Ohio, also known as the Nation’s Industrial Capital, ranks as the fourth contributor to the gross domestic product in manufacturing. Its economy is the third largest in the country, only behind California and Texas. This decade alone, the state of Ohio’s economy has added over 140,000 jobs, which means around 80% of the jobs were lost during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ohio is home to more than 12,000 companies in the manufacturing industry. With 700,000 people employed in this sector, manufacturing counts for one-eighth of jobs in the state. Besides that, the state ranks high in the business climate, economic development, and taxation policies.