WiM Offers Predictions for 2015


In the latest issue of Crain's Cleveland Business, Northeast Ohio leaders weigh in on the year ahead.  One voice offering insight is our own Allison Grealis.  Check out the full article for predictions on topics including which industries offer the biggest opportunities and how the region can maxmize its growth potential.

Here are a few quotes from Allison:

  • Overall, both of the organizations Grealis is involved in, the Precision Metalforming Association and Women in Manufacturing, want to see more men and women of all ages go into manufacturing as a career. Grealis also is looking forward to establishing a local chapter of Women in Manufacturing to offer training and support to the region.  And, she said, she’d like to see more regional sourcing within the manufacturing industry.
  • As a representative for two national associations, Grealis said she sees opportunity in the automotive industry. It’s an industry that many members of the groups serve. The non-residential construction and oil and gas industries also offer opportunity.

Read the full article here.