Northwest Ohio’s abundant, skilled labor supply improves
productivity, quality, and profit.
In Ohio, you’ll have access to a plentiful, highly skilled workforce no matter where you locate in the state. Ohio’s labor pool of 5.9 million workers is among the largest in the United States, with 773,000 manufacturing workers supporting its $89.3 billion state sector of the economy. Ohio ranks third in the United States in manufacturing production output. Ohio is home to world-class public and private research institutions, ranking second in the U.S. in total research funding for materials engineering and fifth in specialty chemicals research.
There are 194 institutions of higher education in Ohio, more than any other state on a per capita basis, and there are 95,000 degrees conferred each year to associate, bachelor,and graduate students.
In Northwest Ohio, you’ll be close to community colleges and technical centers where your workforce can receive continuing training. With more than half a million students enrolled in Ohio universities, the state is preparing the workforce of the future.