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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.