Aligning Opportunities Launch Event

Jun 6, 2019 | Events

July 17 – Join Team NEO and Delta Dental as we release the 2019 Aligning Opportunities report, an analysis of the job demand and supply picture for the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio. You’ll gain insight into the programs being offered by 123 institutions, 94 occupations, and 19 wealth-creating occupation groups and learn the challenges of our workforce, employers and economy and what steps are being taken to drive the discussion to close the gap between the demand and supply imbalance. PLUS Hear from keynote speaker Jim Tressel, President of Youngstown State University. Learn how he has made remarkable strides in enrollment and student retention at the University as well the significant upgrades to streets on and around the campus. He will also give his perspective on the topic of building talent pools in the region. Additional information and registration is here.

Groundbreaking Celebration in Chillicothe, Ohio

Ninety percent of the Kenworth Class-8 global truck volume is built in Chillicothe, Ohio!

On April 24, 2019, the community celebrated the groundbreaking for a new paint facility that will improve efficiency and preserve the quality of The World’s Best Truck.  The project represents $140 million in capital investment and will bring 100 new, great paying jobs to Ross County upon its completion in 2021.  The Kenworth Chillicothe plant, which opened in 1974, currently employs more than 2300 people.  In addition to the new paint facility, a $30 million robotic cab assembly system will be installed this summer.

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