“Make It Better: A Blueprint for Manufacturing in Northeast Ohio” Launches

Blueprint initiative draws on insights from more than 150 of the region’s top industry leaders, nonprofits, community groups, educators and more to develop a vision for Northeast Ohio: to lead the world in smart manufacturing MAGNET: The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network, together with more than 100 champions, announced today the launch of “Make it[…]

Rimeco Products, Inc. to Invest $3.6 Million in Ohio

Company Chooses Ohio, Leveraging Local Trade Schools and Community Colleges to Grow Workforce Rimeco Products, Inc., a precision CNC shop serving the aerospace, aviation and defense industries, has announced it is purchasing a new building in Willoughby, Ohio to accommodate expanding operations. The company will invest $3.6 million and plans to add 38 new jobs[…]

BWXT Invests $130+ Million in Two NEO Facilities

Company Will Add 110 New Jobs and Cutting-Edge Facilities to Northeast Ohio BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT) recently announced that its subsidiary BWXT Nuclear Operations Group, Inc. (BWXT NOG) plans to invest more than $130 million over four years in its Barberton and Euclid facilities in northeast Ohio, creating more than 110 new jobs by[…]

Northeast Ohio: A 3D Printing Hub

Northeast Ohio Emerges as ‘Silicon Valley of Additive Manufacturing’ While Silicon Valley is known throughout the world as a leader in tech, Northeast Ohio is increasingly building its own reputation as an important hub – a hub for additive manufacturing or 3D printing. Over the last several years, Northeast Ohio has developed a robust Additive[…]

Building Materials Manufacturer Expands in Erie County

CertainTeed Expands in Milan, Ohio Company Makes $37M Capital Investment in Northeast Ohio CertainTeed Corporation, a leading North American manufacturer of building materials, recently announced its plans to expand its 55-acre roofing shingle manufacturing factory in Milan, Ohio. The company partnered with several Erie County-based economic and community development groups to make the project possible. With a[…]

5 Reasons Why Youngstown is an Additive Manufacturing Mecca

5 Reason Why Youngstown is an Additive Manufacturing Mecca By: Corey Patrick, Youngstown Business Incubator You’ve probably read the title and thought “Youngstown? There’s nothing there anymore, is there?” There is. Youngstown, Ohio is a city known all over the world for its steel-making history and hardworking people. It’s also known for its demise when the mills[…]

Health Care Industry Embraces 3D Printing Technologies

Biohealth Companies are Leveraging 3D Printing Technologies While 3D printing has been around since the 1980s, it has gained renewed interest over the last several years thanks to advancements in technology. With applications in several industries, 3D printing has become especially attractive to biohealth businesses. Leveraging Northeast Ohio’s legacy around materials and manufacturing, companies across the[…]

2018 MAGNET Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Survey Results

Under the direction of the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Ohio MEP), MAGNET: The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network conducted a thorough survey of Ohio’s manufacturing base. Contributing approximately 20% of Ohio’s jobs (and driving in some regions up to 50% of Ohio’s economy), and generating a disproportionate amount of export revenues and Gross Regional Product,[…]

Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Is Rebounding, Expecting Bright Future

Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Recovering from Great Recession When recession struck the United States in 2007, manufacturing employment, output and productivity began declining across the nation, including in Northeast Ohio, a region built on a rich history of manufacturing. But today, with the recession nearly nine years behind us, Northeast Ohio is rebounding – outpacing the[…]