Manufacturing's Impact on the Dayton Region
The Dayton, Ohio, region’s manufacturing industry is one of the largest, most highly developed centers in the United States. The unique and compelling nature of the industry is a result of cutting-edge technology, sophisticated processes, and a highly-skilled workforce. Supported by the Region’s 40 colleges and universities, abundant water and transportation resources, and an incredible knack for innovation, manufacturing is one of the most significant contributors to economic development in the Region. Dayton-area manufacturing is globally competitive for businesses entering or expanding in the Region.
The Dayton Region is a 12-county area in West Central Ohio, stretching north to Auglaize and southeast to Clinton counties.
GROWTH IN THE DAYTON REGION
MANUFACTURING DATA AT A GLANCE
Doing business in the Dayton Region
2016 TO 2020
6.6% of all job postings
regional manufacturing occupations witnessed 4,164 average monthly job openings.
In 2019 and 2020 by
Expanding 45 facilities Constructing 10 new facilities
Creating 3,029 jobs
Of the Region's workforce
Of the Region's annual payroll
GROSS REGIONAL PRODUCT
GRP: Final market value of all goods and services produced in the Region.
Serving a wide variety of regional, national, and global customers
Sources: EMSI Dataset 2021.1; US Census; Bureau of Labor Statistics; Dayton Development Coalition.