The state includes many historically strong industries, such as banking and insurance, which accounts for 8% of the gross state product, motor vehicle manufacturing, research and development, and steel production, accounting for 14-17% of the nation's raw output.
More traditional industries include agriculture, employing one out of seven Ohioans, and new and developing sectors include bioscience, green, information, and food processing industries.
The Air Force estimates that Wright-Patterson’s annual economic impact on the Dayton region is .1 billion.
GE Aviation, headquartered in Evendale, is a major manufacturer of aircraft engines globally.
The overall economic impact of the bioscience industry in Ohio, including healthcare, amounted to 8.2 billion in 2007, representing 15.7% of Ohio's economic output.
Biotech research and development employs directly 12,415 residents, while agricultural bioscience contributed the largest economic impact, at .7 billion.
Makino's Global Titanium Research and Development Center is located in Mason.
Nextant Aerospace has manufacturing facilities at the Cuyahoga County Airport.