Facts & Stats
Fortune 500 companies call the Greater Akron area home
With more than 150 Fortune 500 companies, the three-county Greater Akron region is a magnet for jobs and investment in Northeastern Ohio. Known for its tire and rubber heritage, Akron's top industries include manufacturing, health care, bioscience, and polymer and liquid crystal development. Akron offers world-class research centers at the University of Akron and Kent State University, and quality-of-life attractions such as the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and access to pro sports.