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The City of Orrville, founded in 1864, is home to roughly 8,300 residents, and for more than 100 years, has built a reputation as a flourishing community with a supportive business climate. Here, major corporations, family businesses, and entrepreneurs can start and grow a business in the midst of strategic U.S. market areas. This long-standing focus on successful enterprises includes several nationally prominent companies such as The J. M. Smucker Company, Inc. (1897), The Smith Dairy Company (1909), Schantz Organ Company (1873), The Will-Burt Company (1918), and The Quality Castings Company, Inc. (1933).

Approximately 20 industries have been operating in Orrville since 1970 or earlier, and new industries continue to call the City home, demonstrating a well-established foundation for business success. Orrville’s companies currently employ more than 4,000 people who live primarily in the City and the surrounding Wayne County area.


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Data prepared by Team NEO