Take advantage of what Northwest Ohio can offer your business and get things rolling again

Supply chains

Secure, reliable and efficient


Northwest Ohio is located within a day’s drive of 60% of the U.S. market, and with every mode of transportation available, businesses can tighten their supply chain and lower transportation costs. Ohio owns the third largest manufacturing workforce, including 130,000+ in Northwest Ohio, where companies can efficiently manufacture, warehouse and distribute all right here.

REGIONAL STABILITY

MITIGATE YOUR RISK


  • Safe, responsible restart where business comes first
  • Ohio one of the lowest risk areas in the U.S. in terms of natural disasters
  • Minimal impact from social disruptions
  • Affordable cost of living and favorable tax climate allows businesses to focus on business

BUSINESS RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT

RESPONSIBLE AND DETERMINED


Ohio has been recognized nationally as responsive and responsible throughout the pandemic crisis, giving businesses confidence even during uncertainty. Fewer restrictions during COVID allowed businesses to accelerate a safe restart – Ohio Safe Ohio Working.

DYNAMIC STATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

NO BUSINESS LEFT BEHIND


  • Mission orientation, private structure, stable resources, and statewide network proved critical for businesses during the crisis
  • Laser-focused on supporting and providing valuable resources to companies
  • JobsOhio worked swiftly and took immediate action during the pandemic in creating and launching 10 new initiatives for
  • small/medium-sized businesses and workforce worth $250 million
  • New programs positively impacted 15,000+ companies and 300,000+ potential jobs

Quick Facts


  • Toledo/Northwest Ohio recognized as a 5-Star Metro
  • Four major railways and the most dynamic seaport on the Great Lakes
  • Major logistics park being developed adjacent to state-of-the-art CSX Intermodal Terminal
  • Three of the country’s most traveled interstates intersect in Toledo
  • Within a day’s drive of 60% of U.S. marketplace, lowering distribution costs

What They're Saying


“From a logistics standpoint, we have a perfect site here at the Port. We have access to two different railroad carriers and access to abundant and cheap natural gas.”

Lourenco Goncalves, Chairman, President & CEO, Cleveland-Cliffs

Avoid the disruptions

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