State Representative Ross McGregor (R-Springfield) has announced that the 21st Century Manufacturing Task Force today held a hearing at Pentaflex, where Rep. McGregor works as the executive vice president.

The hearing was designed to facilitate discussion and interaction between Ohio’s manufacturing community, public policy makers and interested parties regarding strategies to improve Ohio’s manufacturing competitiveness.

“Manufacturing plays a crucial role in Ohio’s economy and employs approximately 10 percent of all Ohio workers,” said Rep. McGregor, who serves as the vice chairman of the task force. “It is important to look into ways to boost this industry as we continue the effort to encourage job creation in Ohio.”

The task force has held regional hearings throughout Ohio, each location offering an emphasis on a specific aspect of manufacturing in Ohio and showcasing the industry’s diversity and importance to the state.


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