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TOP 25 LARGEST EMPLOYERS IN OTTAWA COUNTY

Ottawa County is a prime location for businesses in manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, warehousing, transportation, retail, agriculture, and many others.

Davis Besse Nuclear Power Plant

Location: Oak Harbor, Ohio
Employees: 700
Description: Producer of approximately 40% of the total power consumed by the north-western region of Ohio.

Materion Brush, Inc.

Location: Elmore, Ohio
Employees: 647
Description: Leading supplier of high performance engineered materials that today’s leading edge manufacturers demand.

Magruder Hospital

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 414
Description: Critical access hospital that is technologically advanced, and provides quality and compassionate medical care and treatment.

United States Gypsum Company

Location: Gypsum, Ohio
Employees: 225
Description: Largest manufacturer of gypsum-based building products for the construction and remodeling industries in the U.S.

Bassett’s Market

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 168
Description: Premier independent grocer, and features hard to find specialty and gourmet goods.

Fenner Dunlop

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 155
Description: Largest manufacturer of conveyor belting for mining and industrial applications.

ACPO, Ltd.

Location: Oak Harbor, Ohio
Employees: 150
Description: Manufactures self-wound pressure sensitive roll label films to the label printing and flexible packaging industries

Custom Glass Solutions by Guardian

Location: Millbury, Ohio
Employees: 145
Description: Leading producer of large format, laminated glass in North America, as well as enhancing vehicle safety.

Northern Manufacturing

Location: Oak Harbor, Ohio
Employees: 140
Description: Sheet metal fabrication company specializing in stainless steel fabrications and custom molds.

Signature Label

Location: Oak Harbor, Ohio
Employees: 65
Description: Quality supplier of direct screen printing and pressure sensitive label application on plastic and glass.

Riverside Machine & Automation, Inc.

Location: Genoa, Ohio
Employees: 62
Description: Machining company specializing in machining and automation of high quality components for various industries nationwide.

Biro Manufacturing

Location: Marblehead, Ohio
Employees: 60
Description: Manufactures food-processing machines, including meat saws, tenderizers, horizontal slicers, and other meat processing machinery.

Otterbein

Location: Marblehead, Ohio
Employees: 60
Description: Resort-style retirement living, including independent living homes and apartments, assisted living, and skilled nursing care. 

Graymont Dolime

Location: Genoa, Ohio
Employees: 53
Description: Producer of quicklime and hydrated lime for plastering applications.

ARES, Inc.

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 45
Description: Manufacturer of fire control and turret systems, small arms, automatic cannons and industrial machinery.

C. Nelson Manufacturing

Location: Oak Harbor, Ohio
Employees: 45
Description: Manufactures ice cream cabinets, ice cream carts and related equipment.

Machining Technologies

Location: Elmore, Ohio
Employees: 45
Description: Specializes in the precision grinding of tungsten carbide wear materials covering a wide variety of industries. 

Martin Industries

Location: Elmore, Ohio
Employees: 30
Description: Manufactures hard rubber, molded rubber products, and mechanical rubber goods.

Catawba Island Club

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 29
Description: A prestigious private club located on Lake Erie’s Ohio Shore.

Bay Point Resort & Marina

Location: Marblehead, Ohio
Employees: 25
Description: A 227+-acre community on the scenic shores of Lake Erie.

Ken Gill Construction

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 23
Description: Specializes in dredging, sea walls, pipe piling, site excavation/utilities, and more.

Tiger Material Handling

Location: Clay Center, Ohio
Employees: 22
Description: Manufactures overhead handling products to a wide range of industries.

D & G Focht Construction

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 16
Description: Specializes in commercial, institutional or industrial, renovation or expansion, or new construction.

Port Clinton Manufacturing

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 16
Description: Supplier to large diesel engine and other industrial equipment manufacturers.

Ohler & Holzhauer

Location: Port Clinton, Ohio
Employees: 13
Description: Specializes in plumbing, heating and cooling or air quality services.