Why Cleveland?

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ASM Headquarters

ASM INTERNATIONAL WORLD HEADQUARTERS

ASM International is the world’s largest association of materials-centric engineers and scientists. We are dedicated to informing, educating, and connecting the materials community to solve problems and stimulate innovation around the world. Built on a 45-acre campus known as Materials Park, the “Dome” is located 20 miles east of Cleveland. ASM International World Headquarters at Materials Park symbolizes humanity’s technological mastery of materials. 

METAL PRODUCTION & FABRICATION INDUSTRY

Northeast Ohio is a leading center for steel and metals production and accounts for 10% of overall U.S. output, with integrated mills and mini-mills producing sheet, bar and tubing, as well as more than 3,000 fabricated metal product and machinery manufacturing companies. Northeast Ohio has 200% more employment in Metal Production & Fabrication than the national average. 

 

EFFICIENT & COST-EFFECTIVE

Businesses find that it costs less to do business in Cleveland than in most other major U.S. cities. Ohio is among the top three states for favorable business tax rates on new investments. Cleveland’s strategic location and proximity to major markets reduces shipping time and rates to make it a cost-efficient alternative to many other regions.

 

GETTING HERE IS EASY

Cleveland sits within a 500-mile radius of nearly half of the U.S. population - only six hours from similarly awesome cities like Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is 12 miles from downtown and offers an abundance of nonstop flights around the country and internationally via all major carriers. Located just 50 miles east of Cleveland, Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) boasts the lowest average airfares in the state of Ohio.

HEALTH-TECH CORRIDOR

The heart of Cleveland, the Health-Tech Corridor is a three-mile thoroughfare that houses more than 170 biomedical, healthcare, and technology companies that take advantage of close proximity to healthcare institutions, including Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals, business incubators, and academic centers, including Case Western Reserve University.

 

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, AND ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

700+ Biomedical Companies

230,000 Health-Care and Bioscience Professionals Employed

$5.6 Billion Biomedical Industry

$5.6 Billion Attracted by bioscience and health-care IT entrepeneurs since 2001

$29 Billion Value of exports in 2014 from the regions 18 counties

19 Fortune 1,000 companies headquarted in the area

92% Increase on manaufacturing productivity from 1990-2015

500,000 sq ft Healthcare Corridor

34 of 50 Cleveland’s Ranking on a list of the most entrepenuer-friendly cities in the world.

16,939 Manufacturing Jobs added between 2010 and 2012