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Toledo top 15 market in construction jobs

Posted by Northwest Ohio Piping Industry

Nov 21, 2016 9:41:22 AM

The Northwest Ohio Piping Industry is playing a key role in Toledo’s construction job growth.

A Nov. 2 Associated General Contractors report shows the Toledo metropolitan area ranks 14 in the nation in construction job growth as northwest Ohio gained approximately 1,500 jobs between Sept. 2015 and Sept. 2016, for an 11 percent gain.

Toledo tied with the Steubenville, Ohio/Weirton, W. Va. area for largest percentage gain in Ohio, although Steubenville/Weirton added approximately 200 jobs.

Other Ohio metropolitan areas recording high job growth included Columbus, which gained 900 jobs, while Akron and Dayton each added 400 new construction jobs each.

Statewide, construction work grew by 2 percent, with an estimated 4,700 new construction jobs added over the one-year span.

The Piping Industry supplies the northwest Ohio region with the best-skilled and best-trained journeymen and apprentice plumbers, pipefitters, welders and HVAC-R service mechanics.

Our signatory contractors rely on our tradesmen to work on a wide range of projects throughout the Toledo metropolitan area – from industrial to commercial and residential.

We are proud to have a role in making the Toledo area one of the nation’s top 15 construction regions.

If you want to apply to become a member of the Piping Industry and work in one of the top 15 construction markets in the nation, click here.

Topics: construction, Northwest Ohio Building Trades, Economy, Piping Industry, Jobs, Northwest Ohio, Northwest Ohio Piping Industry

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