Manufacturing companies that have survived the downturn, through tranformation to lean practices, are in position to benefit during the current economic growth. ...
... "The region's survivors have learned to use the principles of lean manufacturing, which apply to small companies as well as big producers, said Steve Gage, president of MAGNET, a business consulting firm in Cleveland. Survivors have learned to differentiate themselves from competitors and to meet tight production schedules, he said. " ...
Lean Transformation: Ohio Growth Position: Via Beacon Journal: Stealthy success
Ohio has also benefited from a tax friendly business environment ...OMA | Manufacturers Gather To Discuss State Policy
: "Since the tax reform package was passed last June, companies around the state have announced plans for expansion and relocation. According to the Ohio Department of Development plans for new pharmaceuticals and metal products manufacturers and multi-million dollar expansions in numerous other companies in the state can be directly attributed to the state's new tax policy. "
Ohio manufacturing consortium forms Magnet ...Magnet :: Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network
: "Approximately 75 manufacturers from fifteen Northeast Ohio counties, as well as representatives from the Greater Cleveland Partnership, CAMP, Team NEO, NorTech and many others, spent more than a year developing a plan of action for manufacturing in Northeast Ohio. "
Ohio Department of Development supports business investment ...Ohio Department of Development: STATE RECEIVES 60 APPLICATIONS FOR JOB READY SITES PROGRAM
: "The JRS Program is a competitively funded program and was part of the $2 billion public works and economic development bond package initiative that was supported by Ohio voters last fall. The program will provide $150 million in grants to eligible and qualified applicants across the state, which are interested in developing job ready sites. There are five large-scale, high-impact project site categories that are eligible for funding under the program.
These categories include: mega manufacturing operations; technical center/research laboratories; manufacturing facilities; existing industrial buildings; and smart office complexes. Within three years after receiving a grant award, approved projects must receive certification from a third-party firm to verify the site has the necessary attributes to accommodate largescale end use development; the property will then be added to a statewide inventory of available sites. "
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