Advanced Manufacturing 2018-10-23T16:33:47+00:00

Why Northwest Ohio

Powering up the Regional
Advanced Manufacturing Industry

Northwest Ohio has a rich history of manufacturing that continues to flourish in today’s global economy. From automotive to advanced materials – this region’s manufacturing landscape is more diverse than ever before. The Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has been at the heart of industrial activity since it was founded and now has taken its place at the forefront of high-tech, advanced technologies.

Northwest Ohio Advanced Manufacturing Industry – Quick Facts

Automotive Worker
  • Regional manufacturing workforce exceeding 130,000
  • 500 manufacturing companies operating in Northwest Ohio
  • Lowest taxes in the Midwest for capital-intensive manufacturing
  • Ohio Manufacturing Extension Program provides low-cost business and technical assistance
  • Northwest Ohio owns one of top sites for advanced manufacturing – an authenticated, ready-to-develop site
  • Epicenter for 3D additive manufacturing

What They’re Saying

“Our workforce and the great work ethic they bring is one reason why we’ve had the opportunity to grow and develop here in Northwest Ohio.”

– Dale Laws, Vice President, Whirlpool