Selling Ohio on the ground in Germany

As a native of the Akron, Ohio area, Mary Taylor is familiar with manufacturing, and how manufacturing needed to evolve as many Rust Belt industries left the region. As Ohio’s Lt. Governor, Taylor now sees the value of a diverse manufacturing sector that promotes both foreign direct investment into the state and helps Ohio manufacturers expand into the world. With her boss, presidential candidate John Kasich, on the campaign trail, Taylor came to Hannover Messe this week as part of the largest U.S. manufacturing delegation ever at the 70-year show. Ohio long has been an attendee and supporter of Hannover Messe, and Taylor came this year to continue that relationship, and to bring more business home with her. “Germany is our best trading partner,” Taylor said. “They are very important to us. We have 25,000 manufacturing jobs in Ohio just from German companies. Being physically present at this show let’s people see that we are serious.” At the show, Taylor and her team learned that Germ
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