A Hub for Company Headquarters

Winston-Salem is home to some of the biggest names in business. Hanesbrands, Reynolds American, Inmar and Garner Foods are headquartered here, while financial services companies like Truist and Wells Fargo have major operations here. This city continues to attract companies of all industries and sizes thanks to its central location, access to half of the US population within 650 miles, educated workforce and ecosystem of innovation. Collins Aerospace, Caterpillar, Cook Medical, Corning, Deere-Hitachi and scores of other advanced manufacturers thrive in Forsyth County, along with healthcare giants Novant Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health. Brands like Krispy Kreme and Texas Pete also got their start here.

Facts & Rankings


Employed in Forsyth County

(Professional/Technical Services)



of employment growth in the past 5 years was in this industry

(Forsyth County 2015-2020)

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