Northern Ohio Manufacturing News Briefs

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Week 46: November 12-18, 2011

Monday, Nov. 14

Northeast Ohio is manufacturing its way out of the Great Recession, by Robert L. Smith, Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 14, 2011
Cleveland—Manufacturing is helping pull the region out of the Great Recession faster than most of the state and nation, according to an economic analysis being released today by Team Northeast Ohio.

Saturday, Nov. 12

Opinion: Tap women for unfilled manufacturing jobs, by Gretchen Zierick, Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 12, 2011
Cleveland—Gretchen Zierick, president of Zierick Manufacturing in Mount Kisco, N.Y., and a former chairwoman of the Cleveland-based Precision Metalforming Association, contributes a guest column inspired by the PMA's "Women in Manufacturing" symposium Oct. 25-26.


Opinion: Fuel Northeast Ohio's future, innovation pipeline with shale, by Bradley Whitehead, Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 12, 2011
Cleveland—Bradley Whitehead, president of the Fund for Our Economic Future, contributed this column about the potential economic development that will follow if the the Utica and Marcellus Shale gas drilling is done in an environmentally and socially responsible way.


GM to halt production on Cruze for 1 week, Toledo Blade, November 12, 2011
Lordstown, Ohio—General Motors Co. will suspend production at its factory that assembles Chevrolet Cruze compact cars for one week to avoid oversupply as Japanese rivals' inventories rebound.


Warren incubator is awarded a $30,000 grant (, by Raymond L. Smith, Warren Tribune-Chronicle, November 12, 2011
Warren, Ohio—A tour of the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center was held Friday, the same day it announced it had been awarded a $30,000 grant from the PNC Foundation that will be used to fund the center's operations.


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