Manufacturing Day Bus Tour | Oct. 5

Celebrate and explore what northwest Ohio has to offer by visiting diverse operations and technical resources! CIFT, an Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) partner, is pleased to be hosting a bus tour of four unique manufacturing facilities in the Northwest Ohio area - each offering a different perspective and insight into the manufacturing world.

CIFT Member Appreciation Event

The CIFT Member Appreciation is the event to indulge. Where an exquisite, world-class meal meets fascinating discussion –all in a picturesque setting that defines the beauty and color of autumn.

If you've ever been interested in membership, and to learn more about this exclusive event, contact us at 419-535-6000.

Northern and northeast Ohio residents win food contest

The Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) and the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation announced the 2018 Ohio Signature Food Contest winners at the Ohio State Fair.

Small Business Accelerator Group

The Small Business Accelerator Group is a great way to advance opportunities for your business through unique services, networking and learning opportunities.

CIFT kitchen incubator achieves food safety excellence

The Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen (NOCK), managed by CIFT, achieved a superior score on a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) third party food safety audit.

Learn how good employees can be great through Lean Manufacturing!

Our approach involves working with top management to determine a best fit overall strategy for Continuous Improvement.

CIFT Food Industry Credential for Students

This program provides two recognized, food industry credentials that can verify high school student expertise in the areas of agriculture, food and natural resources, bioscience, food science and safety, bioresearch and food marketing and research.

From Small to Large, Serving Ohio Businesses for more than 20 years.

Assisting new and growing businesses.

CIFT works with small and startup companies through our kitchen incubator, providing product development guidelines, resources, marketing direction and more.

Join our team.

Are you hard-working, creative, and innovative?  Then you're our type!  Check out our career opportunities page.

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