Catawba County's industry has seen
numerous positive changes recently. Relocating a business to
Hickory, NC and Catawba County has never been easier, as we’ve
worked over the last five years to find new ways to diversify the
once primarily manufacturing base of the economy. With increased
focus on non-manufacturing industries, enhanced services to existing
industries, and significant recent job announcements, Catawba County
continues to strengthen its position as a regional business leader.
Now is the time to consider relocating
a business to Hickory, NC and Catawba County. Boasting the top
mid-market in North Carolina to locate your company*, Catawba County
is a regional economic leader, the center for a growing variety of
industries, and is already home major companies including:
Corning Cable Systems, LLC
Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company
Century Furniture, LLC
Furniture Industries, Inc.
Getrag Gears of North America
Target Distribution Center
Among the benefits of doing business
in Catawba County, we are the central county of North Carolina’s
fourth largest MSA and home to an educated and skilled workforce of
more than 170,000.
Catawba County’s proximity to major
transportation arteries also makes relocating a business to Hickory,
NC convenient and conducive to travel and/or shipping. Interstate 40
runs east-west through Catawba County, and Interstate 85 is
reachable in approximately 30 minutes via US Highway 321. Interstate
77 is also reachable in 30 minutes via Interstate 40.