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Polymers and Materials in Cleveland Plus
Home to nearly 1,000 polymer and materials companies, the Cleveland Plus region is an ideal environment for chemical, plastics and polymer operations. The steady growth of the Cleveland Plus region’s polymer, chemical and plastics products cluster is taking on positive new momentum as companies discover the advantages of establishing their operations near the Utica and Marcellus Shale play. In short, high concentrations of Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) in Northeast Ohio provide an abundant supply of low-cost feedstock.
The region’s strength across the entire value chain – from extraction to processing and manufacturing to distribution – is clear, as polymer and materials companies benefit from access to markets, customers, innovation and a skilled, knowledgeable workforce. Businesses have all the resources they need to thrive in their established markets and expand into new ones.
- 42 Major Colleges and Universities from Northeast Ohio awarded 6,500 degrees and certificates in 2016 to support the polymer and materials industry.
- 1,500+ Bachelor’s and 700+ Advanced Engineering and Engineering Techs Degrees
- 375+ Bachelor’s and 290+ Advanced Chemistry, Materials & Polymers Degrees