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Strategic Advantages

The Youngstown-Warren area offers many advantages to locating your business here.

  • Access to Markets and Supply Chain
    • 6.3 million people
    • 8,700 manufacturing plants
    • 9,100 wholesale/distribution centers
    • 14 Fortune 500 company world headquarters
  • A low cost of doing business
  • An available workforce
  • Available training
    • Abundance of universities
    • Apprenticeship programs
    • Workforce assistance
  • Abundant infrastructure
    • Plentiful water, gas and electric
    • Two Class I rail providers and many shortlines
    • 7 water ports with access to both Lake Erie and Ohio River*
    • 5 airports including 2 international*
    • 2 major interstates and 5 state-route highways

* within a 75-mile radius.



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