Welcome to the City of Painesville, where it all comes together for business. Just 30 miles east of Cleveland and 2.5 miles south of Lake Erie, Painesville is a city that business and industry cannot afford to overlook. The combination of geographic location, business and educational resources, skilled labor force and city-owned sewer, water and electric utilities, make Painesville the perfect business location. Most importantly, Painesville City is home to a progressive and pro-business City Council and City Administration with an eye toward a prosperous future. 


Whether it's a small start up, a 100+ year-old bakery or a Fortune 500 company, Painesville is home to many thriving businesses. Some of our bigger employers include: Avery Dennison, AeroControlex, Mar-Bal Corporation, Guyer Precision, Eckart America, Cintas, Meritec/Ohio Associated Enterprises LLC and all the local county government and court systems.