Marion is an innovative and evolving community composed of multiple educational institutions and organizations collaborating to make Marion, Ohio America’s Workforce Development Capital.

A LEADER IN WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Marion CAN DO! is dedicated to providing new and existing businesses with the most qualified workforce. With our innovative education corridor, Marion offers unique educational assets, like customized technical training programs, that can address specific workforce development needs and equip employers for economic success.

A LEADER IN WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Marion CAN DO! is dedicated to providing new and existing businesses with the most qualified workforce. With our innovative education corridor, Marion offers unique educational assets, like customized technical training programs, that can address specific workforce development needs and equip employers for economic success.

Marion is an innovative and evolving community composed of multiple educational institutions and organizations collaborating to make Marion, Ohio America’s Workforce Development Capital.

Marion County is part of the Columbus Region. The 11-county Columbus Region is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the U.S. The Columbus Region is known for its competitively-priced real estate and rents, top-ranked market access, and strong workforce with over 1 million workers in the MSA.

Marion County is part of the Columbus Region. The 11-county Columbus Region is one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the U.S. The Columbus Region is known for its competitively-priced real estate and rents, top-ranked market access, and strong workforce with over 1 million workers in the MSA.

POET BIOREFINERY

The company is investing $115M in its Marion County plant and adding 18 jobs thanks to an expansion project. “Marion has been a strong supporter of bio-fuels,” said Brett Yerdon, technology scouting director for POET. “We’ve had a presence here since 2008. Marion has a strong workforce and a highly innovative

community, and we’re incredibly excited to be announcing this expansion.” The new jobs would add about $950,000 to the current payroll. “These are full-time jobs with a real career path for those in the community that take them, which has us incredibly excited,” Yerdon said.

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The company is investing $115M in its Marion County plant and adding 18 jobs thanks to an expansion project. “Marion has been a strong supporter of bio-fuels,” said Brett Yerdon, technology scouting director for POET. “We’ve had a presence here since 2008. Marion has a strong workforce and a highly innovative community, and we’re incredibly excited to be announcing this expansion.” The new jobs would add about $950,000 to the current payroll. “These are full-time jobs with a real career path for those in the community that take them, which has us incredibly excited,” Yerdon said.

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From Marion CANDO!'s Twitter

#TBT to 2008 when Graphic Packaging International came to Marion and began employing more than 350 people. The company makes packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands — from McDonald’s fries to packaged foods in your local grocery store. #MarionMade pic.twitter.com/6KjYknRtxV