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Greater Akron—Join KNOW on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, for the next Quarterly Luncheon to hear Jen more

Area Business News

Greater Akron—GAR made a grant of $500,000 to the Development Fund of the Western Reserve (“DFWR”), an more

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Entrepreneur Connect
FirstEnergy - White Pond Facility
Summit of Sustainability Awards
Quaker Station
KNOW Quarterly Luncheon
Portage Country Club
Candidate and Elected Officials Reception
Roetzel & Andress
Economic Outlook
Hilton Akron/Fairlawn

Economic Development

The Greater Akron's economic and business climate is ideal for growing businesses. This is the home of more than 21,000 businesses, including more than 150 Fortune 500 companies that have operations in the region.

The region boasts some of the world's leading liquid crystal and polymer research. Over 16,000 polymer industry employees live here, and Greater Akron is the nation's leading manufacturer of plastic processing equipment. Plus, Akron hospitals rank among the 50 best in U.S.

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