Nash County Key Industries

Key Industries

Food Processing

Nash County has a successful cluster of food processing companies, including companies born locally and internationally. We pride ourselves on this fruitful industry and credit its success in part to ideal location with easy access supply chain resources.

Advanced Manufacturing

As the advanced manufacturing industry continues to grow with the progression of technology, Nash County continues to be a prime location for this innovative field. Our location allows for ease of transportation to receive materials and ship products. Nash Community College offers the Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI), ensuring that there is a talented workforce to fill the positions in this field.

  • Cummins
  • Honeywell
  • Eaton Corp
  • Berry Plastics
  • LS Tractor
  • Draka

Distribution & Logistics

Between our position along the Interstate 95 corridor and intersection of I-95 (North/South) and US Highway 64 (East/West), Nash County is a prime location in Eastern North Carolina for distribution. Several large corporations within the distribution and logistics industry have planted roots in Nash County and benefit from our outstanding transportation assets.

  • Crown LSP
  • McLane Carolina
  • Frozen Food Express (opening soon)

Life Sciences

The Research Triangle Region is one of the largest Life Science hubs in the United States. As a part of the Research Triangle Region, Nash County continues to grow in the life sciences field and is already home to one of the largest sterile injectable facilities in the world (Pfizer). Specialized training is available at Nash Community College to ensure that the plentiful workforce has the skillset to meet the needs of the life science industry.

  • Pfizer
  • Asterra Labs