Corporate and Higher Education Leaders Join Team NEO’s Board of Directors

Lorain County Community College’s Ballinger, Hylant’s Riley and FirstEnergy’s Strah, Appointed Cleveland, Ohio – November 8, 2018 — The board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) appointed Dr. Marcia Ballinger, President for Lorain County Community College; Kimberly Riley, President of Hylant – Cleveland Office; and Steven Strah, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial[…]

Industrial Internet of Things Could Be a Game Changer for Northeast Ohio Manufacturing

Implementation has potential to boost manufacturing GRP by more than $10 billion annually by 2025 CLEVELAND, Ohio, November 2, 2018 – Nearly 250 representatives from Northeast Ohio manufacturing companies and solution providers joined the working group behind the “Smart Manufacturing – Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Roadmap for Northeast Ohio” today to discuss how incorporating[…]

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

Expansion to Bring 38 New Jobs to Facility CLEVELAND, Ohio, October 29, 2018 – Rimeco Products, Inc., a precision CNC shop serving the aerospace, aviation and defense industries, has announced it is purchasing a new building in Willoughby to accommodate expanding operations. The company will invest $3.6 million and plans to add 38 new jobs[…]

Fast Growing Biomedical Company Expands in Northeast Ohio

Firstar Precision Corp. Triples Footprint and Adds New Jobs in Brunswick CLEVELAND, Ohio, October 26, 2018 – Firstar Precision Corp., a growing precision CNC job shop serving the medical, aerospace, food processing, industrial assembly and hydraulics industries, has announced its relocation to Brunswick, investing almost $1.5 million and planning to add a minimum of 21[…]


OEDA Honors Excellence in Economic Development The Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) presented its Annual Excellence Awards at its 2018 Annual Summit, held at the Columbus Renaissance Downtown. The Ohio Economic Development Association’s Annual Excellence Awards program recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations throughout Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development. “The[…]

Northeast Ohio Manufacturers Explore Technology’s Great Potential in Powering Ongoing Growth

Tech experts, manufacturing executives set to collaborate at 7th Annual Manufacturing Symposium CLEVELAND, Ohio, September 5, 2018 – The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) and Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) are teaming up with the Cleveland Engineering Society for the 7th Annual Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Symposium, an event designed to help Northeast Ohio manufacturers[…]

Growing Manufacturing Company Expands in Northeast Ohio

Tarkett purchases new facility in Geauga County CLEVELAND, Ohio, August 30, 2018 – Tarkett, a worldwide leader of innovative flooring and sports surface solutions, announced it has invested several million dollars to expand its operations in Auburn Township with the purchase of the recently vacated 70,000-square-foot Mar-Bal building. This new facility will complement Tarkett’s existing[…]

Discount Drug Mart to open operations in Avon Lake

Discount Drug Mart, Inc. to open operations in Avon Lake Vacated building will now serve as fulfillment and call center CLEVELAND, Ohio, August 3, 2018 – Discount Drug Mart, Inc., an Ohio-based drug store chain with more than 70 establishments in the state, has announced plans to renovate and invest in the company’s Avon Lake[…]


NASA Scientists and Engineers Share Their Expertise With Advanced Energy Leaders Collaboration aims at strengthening the industry and creating jobs CLEVELAND, Ohio, August 1, 2018 – Great minds don’t always think alike. That’s why collaboration is so vital to progress — and why NASA Glenn scientists, engineers and technical experts are eager to brainstorm with technical[…]