49,000 manufacturing jobs headed to Northeast Ohio by 2025, Team NEO says

Story excerpt provided by The Plain Dealer.

Written by Marcia Pledger.

Manufacturing is on a serious comeback in the region, but opportunities for many of the expected 49,000 job openings in the next decade require technological skills, according to a just-released report.

Manufacturing is the second largest private sector employer in Northeast Ohio – second only to healthcare. So far this year, healthcare reports 319,000 jobs, or 16 percent of regional jobs, while manufacturing makes up 13 percent of the jobs, according to Team NEO, an economic development group.

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Originally published May 4, 2015.

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