufacturing Company to Open Facility in Strongsville

OMEC Smart Card, LLC to bring 200 jobs to the area OMEC Smart Card, LLC, a leading manufacturer of products that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and enterprise customers worldwide, announced today that they are considering the purchase of a building in Northeast Ohio to operate its first North American facility. The company anticipates hiring 200[…]

Cast Nylons Expanding Operations in Willoughby

Cast Nylons Co., Ltd., North America’s largest cast nylon manufacturer, announced today that it will expand its operations in Willoughby, Ohio, purchasing and refurbishing a pair of vacant buildings adjacent to their current location. The new space, totaling over 14,000 square feet, will allow the company to expand its product portfolio of 100% American-manufactured cast[…]

Invacare Plans to Grow at its Elyria Campus

Production of advanced oxygen therapy solution expected to create new jobs Invacare Corporation, a leading manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment headquartered in Elyria, OH, is expected to add approximately 45 new positions at its manufacturing site in Elyria with the launch of a new oxygen concentrator to address rising global demand for respiratory equipment.[…]

Misalignment of High-demand Jobs and Education of Northeast Ohio Workforce

Most dramatic gaps lie in three important sectors: manufacturing, health care, and computer and IT There is a misalignment of workforce and job opportunities offering family-sustaining wages in growing, high-potential industries, says the Aligning Opportunities report by Team NEO. The report, produced in partnership with Delta Dental and with the generous support of The Sherwin-Williams[…]