International Symposium on Flexible Automation
ISFA 2016 ■ August 1 - 3, 2016 ■ Cleveland, Ohio
Hosted by Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland Region

The Cleveland metropolitan area, or Greater Cleveland, is the metropolitan area surrounding the city of Cleveland in Northeast Ohio, United States. According to the 2010 Census, the Cleveland-Elyria Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consists of five counties and has a population of over 2 million people, making Greater Cleveland the 29th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and largest metro entirely in Ohio.


Northeast Ohio is home to more than 37% of Fortune 500 companies, represented through corporate headquars, major divisions, subsidiaries, sales offices, etc. In addition, more than 150 international companies have a presencein the region. As of 2006, Northeast Ohio serves as the corporate headquarters of 25 Fortune 1,000 firms.