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Asbestos Exposure in Canton, OH

The City of Canton is the county seat of Stark County, Ohio. Located in northeastern Ohio on the Nimishillen Creek, Canton has a population of just over 73,000 people. Once a major manufacturing center, Canton in recent years has focused on increasing its service economy. Redevelopment projects in the 30-block downtown area have helped restore historic buildings, including a former Carnegie library, and created a 3-block arts district of studios, shops and galleries. Canton today has a diverse mix of local employers, including Malone University, Belden Brick Company, and poultry producer Park Farms.

Although Canton's date of incorporation as a city is uncertain, it seems that industrial development occurred mainly after the Civil War. In the 19th century, iron and steel production and watchmaking were prominent industries. The Hampden Watch Manufacturing Company and Dueber Watch Case Company employed thousands of workers between the late 19th century and the 1930s. The Timken Roller Bearing Axle Company opened its Canton plant in 1901. Though still headquartered in Canton, Timken has reduced its workforce substantially in recent years. ATM and safemaker Diebold, Inc. began its Canton operations in 1872. Other long-standing Canton firms such as the Hoover Company and LTV Steel (formerly Republic Steel) have closed plants or moved production in the 21st century, contributing to a general manufacturing decline. Retail, healthcare and education have become more prominent as economic sectors, and dairy farming and poultry production are also key industries.

We have identified numerous jobsites in Canton where asbestos exposure has occurred, putting workers at risk for mesothelioma, a cancer of the lungs. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma oncologists located in or near Canton at the bottom of this page. Additionally, asbestos attorneys may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Canton and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Canton

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Canton where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • A.K. Property Corp
  • Acme Wet Wash Laundry
  • Allen School
  • American Electric Power Company
  • American Forge and Machine Company
  • American Roll and Foundry Company
  • American Sheet and Tin Plate
  • Ap Green F B Company of Mich
  • Ap Green F B Company of Ohio
  • Ap Green Refractories Company
  • Apple Creek State Hospital
  • Ashland Oil & Refining Company
  • Aultman Health Services
  • Aultman Hospital
  • Babcock & Wilcox Canton Works
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company
  • Belfonti
  • Bell Stone School
  • Bergr Mbg. Company
  • Bliss Company
  • Bormot Company
  • Brand Plastic
  • Brownflo Sicker & Comb Company
  • Cambridge State Hospital
  • Canton Bearing Plant
  • Canton Casting
  • Canton City Sewage Disposal Plant
  • Canton Die
  • Canton Drop Forging & Manufacturing. Company
  • Canton Electric Company
  • Canton Electric Light and Power Company
  • Canton Forge and Axle Works
  • Canton Forge Plant
  • Canton Hughes Pump Company
  • Canton Laundry and Cleaning Company
  • Canton Light Heat and Power Company
  • Canton Malleable Iron Company
  • Canton Saw Company
  • Canton Screen Plant
  • Canton Sewage
  • Canton South High School
  • Canton Steel Company
  • Canton Steel Foundry Company
  • Carnahan Tin Plate and Sheet Company
  • Carnegie Ill. Steel Corporation
  • Cedar Locust
  • Cedar School
  • Central Alloy Canton
  • Central Alloy Steel Corp
  • Central Catholic High School
  • Cleveland Axle Manufacturing Company
  • Cloverleaf High School
  • Cloverleaf School
  • Columbia Hca Healthcare
  • Columbia Southern Chemical Corporation
  • Columbia Southern Personal Building
  • Crane Company
  • D&H Machine
  • Defense Plant Corp
  • Diamond Crystal Salt
  • Diebold Safe and Lock Company
  • Dover Library
  • Dunlap Hospital
  • East Fairfield Church
  • East Ohio Gas Company
  • Ed Hart Company
  • Edward R. Hart Company
  • Erwine School
  • Evans Savings & Loan
  • Falcon Tin Plate Company
  • Firestone Synthetic Rubber & Latex
  • Firestone Tire & Rubber Company
  • First National Bank
  • First U.P. Church
  • Ford Canton Forge Plant
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Ford-Canton Forge Plant
  • Franklin School
  • Gambrinous Plant.
  • Garaway High School
  • Garfield School
  • General Electric
  • General Motors Corporation
  • General Tire Research
  • Goodyear Aerospace
  • Goodyear Aircraft Company
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Gorell School
  • Grace Evangelical Church
  • Green A P Refractories of Ohio
  • Green Jr High School
  • H. A. Preston School
  • Hammond Acoustical Company
  • Harrison School
  • Hartford Junior High School
  • Helfrich Die Cast
  • Hellenic Cultural Center
  • Hercules Motor Corporation
  • Hess and Clark
  • Holmes East High School
  • Hoover
  • House of Loretta
  • Hupp Corporation
  • Hygienic Dental Job
  • Industrial Fabricating Job
  • Irwin School
  • J M Smucker Company
  • J&L Steel
  • J. C. Penney
  • J.H. Mclain Company
  • Jones and Laughlin Steel Company
  • Kent State University
  • Knight Tire and Rubber Company
  • Lawson Dairy
  • Lima State Hospital
  • Lincoln School
  • Linde Air Products Company
  • Longcoy Elementary School
  • Ltv Republic Steel
  • Ltv Sheet and Tube
  • Mansfield Hospital
  • Marathon Ohio
  • Masonic Temple
  • Medical Center Association. Ltd
  • Merchants Heat Light and Power Company
  • Mt. Union College
  • New Philadelphia School
  • Northern Ohio Traction and Light Company
  • Ohio Bell Stow
  • Ohio Power Company
  • Ohio Products
  • Ohio Tar & Asphalt
  • Old Trial School
  • Orville Municipal Light
  • Osnaburg Township School
  • Phipps A J Company
  • Pinegrove Twp School
  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
  • Poor & Company
  • Quaker Oats Company
  • Reiter Corporation
  • Renkert Building
  • Replublic Steel Corporation
  • Republic Stamping and Enameling Company
  • Republic Stamping and Enamelling Company
  • Republic Steel Corporation
  • Republic Technologies
  • Reynolds Memorial Hospital
  • Roll Machine Works
  • Roosevelt School
  • Rubber Main Job
  • Rubbermaid
  • Sebring Tire
  • Seiberling Rubber
  • Springfield Manufacturing.
  • St. Francis Convent
  • St. Joseph Hospice
  • St. Joseph School Addition
  • St. Thomas Aquinas High School
  • St. Thomas Hospital
  • Stark County Jail
  • Stark Rolling Mill Company
  • Stark School
  • Steam Vanadium Corporation
  • Superior Dairy Company
  • Superior Sheet Steel
  • The Timken Corporation
  • Timken "Gambrinus" Bearing Plant
  • Timken Company
  • Timken Mercy Hospital
  • Timken Mercy Medical Center
  • Timken Products
  • Timken Roller Bearing Company
  • Timken Steel Harrison Plant
  • Tri Way School
  • Tuscarawas Valley High School
  • Twinsburg Pumping Station Heating
  • U.S. Naval Ordnance Plant
  • U.S. Steel Corporation
  • U.S. Steel Roll & Mach.
  • Union Metal
  • United Alloy Steel Corp
  • United Engineering
  • United Furnace Company
  • United States Post Office Job
  • United Steel Company
  • Valley Job
  • Wallace & Tiernan Inc.
  • Washington High School
  • Wean United
  • Westinghouse
  • Wheeling Hospital Job
  • Whitman and Barnes Manufacturing Company
  • Wilson Rubber Company
  • Wooster College
  • Wooster Municipal Building
  • Wright Wrench and Forging Company
  • Wright Wrench Manufacturing Company
  • Y.M.C.A.

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Canton, Ohio

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Canton, Ohio. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


5150 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Distance: 80.3 miles


5115 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Distance: 80.3 miles


11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Distance: 49.6 miles


2010 East 90th Street
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 50.4 miles


667 Eastland Avenue South East
Warren, OH 44484

Distance: 44.5 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Canton, Ohio

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Canton, Ohio. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Nathan Pennell
The Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail Code R30
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 50.4 miles

Dr. James Stevenson
Cleveland Clinic/Taussig Cancer Institute
Mail Code R35
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 50.4 miles

Dr. Rodney J. Landreneau
Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center of UPMC Cancer Centers
5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 715
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Distance: 72.5 miles

Dr. James D. Luketich
Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center of UPMC Cancer Centers
200 Lothrop Street, Suite C-800
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Distance: 79.3 miles

Dr. David Bartlett
Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center of UPMC Cancer Centers
5115 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Distance: 80.3 miles

Dr. James Pingpank
Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center of UPMC Cancer Centers
Hillman Cancer Center
5115 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Distance: 80.3 miles

Dr. Neil A. Christie
Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center of UPMC Cancer Centers
5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 715
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Distance: 80.3 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Canton, Ohio

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Ohio, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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