Target Business Data
Allen County is a business-friendly community offering strategic location, attractive incentives, low operating costs and available workforce.
Allen County is within 600 miles (966 kilometers) of:
61% of the US population
72% of the US purchasing power
70% of North American manufacturing
80% of corporate headquarters
Recognizing the increasing demands of the global marketplace, Allen County offers a world-class business park customized to meet the needs of both international and domestic companies. The 350-acre park offers companies a number of competitive advantages including a 135-acre I-75 fronted Foreign Trade Zone and a 267 acre I-75 and US 65 fronted Industrial Park.
In addition to I-75 (north/south) and US 30 (east/west), Allen County is served by five (5) major state routes: 309, 117, 81, 65 and 66. Both LTL and TL overnight services are provided by major freight companies with several Allen County based carriers providing "just-in-time" movement of production support materials and delivery to customers.
Rail freight service is provided by CSX, Norfolk Southern, Indiana & Ohio-Chicago, Ft. Wayne and Eastern (both Genesee & Wyoming subsidaries) and RJ Corman. These combined Class I Regional and short-line services create an unequaled grid on long-haul transportation options for local businesses. Development sites with rail access are available.
Allen County is served by a regional airport. The Allen County Airport has a fixed base operator, a 5,149 foot lighted runway, Instrument Landing System (ILS), and jet fuel and maintenance service for all types of aircraft. The airport is capable of accommodating aircraft up to the size of a 727 or DC9. Commercial air service is available at Dayton International, Port Columbus and Toledo Express.