Founded in 1984, MAGNET: The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network is an organization dedicated to helping manufacturers grow and compete in Northeast Ohio. As part of the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), we also support, educate, and champion Northeast Ohio manufacturing with the goal of transforming our regional economy into a powerful, global player.

During your engagement with MAGNET, you’ll receive

  • World-class consulting services specifically tailored for small and mid-size manufacturers
  • Access to subject-matter experts and outside resources that can assist with your specific challenges
  • Unique, individualized solutions to your challenges in operations, employee engagement, talent pipeline, sales and marketing, product development, and/or process innovation

From 2011 through 2016, MAGNET undertook thousands of projects for hundreds of companies in the region. These projects helped generate the following:

  • Over $260 million in new sales
  • More than $205 million in retained sales
  • 3,260 new or retained manufacturing jobs
  • $52.5 million in cost savings
  • Over $212 million in company investments

MAGNET currently covers 21 counties in Northeast Ohio and offers consulting services on a wide range of manufacturing needs and areas, including:

  • Operations and Employee Engagement
  • Employee Development and Retention
  • Product Development
  • Process Innovation
  • Quality Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Talent Pipeline
  • And more!

See why NEO manufacturers engage with MAGNET to solve their challenges, or get in touch with us by calling Linda Barita at 216.391.7766. Alternatively, drop us an email at info@magnetwork.org to learn more or schedule a consultation with our Growth Advisory team.