Ada's pro-business environment means access to unique local incentives and numerous training programs. Ada is also centrally located to serve a global business community, and has ample quality labor with a variety of skills. The low cost of living makes doing business in Ada cost effective. Few other communities compare to Ada, Oklahoma. We are home to one of the largest and most progressive Native American tribes, a 4-year university, an US EPA research facility, formerly a New York Stock Exchange listed community, and numerous other growing and entrepreneurial businesses. Ada provides big city amenities in a hometown atmosphere, making our community ideal. The Chickasaw Nation, Legal Shield (Formerly Pre-Paid Legal), Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training, East Central University, Apex Composites, Mach Speed Technologies , General Aviation Modifications Inc., GLOBE Manufacturing, Flex-N-Gate, Holcim Cement, iQor, Tornado Alley Turbo Inc., Dart Container, and the US Environmental Protection Agency have all discovered that Ada is the ideal business location. Ada was also named one of the Top 100 Small Business Locations in the South by Southern Business and Development.