The Appalachian Partnership encompasses more than 14,000 square miles of eastern
and southern Ohio. Within the region, service areas for APEG's three key initiatives
overlap but are different; those differences account for the level of detail in the county listings below.
JobsOhio staff supports economic development in 25 APEG counties with business attraction and retention efforts and incentives. A full complement of detail and contact information about APEG-JobsOhio counties is included in the listing below. An * denotes APEG - JobsOhio counties.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) provides custom training for manufacturers of all sizes including Lean and continuous improvement training, workforce and technical skill development and supervisor, leadership and organizational development. APEG-MEP serves 20-plus counties including shared coverage with sister Ohio MEP affiliates Magnet and TechSolve. County contact information is listed below.
The SBA Regional Innovation Cluster initiative is focused on the forest and wood products industry in Ohio’s 32 Appalachian-designated counties. County contact information is listed below.