Wayne County records yet another Top 10 finish! The area was recently recognized as the 2nd ranked U.S. micropolitan for new business growth according to Site Selection magazine. For 13 consecutive years the Wooster/Wayne County Micro has contended for or achieved the title of highest performing micropolitan.
Wayne County's consistent performance is fueled by a vibrant, international business community. Conveniently nestled between Cleveland and Columbus, area businesses have come to realize the advantages of a small town location including a cost-competitive, skilled workforce and a collaborative, pro-business governance. Companies like The J.M. Smucker Company, The Schaeffler Group, Worthington Industries, Daisy Brand and PepsiCo, have chosen Wayne County for its ease of access to major U.S. and international markets, its leading education and research institutions and its below average business and living costs.
Take a closer look at what our dynamic global business community has to offer in our Wayne County Executive Overview.