Advanced Manufacturing

Addressing the Manufacturing Workforce Achilles’ Heel

Addressing the Manufacturing Workforce Achilles’ Heel

Ohio has proven solutions to the manufacturing workforce gap
Glenn Richardson, managing director, JobsOhio
April 12, 2018

Manufacturers are concerned about finding associates for their operations. Fortunately, Ohio has the existing talent and demonstrated methods of cultivating talent to ensure that companies build the workforce of the future – their workforce.

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Carbon Fiber Poised to Revolutionize Ohio Industries

Stronger and lighter materials appeal to many industries
Glenn Richardson, managing director of advanced manufacturing, JobsOhio
April 5, 2018

Carbon fiber is five times stronger than steel, but about two-thirds the weight and is heat resistant. JobsOhio has made it a priority to foster carbon fiber and carbon fiber composite advancements that are cost-effective using Ohio's many resources.

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Ohio Innovates, Thanks to JobsOhio R&D Center Grants

Goal for grant is to create innovative products, services and jobs.
Andrew Deye, senior director of strategy, sales & research, JobsOhio
November 17, 2017

The R&D Center Grant Program allows JobsOhio to make strategic investments in new R&D centers that support our targeted industries and the evolution of the Ohio economy. Since its inception, four R&D centers representing an array of industries have been announced, with more deals expected in the coming months.

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Ohio is Attracting World Leading Companies with Affordability and Talent

Excellence in manufacturing doesn't always come with a high price
Glenn Richardson, Managing Director of Advanced Manufacturing, JobsOhio
September 19, 2017

These three companies rely on seamless, competitive operations to exceed customer expectations. The advanced manufacturing industry in Ohio is attracting global leaders because of Ohio's skilled manufacturing talent and affordable price tag.

Ohio’s ManuFACTuring Advantage: Fast Facts at a Glance

Ohio’s ManuFACTuring Advantage: Fast Facts at a Glance

Short, sweet and to-the-point facts about manufacturing in Ohio
Glenn Richardson, JobsOhio Managing Director
September 12, 2017

Ohio has an array of research resources, collaboration opportunities and benefits that make Ohio the place to be for the rapidly evolving world of modern manufacturing. Whether a company is looking for workforce or R&D, they'll find it in Ohio.

An Ohio State University student receives instruction on manufacturing equipment at Ohio State’s Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence.

Inspire the Next Generation of Manufacturers

Manufacturing Day celebrates modern manufacturing
Glenn Richardson, Managing Director of Advanced Manufacturing, JobsOhio
July 14, 2017

As baby boomers retire, younger members of the workforce are needed to fill in this “skills gap.” Not only is there a growing need for workers, these workers must also be highly skilled. To answer the call, manufacturers must wipe away false perceptions of modern manufacturing and show audiences that manufacturing is a great career. This is why Manufacturing Day is important.