NuVasive Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading spine technology company (#3 in a $9 billion industry) needed 300 full-time, qualified, high-tech employees including engineers, skilled machinists, process development and validation specialists at its new medical device facility near Dayton, Ohio in Montgomery County.

Dayton, Ohio is the optimal location for medical device facilities at the intersection of advanced manufacturing and technology. The local schools, colleges, municipalities, and economic development organizations leapt into action to help recruit, train, and retain a qualified workforce for NuVasive.

“Our Ohio workforce is a critical part of our ongoing success and we are excited to expand our footprint and provide additional opportunities within the state.”

Montgomery County’s coordinated economic development engine supported NuVasive with customized tools including research, workforce analytics, recruitment and training support, along with competitive incentives to help create a specialized, skilled workforce for companies like Yaskawa Motoman, Spectrum Brands, and other fine companies.

Our community is prepared to assist other forward-thinking companies like NuVasive to recruit, train, and put skilled, well-trained employees to work making in-demand medical devices

“We greatly appreciate the support and cooperation of the Dayton Development Coalition and JobsOhio, as well as officials from both Montgomery County and the City of West Carrollton during the site selection process. NuVasive is well-known for our cutting-edge products and procedures and we look forward to building on this partnership and investing in the local community for years to come.”