Manufacturing Next Generation Innovation

Ohio is a global leader in advancing next-generation manufacturing via a connected innovation network. Companies from around the world are finding that Ohio offers high-value advantages at a low cost of doing business. In Ohio, companies can:
  • Partner with four of the Manufacturing USA institutes. Take advantage of Ohio’s participation with these institutes and over $10 billion in R&D investment to fast track innovation and commercialization of new products.
  • Innovate new products. Companies here are making advancements in additive manufacturing, automation, and advanced materials such as carbon fiber and other composites.
  • Maintain quality with a robust talent pool, which is supported by more than 10,000 engineers and engineer technicians graduating annually from Ohio colleges and universities.
  • Be in close proximity to markets, partners and customers. Ohio is located within 600 miles of 60 percent of the North American population, saving companies time and money when transporting goods and collaborating with partners.


Glenn Richardson
Managing Director
Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Aviation
Tim Sweeney
Director, Advanced Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace and Aviation