Advanced Materials

A Growth Center Built On A Solid Foundation

As one of the largest and most developed materials and manufacturing centers in the country, the Dayton region is a globally competitive hub for manufacturing, with continued growth on the horizon. The region boasts the connections, infrastructure, and resources to support research, development, production, and logistics, along with access to leading research institutions and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The region’s federal manufacturing designation additionally allows the area’s aerospace manufacturers to be more competitive in securing funding and finding markets.

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Fuyao CEO Chairman Cao is presented with a commemorative notebook in honor of the first piece of glass manufactured at their new Moraine factory.

If you are interested in the dayton region

Consider Why we are a Materials & Manufacturing Leader:

Access

The Dayton Region is a central hub of Ohio’s Advanced Materials & Manufacturing industry with full access to workforce, research institutions, federal facilities and your customers

Opportunity

Manufacturing is on the rise in the Dayton region

FROM 2009-2013 Manufacturing Industry businesses invested

$2.3B

in the area by:

expanding

187

facilities,

constructing

79

new facilities,

and creating

12,303

jobs.

(source:DRMA)

Dayton manufacturers serve aerospace, energy, medical, defense, communication, and transportation industries, with sales going to:

51%

Local Customers

51%

National Customers

55%

Regional Customers

28%

International Customers

(source:DRMA)

The Dayton Region falls within the

27 county

Southwestern Ohio Aerospace Region 
(SOAR), a federally designated manufacturing community.

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Research & Development

Leader in Research, Development and Commercialization to advance your product and market: