New Amazon Fulfillment Center to Open in Northeast Ohio

The new fulfillment centers in Akron and Rossford will total more than 1.4 million-square-feet Amazon.com, Inc. announced plans to open two new Ohio fulfillment centers, one in Akron and the other in Rossford, creating more than 2,500 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits and opportunities to work alongside Amazon robotics in an industry-leading workplace. “Ohio has been a great place to do business, serve customers and[…]

Northeast Ohio Food and Beverage Manufacturing GRP Grows 85 Percent

Technology helps power productivity in food and beverage manufacturing Food and beverage manufacturing gross regional product (GRP) grew 85 percent in Northeast Ohio (NEO) from 2007 to 2018, compared with national growth of 46 percent, reports the Quarterly Economic Review released today by Team NEO. This growth is being fueled by technological advances, including the internet of[…]

Team NEO Hires Director of Business Development – Technology

Neil Singh to help advance regional technology development and adoption CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 30, 2019 – Team NEO has hired Neil Singh as Director of Business Development – Technology – a new role for the regional economic development organization as it increases efforts to help companies with emerging technology adoption that will impact both the[…]

Team NEO Names Dr. Jodi Berg As Chairwoman of its Board of Directors; Organization Also Appoints Glenn Richardson to Board

Vitamix President and CEO Is First Female Board Chair for Team NEO Cleveland, Ohio – May 13, 2019 – The board of directors of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) has appointed as chairwoman Dr. Jodi Berg, president and CEO of Vitamix. The organization also appointed Glenn Richardson, managing director, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Aviation, JobsOhio,[…]

Team NEO Hires Vice President of Investor Relations

Clevelander Dawn Southard appointed to newly created role CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 14, 2019 – Team NEO has hired Dawn Southard as Vice President, Investor Relations — a new role for the business development organization. Southard, who built a 15-year reputation in Cleveland and spent the last four years in San Antonio, Texas has returned to Northeast[…]

Aligning Opportunities in Northeast Ohio

Report Reveals Misalignment of High-demand Occupations and Skills/Training/Education of Northeast Ohio Workforce Most prevalent misalignment is in three important sectors: manufacturing, healthcare, and computer and IT Download Report There is a misalignment of job opportunities and workforce in growing, high-potential industries, many offering family-sustaining wages, reports the Aligning Opportunities report by Team NEO. The report, made[…]

Technology and Productivity Advancing Manufacturing

Economic development groups collaborate to reveal state of manufacturing in Northeast Ohio CLEVELAND, February 14, 2019 – MAGNET — The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network — and Team NEO released complementary documents at the 2019 State of Manufacturing event this morning: MAGNET’s Survey Results, presented by Purolator International, was a compilation of insights from 500[…]

Regional Collaboration Yields 6,300 New Jobs, Manufacturing Advances in 2018

Team NEO and economic development network achieve strong results CLEVELAND, February 6, 2019 – Team NEO, the region’s JobsOhio network partner for the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio, today reported on its 2018 performance, including 76 announced projects expected to generate 6,329 new jobs and $2.34 billion in capital investment for Northeast Ohio. “Collaborating with[…]

TAAF Program Offers Matching Dollars to Manufacturing Companies

Funding to Support Ohio Manufacturers Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAAF) is a federal program that provides financial assistance to manufacturers affected by import competition. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Northeast Ohio manufacturers are encourage to take advantage of this valuable program that can provide up to $75,000 in matching funds to companies that[…]