Economic Development - Business and Industry


The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce is a leading force in Economic Development throughout Southeastern Ohio and the entire Mid-Ohio Valley.

 

Through the Chamber staff and our Economic Development sub-committee of the Board of Directors, the Chamber works in partnership with member business, local government and economic development agencies, industry associations and other organizations to gather, organize and articulate quality information about our area, its resources and opportunities.

 

In collaboration with other Economic Development agencies, we are working to improve and sustain an economic framework for the people of the Mid-Ohio Valley to

  • retain and expand existing businesses

  • attract new businesses

  • expand exporting and trade

  • develop resources for financing, workforce training and optimization of land and facilities

  • establish and maximize peer-to-peer business opportunities among all Chamber members and our friends in neighboring counties throughout our region.

If you need assistance with business development, regardless of your business size, or if you want to start-up or relocate a business to Mid-Ohio Valley area, please contact the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce in confidence for assistance.

   

Washington County - Top Employers as of July  2012 

Marietta Memorial Hospital - 2,300

Pioneer Pipe - 500
Thermo Fisher - 500

Kraton Polymers - 428
Marietta College - 394
Wal-Mart - 394
Peoples Bank - 259
Solvay Advanced Polymers - 255

RJF International - 241
Washington State Community College - 200
Eramet - 210

The Riverview Building
100 Front Street
Marietta, Ohio 45750
(740) 373-5176