The City of Mentor is a manufacturing leader in the state of Ohio with a strong concentration of research and development, engineering, and metalworking firms serving the advanced manufacturing, aerospace, polymer, and biomedical industry clusters. Nearly 300 manufacturers have chosen Mentor as their home.


A Strategic Location Where Global Companies Succeed

  • Direct access to multiple major interstate highways, two railways, one international and several general aviation airports
  • 30 kilometers from major deepwater port in Cleveland, Ohio with direct rail connection
  • Located within 800 kilometers of 50% of the US population
  • Direct access to NAFTA Trade Partners
  • Available Foreign Trade Zone designation
  • Significant monetary incentives for direct investment and job creation
  • Attractive and safe community on shores of Lake Erie consistently voted as one of the “Best Places to Live in America”

We invite you to learn more about what Mentor has to offer.



  • ACO Polymer
  • Avery Dennison
  • Buyers Products
  • Eye Lighting International
  • Frantz Medical Group
  • Fredon Corporation
  • Henkel Corporation
  • Lincoln Electric
  • NHVS International
  • Orbis Corporation
  • Parker Hannifin
  • PCC Airfoils
  • PolyChem
  • Roll-Kraft Corporation
  • Royal Plastics
  • STERIS Corporation
  • The Rogers Company
  • US Endoscopy
  • Volk Optical
  • Wiseco Piston
  • W.S. Tyler
  • A. Schulman
  • Aleris International Inc.
  • Applied Industrial Technologies
  • Cliffs Natural Resources
  • Diebold Corp.
  • Eaton Corporation
  • FirstEnergy Corporation
  • Hyster-Yale Materials
  • J. M. Smucker Company, The
  • KeyCorp
  • Lincoln Electric
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • PolyOne Corp.
  • Progressive Insurance
  • RPM International, Inc.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Timken Company, The
  • Travel Centers of America