Category Archives: GLTAAC Blog Post

Central Ohio Import Impact

Scott Phillips from GLTAAC attended the April meeting hosted on the Ohio State University campus by the Ohio Manufacturing Institute (OMI). The event speakers included Kathryn Kelley from OMI and Dorinda Byers, Growth Advisor with the newly formed Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at The Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon, OH. The Ohio MEP Network works with more than 1,000 manufacturers

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Ohio Manufacturing in 2019

I recently had the opportunity to attend a reveal of research titled “The State of Ohio Manufacturing in 2019.” The reveal was hosted by the FASTLANE MEP office in Dayton and presented by Ned Hill from the Ohio Manufacturing Institute at The Ohio State University. This research is conducted annually by the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). A free copy

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Import Exposure – Northeast Indiana

In late February, a team from GLTAAC visited the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership (the Partnership) LEDO Council and presented information regarding local import exposure and resources for manufacturers who are struggling to compete with imports. GLTAAC manages the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAAF) program for companies located in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. We track high import exposure industries in our region to

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Good Times for Small Manufacturers – But Dangerous Too

Manufacturing Imports Continue at All-Time High Times are still good for small manufacturers.  Demand is strong and most companies are busy. If a small manufacturer isn’t making money in this environment, something is wrong. At the same time, it’s important to know that manufacturing imports are at an all-time high.  For the year ending 10/31/2018, the value of manufactured goods

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