Learn how the Manufacturing Sector Partnership supports the community.

Latest News


September 11, 2019 – Article: "Workforce Connect: Increasing the Talent Pipeline" from Cuyahoga County

August 20, 2019 – Article: "Northeast Ohio manufacturers to work together in finding skilled workers for open positions" from News 5 Cleveland

August 20, 2019 – Article: "New manufacturing partnership targets filling 3,000 jobs in Greater Cleveland" from

June 19, 2019 – Press release: "Workforce Connect Manufacturing Sector Partnership Reaches Key Milestone:
Employer-led leadership team selects priorities that will drive sector partnership forward"

April 21, 2019 – Article: "Source Lunch with ... Adam Snyder" from Crain's Cleveland Business 

March 19, 2019 – Broadcast: “The Sound of Ideas” on Ideastream discusses the Sector Partnership and recent hires in the leadership of the initiative. 

Workforce_Connect_EventMarch 15, 2019 – Event: Workforce Connect Manufacturing Sector partnership supports the OhioMeansJobs job-matching event. As a part of In-Demand Jobs Week, OhioMeansJobs held an event for job seekers where over 50 employers gathered to meet potential employees. Over 700 people registered for the event. The Sector Partnership intermediary team participated as a partner, setting up a station to champion careers in manufacturing and drive awareness about the sector partnership initiative.

February 26, 2019 – Press release: "MAGNET and GCP Announce Leadership Hires for Cuyahoga Manufacturing Sector Partnership"

Upcoming Events

Please check back for upcoming events.

Our most recent event was the Sector Partnership Kick-off on August 20, 2019. Future events will be announced soon.

Workforce Research

Aligning Opportunities in Northeast Ohio – Team NEO

The Two Tomorrows – Fund for Our Economic Future

2019 State of Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Report – MAGNET