The business of the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth is to grow the economy and create jobs in the region by bringing the right resources to support each company’s needs.

Resources & Services

JobsOhio.  The focus of the APEG-JobsOhio staff is two-fold; to grow the manufacturing companies in the region and to attract new manufacturing companies to the region.  APEG is one of six JobsOhio network affiliates and is the conduit to explore JobsOhio project support in the 25-county APEG region.

SBA Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative.    With support from the Small Business Administration (SBA), APEG staff provides manufacturing technical assistance for all sectors of the forest and wood industry in Ohio’s 32 Appalachian-designated counties.  An interactive online database of Ohio wood products businesses is being developed to market the Ohio Wood Products supply chain.