R.W. Beckett Overhauls Ohio Operations, Following Acquisition of N.J. Company

Company’s new operations will include substantial employee training to teach new and existing employees the skills required to build the newly purchased product
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Company Name: R.W. Beckett Corporation
Location: North Ridgeville
Industry Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
Company Profile: With almost 85 years of experience in the industry, family-owned R.W. Beckett has built an enduring legacy as a global market leader in oil and gas combustion products used in heating, cleaning equipment, and custom applications. Developers of electronic safety controls and sellers of HVAC-related products, the Beckett Family of Companies has a presence in more than 50 million U.S. homes.
Company Website: www.beckettcorp.com

Project Summary:

  • Type of Project: Acquisition
  • Jobs:
    • Jobs committed: 31
    • Jobs retained: 136

Company Need:

R. W. Beckett Corporation purchased the assets and product rights of Westwood Products, a New Jersey Company.

R. W. Beckett Corporation needed to overhaul its operations and add substantial training to teach new and existing employees the skills required to build the newly purchased product.

Testimonial:

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to broaden our portfolio of products and bring new solutions and technologies to our customers. We are equally gratified that the partnership with JobsOhio and Team NEO has accelerated our ability to successfully create jobs and grow our investment in Northeast Ohio.”
-Kevin Beckett, president and CEO, R.W. Beckett Corporation

 
Why Ohio?

R.W. Beckett Corporation is growing in Northeast Ohio.

At $104.6 billion, Ohio’s advanced manufacturing industry is one of the largest in the state. Ohio’s manufacturing sector employs nearly 700,000 skilled individuals, the third-largest manufacturing workforce in the U.S. All parts of the manufacturing value chain are represented here –  from suppliers and customers to academic and industry partners willing to help turn novel ideas into groundbreaking new products and processes.

The company was awarded a $125,000 JobsOhio training grant to support the project.

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Collaborators:

JobsOhio and Team NEO