From Site Selection Magazine:
Globally competitive manufacturers find the right mix for success in Central Ohio.
Nearly 1,800 manufacturers in the Columbus area contribute $9.1 billion annually to regional economic output. Within the 11-county region, the manufacturing sector employs nearly 80,000 workers.
The largest manufacturing employers in the region include Honda of America (10,200 workers), Whirlpool Corp. (3,066), Abbott Nutrition (2,200) and Emerson Network Power (2,000).