Stakes Manufacturing to Expand in Eastlake

Print-on-demand company plans to add 400 new positions as company grows

Stakes Manufacturing, a digital print-on-demand (POD) company specializing in the printing and fulfillment of premium apparel for the sports, entertainment, and retail markets, is expanding in Eastlake to meet the just-in-time demands of the rapidly expanding e-commerce industry. With plans to add 400 new jobs and 80,000 square feet of space, the company will increase production and fulfillment activities to take advantage of Northeast Ohio’s talent, supply chain, and market access.

“We are very excited for the opportunity to continue to grow our business in the Northeast Ohio area. The area’s talent, resources, and spirit of innovation is what continues to drive the productivity and growth of our business,” said Stakes Manufacturing CEO, Vincent Bartozzi.

An economic team including the city of Eastlake, the Ohio Development Services Agency, JobsOhio and Team NEO is working closely with Stakes management to ensure a smooth, successful expansion and successful recruitment efforts.

“The  city of Eastlake appreciates Stakes Manufacturing’s ongoing investment here and their continued growth,” said Mayor Dennis Morley. “We look forward to working with them as a great community partner in our city.”

“Like so many innovative manufacturers, Stakes Manufacturing looks at Northeast Ohio and sees significant, long-term growth potential for their company,” added Team NEO CEO Bill Koehler. “Manufacturing accounts for 20 percent of Northeast Ohio’s gross domestic product, and for good reason. Our region offers a supportive business environment, logistical and supply chain efficiencies, and a skilled, committed workforce. We join our local partners, along with ODSA and JobsOhio, in championing Stakes Manufacturing’s ongoing success.”

About Stakes Manufacturing, LLC

Stakes MFG is a people driven, technology focused, full-service Print on Demand company based in Northeast Ohio. Stakes MFG is a white label solution that provides companies with premium printed apparel products and fulfillment services direct to their customers. We invest heavily in our people, state-of-the-art printing equipment, and a proprietary technology solution, in order to provide our clients with the world’s leading enterprise Print on Demand platform. The passion of our personnel and our company culture are the driving forces in building and cultivating strategic partnerships with our clients. Stakes is partnered with the biggest names in sports, entertainment, and retail. Stakes MFG is Print on Demand trusted by the Pros.

About Team NEO

Team NEO is a private, nonprofit economic development organization accelerating business growth and job creation throughout the 18 counties of Northeast Ohio. As the designated JobsOhio Network Partner, we align and amplify local economic development efforts in Northeast Ohio’s 18-county region; we conduct research and data analysis to inform local conversations and influence solutions; we market Northeast Ohio as a region; and we work to increase access to jobs, education and training for the region’s 4.3 million people. For more information, visit

About JobsOhio

JobsOhio is a private nonprofit economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion. The organization also works to seed talent production in its targeted industries and to attract talent to Ohio through Find Your Ohio. JobsOhio works with six regional partners across Ohio: Dayton Development Coalition, Ohio Southeast Economic Development, One Columbus, REDI Cincinnati, Regional Growth Partnership and Team NEO. Learn more at Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.