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Blog: Manufacturing Insights

Thank You to Those Who Made Our Building Possible

Friday, 18 November, 2022

Events, General, Leadership

Manufacturers, foundations and individuals donated $13 million to gut and renovate the former school that is now MAGNET’s Manufacturing Innovation, Technology and Job Center. This project, which will...
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Welcome to the Home of Modern Manufacturing!

Monday, 10 October, 2022

General, Leadership, Growth, Grants and Partnerships, Manufacturing, Education & Workforce Professionals

Two years ago, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) voted unanimously to allow MAGNET to buy the closed Margaret A. Ireland School at the corner of Chester and East 63rd Street in...
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Learn How to Buy a Business at the Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Symposium

Thursday, 15 September, 2022

Innovation, Leadership, Startups, Small Business

Promise Partners, a Northeast Ohio non-profit focused on helping entrepreneurial people go from employee to business owner, will be hosting the Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) Symposium on...
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Celebrate the New Manufacturing Innovation, Technology & Job Center 10/28

Tuesday, 30 August, 2022

General, Leadership, Growth, Manufacturing, Education & Workforce Professionals

The Manufacturing Innovation, Technology and Job Center is on a t-minus countdown, as our grand opening celebrations are in less than two months! On October 28, the doors of our new headquarters at...
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Sector Partnership Leadership Transition

Friday, 1 July, 2022

Leadership, Talent Pipeline, Education & Workforce Professionals, News Release

The Manufacturing Sector Partnership (MSP) welcomes its new leadership team this month as its founding directors have moved on. Managing Director Adam Snyder and Executive Director of Workforce...
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Manufacturers Learn and Grow on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Leadership, Education & Workforce Professionals, Strategy

For the past two years,  the Manufacturing Leadership Team has been working together with MAGNET’s and Greater Cleveland Partnership’s (GCP) intermediary teams to grow and invest in diversity, equity...
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WLS Stamping Culture Shift Improves Workforce Retention

Tuesday, 26 April, 2022

Operations, Leadership, Education & Workforce Professionals, Small Business

The hiring difficulties of the last few years have caused many manufacturers to reevaluate their operations and hiring processes, looking for any way to improve retention or gain an edge in this...
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Embracing Innovation in Business and Workforce Proves Transformative for Youngstown Family Business

Thursday, 31 March, 2022

Additive Manufacturing, Leadership, Process Improvement

“The Great Resignation” is the term that has been given to the tumultuous workforce landscape that has emerged from the pandemic. When there is a company in today’s marketplace who is not facing a...
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5 Tips to Jumpstart Advancement Planning for Frontline Manufacturing Employees

Thursday, 24 February, 2022

Workforce, Leadership, Certification, Growth, Education & Workforce Professionals

“I wanna know what my path looks like, and I’m in a hurry to get going…” A number of years ago, a story became a popular anecdote, with a hypothetical leader saying, “What if I invest in developing...
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Goodbye & Thank You to a Workforce Giant

Wednesday, 23 February, 2022

Workforce, Leadership, Education & Workforce Professionals, Partners

Successful industry sector partnership work hinges on a strong relationship with the local workforce development. Together, you can execute successful initiatives, and maybe, if the chemistry is...
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What is a Minimum Viable Product and How Do I Create One?

How a minimum viable product will launch your product-based startup.