Ohio has lost 3,500 factories over last 10 years, stats show

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Ohio has lost 3,500 factories over last 10 years, stats show

Dayton Daily News –  Data from the federal government show that Ohio lost 3,500 manufacturing businesses in the past 10 years, including 200 in Montgomery County and about 130 in other Miami Valley counties…

In Montgomery County, the number of manufacturing businesses fell 21 percent from 1,010 in 2001 to 810 businesses in 2011.

“These new numbers show that Dayton’s manufacturing base has been particularly hard hit, in part because the Chinese government illegally undercuts Ohio workers and companies by manipulating its currency,” Brown said.

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