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Cleveland, Ohio



There are more than 105,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Ohio. Clean energy jobs grew almost six times faster than overall job growth in Ohio from 2015 to 2016.

Hear first-hand from the CEO of one of the local Ohio companies that is one of the fastest growing inner-city business in America ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and Fortune. Take a tour with Talan Products CEO Steve Peplin.

In addition to being a full-service metal stamping company and manufacturer of tooling, Talan Products is also an aluminum extrusion fabricator and supplier. They are a contract manufacturing supplier of components to many solar system manufacturers. Solar accounts for 33 percent of the company’s business volume. The solar industry in Ohio produced $1.3 billion in direct sales in 2016.   

Talan Products employs 80 people – ranging from engineers, estimators, production managers, office work, stamping pressers, material handlers, quality assurance and more. 

Companies Involved

  • Talan Products
  • Wire-Net
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