Manufacturer consolidates national and international business in Ohio
Kadant Black Clawson has opened a new facility in Lebanon, Ohio. The facility is a consolidation of office and manufacturing operations from facilities in Alabama, Sweden and around Ohio. Kadant Black Clawnson believes this will improve operating efficiencies, give them access to quality talent and be able to accommodate future expansion.
Lincoln Electric’s Wayne Trail Technologies, an automation integrator in Fort Loramie, Ohio, celebrated the opening of its newly expanded facility. The expansion will bring 50 new and highly skilled advanced manufacturing jobs to the small town about 30 miles north of Dayton.
Companies are adopting advanced manufacturing technologies, but don’t have the workforce with the skills to operate the new technology. German-based Festo’s workforce training program combines an associate degree, skills training and on-the-job experience.
Plastics Industry Association report shows a positive outlook for the plastics industry with significant contributions from shale gas related investments. Employment increased 1.4 percent in 2015 and that the U.S. demand for plastics hit a record $295.4 billion.
Company expects to hire 1,800 employees by the end of 2017
GE’s new state-of-the-art, 338,000-square-foot building in Cincinnati will hire 1,800 employees by the end of 2017 as part of the company’s initiative to consolidate operations into four locations worldwide.
Premier composites materials and molding company expanding their manufacturing footprint
Mar-Bal, Inc. new Painesville plant will utilize automation and new manufacturing processes. Driven by business growth and continuous investment in innovation, Mar-Bal needed to invest in additional manufacturing space in order to meet customer needs.
Miamisburg Facility Will Create Additional Jobs Over Next Five Years
UNITED GRINDING plans to consolidate its Ohio and Virginia operations in the new facility in response to the significant North American market growth over the last 15 years. New facility will include more customer-centric activities, boost operational agility and expand numerous manufacturing offering.
Abundant natural gas in the Ohio Valley is providing economic benefits for the region and beyond.
The Wall Street Journal recognizes that Ohio’s abundant natural gas and natural gas liquids provide economic benefits for Ohio and surrounding states. This part of Appalachia is a national driver of gas production. The improved drilling techniques have cracked gas-rich shale formations.