Cleveland Plus is centrally located between New York City, Chicago and Toronto, allowing quick access to more than half of North America, including Canada. Almost 50% of the US population is within 500 miles/805 km of the region. Additionally, 60% of all US Fortune 500 headquarters are within a day’s drive. Our region reaches the largest number of consumers in a 250-mile/400-km radius compared with any other metro market in the US.
Cleveland Plus is a region that makes things happen – and that makes it a great place to grow a business. We’ve built on our heritage of research, innovation and manufacturing to become a center of discovery and advanced manufacturing in a diverse range of industries.
From 2011 to 2024, the Cleveland Plus region’s automotive GRP is predicted to grow 79% to become a $4.5B industry. Employment is also expected to grow by 19% for the same time period, reports the October 2014 Cleveland Plus Economic Review released by Team NEO.
Learn why Exterran, a globally recognized name in the oil and gas industry, chose Northeast Ohio over Pennsylvania for a new $12.5 million facility near the Marcellus Shale activity. Availability of talent and “game changing” technical training facilities were key factors in the decision. Exterran committed to creating 103 jobs with a $4.9 million payroll to Northeast Ohio.
Cleveland Plus is home to more than 600 foreign-owned companies. With an almost $200 billion economy, central location, robust logistics infrastructure, skilled workforce, business-friendly tax structure and low cost of doing business, Cleveland Plus is the ideal place to establish a US headquarters or operation.
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The Cleveland Plus region offers easy access to a diverse, dedicated and talented labor force of more than two million workers. People who have training and experience in wide-ranging disciplines such as biomedical devices, photovoltaics, polymers and mechanical engineering. So whether your business requires scientists, customer service specialists, or machinists, the Cleveland Plus region can provide skilled labor at competitive wages that will help your business succeed.
As an international healthcare company with customers across the globe, Northast Ohio is a great home base, providing us easy access to clinicians everywhere.Jay Mazelzky General manager, Computed Tomography and Nuclear Medicine, Philips Healthcare
We’re proud to call Northeast Ohio home. Its talented workforce, commitment to innovation and rewarding lifestyle make Cleveland Plus a great business opportunity.Tim Timken Chairman, The Timken Company
Exterran chose Northeast Ohio in large part because of the availability of talent and the institutions that can design training programs to meet our needs.John Rhodes Director, Human Resources, Exterran