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.
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JobsOhio’s managing directors and other senior level team members are experts in business and industry with decades of experience at some of the world’s leading companies. Our executives regularly publish blogs that provide valuable insight, expert commentary and general information about topics relevant to Ohio economic development. Their thought leadership helps business leaders – both those in Ohio and those thinking about coming to Ohio – learn about and understand the benefits of doing business in Ohio.
Foreign companies are crucial to Ohio's economy. Ohio has seen an impressive amount of growth in part because of their continuous investments in the state's economy. In order to maintain a healthy relationship with foreign investors, Ohio will have a strong presence at the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit.
Ohio’s tax climate is extremely favorable to businesses, especially smaller businesses and it is better to do what will have proven positive results rather than make assumptions. The success of businesses in Ohio is evidence that Ohio's tax system is working.
ZoomProspector offers users access to a comprehensive library of information on commercial and industrial sites, demographics data, workforce numbers and other information in order to help companies make strategic choices during the site-selection process.
OARnet and OSC offer Ohio companies and universities high-performance computing resources in addition to high-speed connectivity to support research and collaboration.
Ohio’s large workforce, favorable business climate, proximity to suppliers and integrated transportation infrastructure help explain why Ohio is attractive to European companies. Ohio is consistently ranked one of the top investment locations, especially for advanced manufacturing operations, plastics and rubber product manufacturers.