The Cincinnati Region was ranked a Top 5 most competitive area in North America for aerospace (#2), chemicals and plastics (#4) and metals (#5) by Site Selection magazine, 2015. We have a long and deep history in this industry that has generated more than 2500 manufacturing companies and tens of thousands of skilled workers. We're one of the few regions in the country where we still make everything from soap to aircraft engines using the most advanced technologies.
Speaking of aircraft engines, our region's aerospace sector has grown 19.5% over the last five years. We now boast 130 local companies in this industry, supporting 17,000 workers and contributing $5.6B to our regional GDP.