Ball State Study Gives Ohio Mostly Solid Grades for Manufacturing Climate

Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research recently released its Manufacturing Scorecard 2020. Ohio was awarded a solid overall grade of B in the study, which considers several factors across eight broad categories, including taxes, human capital, and global reach.

Ohio’s top grades came in logistics (A grade), global reach (B) and sector diversification (B). The state’s lowest grade was in worker benefit costs (D). Five states were awarded an A grade, including Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan. 9/16/2020