Northeast Ohio is key hub for nation’s manufacturing push

Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.

Written by Rachel Abbey Mccafferty.

Northeast Ohio is leaving a mark on some national initiatives to advance manufacturing.

President Barack Obama last week announced plans to invest $100 million in an apprenticeship grant competition, $130 million in a competition that will help small manufacturers take on new technology, and more than $300 million in the advanced materials, advanced sensors and digital manufacturing technologies.

The University of Akron played a sizable role in identifying the priorities behind those announcements as part of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership 2.0.

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Originally published November 2, 2014.

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