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.
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.