The Columbus Region represents the future of manufacturing. Alongside longtime industry giants, the next generation of visionary leaders is emerging with new goods and solutions for the modern consumer.

By the Numbers

A strong tradition of manufacturing continues to be one of the driving forces of the Columbus Region’s community and economy.







Manufacturers Build Here

The Columbus Region is home to diverse manufacturing operations that span industries including automotive, electronics, machinery, materials, aerospace, and consumer goods. Some of the world’s largest brands maintain manufacturing facilities in the Columbus Region.

The Talent of Tomorrow

The Columbus Region offers a steady pipeline of young talent, including numerous career and technical training centers that partner with industry players to provide the training and skills that modern manufacturers need. The education system cultivates the talent you need for both your plant floor and engineering office. Through RAMTEC, Columbus Region residents can earn certificates from the nation’s only provider of robotics and advanced manufacturing certifications. And education starts early, with partnerships across the Region that introduce high school students to advanced manufacturing and STEM from an early age.

In the News

Learn more about how people and businesses continue to make an impact in these recent stories from the Columbus Region.

  • February 25, 2021

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Top Employers

Industry: Automotive and Mobility
Location: Marysville, Union County;
Columbus, Franklin County
Company Headquarters: Japan
Industry: Automotive and Mobility
Location: London, Madison County
Company Headquarters: Japan
Industry: Other
Location: Heath, Licking County;
Mount Vernon, Knox County
Industry: Retail
Location: Circleville, Pickaway County
Company Headquarters: Italy
Industry: Information Services and Software
Location: Columbus, Franklin County;
Westerville, Delaware County
Industry: Aerospace and Aviation
Location: Heath, Licking County
Industry: Chemicals
Location: Circleville, Pickaway County
Industry: Automotive and Mobility
Location: Reynoldsburg, Canal Winchester, Franklin County;

Circleville, Pickaway County
Company Headquarters: Japan
Industry: Other
Location: New Albany, Licking County;
Newark, Licking County;
Blacklick, Franklin County
Company Headquarters: Germany

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