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Who We Are

In today’s competitive business environment you need partners that are working to help your business succeed. The Massillon Development Foundation is a non-profit economic development corporation that’s mission is to open doors for new businesses and create economic growth and jobs in Western Stark County. Here is what we can bring to your business as it looks for a home to grow or expand.

Where We Are

Massillon, Ohio is located at the intersection of interstate US 30 and SR 21 in Western Stark County. Interstate 77, the prime north coast to the southern United States connection, is less than 7 miles east of the city. The close proximity of the Norfolk Southern and Wheeling Lake Erie Railways, and the Akron Canton and Cleveland Hopkins Airports make it easy to access your customers, fill supply chain needs, and deliver your products. The Massillon area offers quick access to major cities with Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Detroit all within a few hours’ drive of your business. The location also adds the benefits of major city access with low cost of living and production, which gives your business a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Stark County is home to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, world class healthcare, five local universities, low cost utility infrastructure, a skilled workforce, abundant housing options, an excellent K through 12 educational system, and a thriving arts community.

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