Newark, Ohio’s 10 Largest Employers

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Newark, Ohio is big on health care, government, insurance, and Fiberglass. Here’s a look at the 10 largest employers in Newark, Ohio.

  1. Licking County Memorial Hospital. In 2009, they employed 1,236 people.
  2. State Farm Insurance. In 2009, 1,100 people were employed.
  3. Owens Corning Corporation. In 2009, 865 people were employed.
  4. Newark City Schools employed 805 people.
  5. Boeing Guidance Repair Center with 603 people employed in 2009.
  6. Anomatic Corporation with 540 people in 2009.
  7. OSU-Newark and Central Ohio Technical College employed 515 in 2009.
  8. City Of Newark employed 495 in 2009.
  9. Englefield Oil employed 495 in 2009.
  10. Arvin Meritor employed 364 in 2009.

It’s good to see that we’re still making things, but we’re very top heavy with business that do not make things and government. It’s a long history, but Newark was founded on making things.  If you want to stake the future on government, you don’t have a problem with the current picture.

The nice thing about this picture is that the ground work is still there for us to rise again. We know how to make an industrial town work. We’re also gaining a 4-lane highway from Columbus to Newark. There are a few small innovative businesses taking off that could fill the empty spaces. In a political season of nothing but false hope and change, there may be real hope lurking.

For smaller businesses, you may want to take note of their website designs. Some of the looks are not that difficult to achieve. Notice the content and the style it is written in too. Take a look at how they market themselves with other websites by finding who links to them and who blogs about them.

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