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
of employment growth in the past 5 years was in this industry
(Forsyth County 2015-2020)
"Our goal is to be a creator of societal value by contributing to the common good of our communities. We want our presence to make a positive difference because of the way we engage in the community and invest in its future."
“We are in a growing city where new entrepreneurs are not overlooked among the masses. It has been easy to build relationships here, in both the public and private sectors. Winston-Salem is small enough for business owners to make their mark while still offering all the benefits and opportunities of a large city."
"One of the main advantages logistically is that Winston-Salem is located between Atlanta and Washington, DC, so we cover all the area between those major cities."
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