Major Employers

Businesses Thrive Here

Cherokee County’s success in attracting corporate investment – by both new and existing companies – is due to a number of factors including a pro-business incentive structure, low property taxes, a highly skilled workforce, world-class infrastructure and an attractive location.

20 Largest Industries in Cherokee County

  • Pilgrim’s Pride; 800 employees; Poultry Processing
  • Chart Industries, Inc.; 552; Stainless Steel Cylinders; BioMedical
  • Inalfa Roof Systems; 268; Advanced Automotive Roofing Systems; Advanced Manufacturing
  • Universal Alloy Corporation; 260; Aluminum Extrusion; Aerospace
  • Piolax Corporation; 250; Automobile Parts; Advanced Manufacturing
  • Belnick, Inc.; 250; Distribution Office Furniture
  • Roytec Industries; 250; Electrical Wire Assemblies
  • Meyn America, Inc.; 225; Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Hydro-Chem; 161; Hydrogen; BioMedical
  • L.A.T. Sportswear, Inc.; 104; Fashion Apparel
  • International Thermocast Corp.;100; Cast & Acrylic Sinks
  • Kirk-Rudy, Inc.; 95; Paper Handling Equipment
  • ERB Industries, Inc.; 95; Safety Equipment & Aprons
  • Schoen Insulation Services, Inc.; 85; Machined Non-Metallic Parts
  • Playnation Play Systems Inc.; 85; Playground Equipment
  • Morrison Products, Inc.; 75; Blower Wheels for A/C Units
  • Pillow Perfect, Inc.; 70; Decorative Pillows & Cushions
  • Awnex, Inc.; 70; Awnings
  • Transtechnik Corporation, Inc.; 65; Electrical Power Boxes
  • Nor-Ral Composite Solutions; 55; Aerospace Composites Manufacturing

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