#PlacesthatMatter: Ottawa, Ohio

Working at this Freezer Plant is One ‘Cool’ Job In 1833, residents founded the town of Ottawa, Ohio, and named it in honor of the Native American Ottawa people, who once had a village at the site. Since that time, it has remained primarily agricultural, with more than...

#PlacesthatMatter: Marion, Ohio

Let’s Hear it For: ‘The Boys’ According to a study by the Institute of College Access and Success, 65 percent of college seniors in the U.S. who graduated from public and private nonprofit colleges have student loan debt, with borrowers owing an average of $28,650....

#PlacesthatMatter: Findlay, Ohio

One Plant; Many Stories Findlay, Ohio is a town with a storied history. It started with Colonel James Findlay, who built a road and stockade in the area to transport and shelter his troops during the War of 1812. This stockade was later named Fort Findlay in his...

#PlacesthatMatter: Amana, Iowa

Manufacturing Products, Building Lives Among gently sloping farmland in east-central Iowa lies a distinctive community called the Amana Colonies. Comprised of seven villages on 26,000 acres, the villages were built and settled by German Pietists who were persecuted in...

#PlacesthatMatter: Greenville, Ohio

‘Mixing’ and ‘Blending’ Plant Experience, Education and Mentorship Makes for a Great Manufacturing Career at Whirlpool Whirlpool Corporation’s Greenville Operation makes KitchenAid small appliances, and is part of a network of five plants in Ohio with more than 10,000...