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Ohio is a midwestern U.S. state stretching from the Ohio River and Appalachian Mountains in the south to Lake Erie in the north. On the shores of the lake is the city of Cleveland, site of the Cleveland Museum of Art and its renowned collection of European paintings and especially Asian art. Cleveland is also home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and close to expansive Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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Ohio State.
Population: 11,614,373.
State Capital: Columbus.
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Ohio state is located at the northeastern part of the Midwest region. Lake Erie is located to Ohio's north, Kentucky and West Virginia to the south and south east, Pennsylvania on the east, Michigan on the northwest and Indiana on the west.

In terms of geographical area, Ohio state ranks 35th among the 50 states. Ohio is one of the smallest states west of the Appalachian Mountains. However despite it's relatively small land area, Ohio is one of the top US states in terms of population. During the early history, Ohio's capital was in Chillicothe and Zanesville. The state capital Columbus was established in 1816. The name Ohio comes from the Ohio River, whose name means "great water" in Iroquoian.

Ohio was the first state to be carved from the Northwest Territory and on 1st March 1803, Ohio became the 17th member of the union. In many areas, Ohio reflects the industrialized, urbanized and ethnically mixed United States that developed over time from the agrarian period. The way of life in Ohio is representative of the country as a whole so much that Ohio is often used as a test bed for ideas, attitudes and commercial products.

Historically, Ohio is the birth place or residence of 8 United States presidents: William H. Harrison, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William H. Taft, and Warren G. Harding.

Key to Ohio's economic growth is its strategic location in the heart of the Midwest and the Eastern Seaboard. The lack of natural barriers to the movement made it an ideal corridor for west-east travel.

At the same time, Ohio state lies in the middle of US' old industrial belt with easy and quick access to raw materials and labor as well as access to the markets of the East, Midwest, and South of the United States.

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The Main Cities in Ohio
Below are the largest cities in the state of Ohio and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:

1. Columbus - 787,033
2. Cleveland - 396,815
3. Cincinnati - 296,943
4. Toledo - 287,208
5. Akron - 199,110
6. Dayton - 141,527
7. Parma - 81,601
8. Canton - 73,007
9. Youngstown - 66,982
10. Lorain - 64,097

Famous Landmarks in Ohio

Below are some of Ohio’s most visited landmarks:

-From handwritten Jimi Hendrix lyrics to John Lennon's Sgt Pepper suit and a pair of Ray Charles' sunglasses, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum pays tribute to rock and roll's most legendary artists and producers in the form of 150,000 square feet of memorabilia.

Tallest Buildings in Ohio

Below are the tallest buildings in Ohio:

-The Key Tower in Cleveland, Ohio is the tallest building in the state and the 23rd tallest in the US. Built in 1991, it is 57 floors and 947 feet tall and contains 1.5 million square feet of office space.

1. Key Tower (57 stories; 947 feet)
2. Terminal Tower (52 stories; 771 feet)
3. Great American Tower at Queen City Square (41 stories; 660 feet)
4. 200 Public Square (45 stories; 658 feet)
5. Rhodes State Office Tower (45 stories; 629 feet)
6. Carew Tower (49 stories; 574 feet)
7. LeVeque Tower (49 stories; 555 feet)
8. William Green Building (33 stories; 530 feet)
9. Tower at Erieview (40 stories; 529 feet)
10. Huntington Center (37 stories; 512 feet)


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With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and color, our engaging designs in gratings complement the vision of international architects and designers.

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Stone Aesthetics

Stone Aesthetics

Our channel driveway drain grates are created from 95% natural aggregates and advanced hybrid polymers, Jonite architectural grates provide a finish which is both luxurious and natural to the touch.

Durability

Durability

The unique material properties of Jonite driveway drain grating products which prevent rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Slip Resistant

Slip Resistant

Rough and natural matte surface enables tremendous slip resistance which is tested by international classifications. This provides a much-needed and unparalleled safety feature for schools and hospitals.

Customisation

Customization

As designers and innovators, the last thing we want to do is stifle creativity. We believe that if you can envision it, we can create it, and with Jonite’s custom-made designs adding new dimensions to your vision, the possibilities are endless.

High Mechanical Properties

High Mechanical Properties

Jonite stone products have high mechanical properties such as high flexural strength, compressive strength, impact strength, low water absorption & low heat absorption. These impressive stats add to the overall quality and longevity of its products.

Unlimited Colours

Unlimited Colors

Jonite is available in a wide range of standard colors. More specialized colors are possible with unlimited color customization which allows Jonite to be calibrated to almost any hue or shade desired.

Strength

Strength

Reinforced with specially treated steel frames, the strength of Jonite grates are world acclaimed. Having coined the word 'stone(reinforced)' for the last two decades, Jonite gratings are compliant to international load standards.

Theft Resistant

Theft Resistant

Conventional steel and cast iron grates and castings are highly susceptible to theft due to rising scrap value worldwide. Jonite hardscape products, however, do not pose any value for scrap due to their stone material integrity.

Jonite Ohio Stone (reinforced) Channel Drain Grates (Trench Drain Grates) - Our channel drain gratings (trench drain grates) have redefined the role of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, drainage gratings have moved beyond being merely functional into the realm of design elements.

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The unique material properties of Jonite channel driveway drain grate products which prevents rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications. > More information on our channel grates here.
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Our Jonite Ohio Creative Grates (drain covers) inspire originality on a different level. A variety of more creative designs in creative gratings have also been created for enhanced sensibilities.

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Jonite creative grates come in four categories: Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. Our comprehensive range offers a multitude of themes and designs for architects to choose from. > More information on our creative grates here.
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Jonite created the world's first stone homogenous floor trap (floor drain grate, floor drain cover), achieving desired spontaneity with functional designs. Our aim is to continue designing floor traps that blend seamlessly into any flooring in Ohio.

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Jonite floor traps are engineered to fulfill crucial functions while remaining an integral component of the structural floor. > More information on our floor traps here.
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Swimming pools are no longer seen just as an amenity; today they are part of an enticing landscape. With its naturally good looks and suitability superior to natural granite, Jonite makes for the perfect swimming pool grates (swimming pool drain covers) in Ohio.

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The small elliptical holes of BabyPebbles and thin slit slots of ChiseledRain eliminate the danger of toddlers catching their toes in the grating. > More information on our swimming pool grates here.
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Jonite brings you the first collection of Banco Series Street Benches (Outdoor Street Furniture) for nature parks and open spaces in Ohio. An exciting new concept in street furniture by attempting to eliminate the perception of conventional bulky and heavy stone furniture.

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The utilization of ready-made standard or customized components in fully knock-down or pre-assembled system maintains its sturdy stone structure while justifying cost effectiveness of its class. > More information on our street furniture here.
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Jonite Sump Covers (storm drain covers) are designed to be used on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage as well as kerb-side drainage in Ohio. With load applications similar to channel grates, Jonite Sump Covers offer style, security and functionality.

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Jonite Sump Covers come in a wide range of standard sizes that can be assembled with the addition of Jonite splines to form huge covers, giving you cost effectiveness and sustainability. > More information on our sump covers here.
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Jonite Toilet Grates (Shower Floor Drain Gratings) have redefined the way public toilets are seen in Ohio. With natural stone textures and contemporary designs, Jonite has truly transformed the entire landscape of a toilet with our unique toilet gratings.

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Jonite toilet grates are beautifully crafted and created to serve a specific need of dispersing excess and unwanted liquids in public toilets. > More information on our toilet grates here.
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Our tree gratings are available in a variety of designs, shapes, and sizes, Jonite Tree Grates effortlessly integrate into the cityscape, providing space for trees to grow and develop in Ohio.

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Approved by the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA), Jonites Tree Grates are certified ADA compliant and wheelchair friendly. This makes our tree grates popular in hospitals, clinics, and residential areas. > More information on our tree grates here.
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Jonite USA Decorative Grates come in a variety of modern, ornate or nature-inspired designs which are mostly ADA compliant in Ohio.

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All Jonite USA Decorative Trench Grates have adjoining patterns designed to seamlessly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also designed to comply with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards. > More information on our decorative grates here.
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Jonite Ventilation Grilles Ohio - Flexibility and strength of material provide designers freedom to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles vertically or horizontally.

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Created from the same natural aggregates used to create their existing line of hardscape products, Jonite's latest product was born from the industry's unquenchable thirst for exciting new materials. > More information on our ventilation grilles here.
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Designs on Jonite products (custom drain covers & gratings) can be tailor-made to suit any application for any environment, empowering architects to make bold and imaginative statements in Ohio.

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Customisable panels easily integrated into hardscape design to create original benches or seatings. > More information on our custom grating products here.
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