OEDA 2020 Excellence in Workforce Award Winner Video

Jan 26, 2021 | News, Newsletter

Check it out! We are excited to release the feature video for the 2020 Excellence in Workforce award winner, Owens Community College Dana Advanced Manufacturing Training Center.  The video gives you an opportunity to virtually tour the facility and hear from the people who made it possible. Click HERE to view this video.

The Dana Advanced Manufacturing Training Center is destined to become the region’s premier resource for advanced manufacturing training and will help all populations access training toward gainful employment in the skilled trades and manufacturing industry sectors.

The pandemic delayed the videos but we are grateful to now be able to share them with you.  OEDA will be releasing the other three videos as they are completed. The videos were made possible through the generosity of Bricker & Eckler LLP, presenting sponsor of The 2020 Annual Economic Development Excellence Awards.

Congratulations again to our 2020 Excellence in Workforce Development Winner, Owens Community College Dana Advanced Manufacturing Training Center!

Port Authority Celebrates Award-Winning SBDC Member

(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to congratulate David Riggs, Director of the SBDC at Miami Regionals, for being named Ohio’s SBDC State Star in 2021.

America’s SBDC, the national association that represents the nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), annually recognizes one outstanding SBDC employee from each of its 62 members. This outstanding employee exhibits exemplary performance, makes a significant contribution to their state or regional SBDC program, and shows a strong commitment to small business. Using a peer-based selection process, the Ohio SBDC network selected David Riggs for Ohio’s SBDC State Star.

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Tiffin Foundry and Machine to invest in new machinery and equipment

Tiffin Foundry and Machine has announced it will purchase new machinery and hire more staff with assistance from a $50,000 JobsOhio Inclusion Grant. Tiffin Foundry has eight employees in Tiffin, and has an additional operation in North Ridgeville, Ohio.

JobsOhio’s grant, secured with assistance from the Regional Growth Partnership, will support a planned $321,923 in machinery and equipment upgrades and three new jobs. In addition, Tiffin Foundry and Machine worked with Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership and OhioMeansJobs – Seneca County on other potential incentives to support the company’s growth.

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