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Business Statistics

International

Foreign-owned companies enrich our business community and cultural amenities. We have identified at least 25 international companies that have a presence in Cabarrus County that represent 11 countries.

Country Number of Companies in Cabarrus County
Germany 5
Canada 4
England 3
Japan 3
France 2
Italy
Switzerland
Brazil
Ireland 
Mexico 1
Sweden 1

Major Employers

The following information depicts the major employers in Cabarrus County.

Company Employees
Atrium Health 4,259
Amazon (Concord + Kannapolis) 2,350
S&D Coffee and Tea 1,239
Speedway Motorsports Inc. 1,000
Shoe Show 1,000
Corning, Inc. 650
ACN 600
Hendrick Motorsports 600
Great Wolf Lodge & Resort 500
Sysco 500
DNP IMS 350
Perdue Farms 350
Roush Fenway Racing 330
Legrand/Pass & Seymour 300
Stanley Black & Decker 300

List excludes governmental jobs and school system jobs
Updated August 2017

Recent Projects

Company Type Jobs Created Investment

Reynolds Group Holdings
(Reynolds Consumer Products)
A New Zealand-based packaging company that supplies consumer food- and beverage-packaging supplies. It is best known for its Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil.

New Unknown Unknown

General Motors
The Concord Technical Center will focus on performance and racing in the Charlotte region. The facility expands GM's performance and racing capabilities, with a focus on transferring knowledge and resources from the racing programs to core vehicle engineering. The goal for the Technical Center is to eventually house future technology and engineering development capabilities.

New Unknown Unknown

Brooks Equipment
Leading business-to-business supplier for the fire safety equipment industry.

New 30 $1,000,000

Pultron Composites/Mateenbar
A leading global industrial technology company specializing in the development and manufacture of high-performance fiber-reinforced polymer composites using the pultrusion process.

New 108 $5,000,000

Ford Performance Racing School
Provides instruction in high-performance driving to drivers of all levels. They selected Charlotte Motor Speedway to be headquarters for its new east venue to better serve performance vehicle owners and driving enthusiasts east of the Mississippi River.

New 41 $4,000,000
Carvana
An online used car retailer and technology business. The Concord location will be an inspection and recommissioning facility. Production includes an inspection and certification process and reconditioning of its vehicles. Post production, vehicles are distributed to buyers across the US. 
New 304 $35,000,000
Hydromer
Leading developer of polymer-based products in the medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets, as well as cosmetics, personal care and other industries.
New 33 $1-2 Million
Ascendum Machinery
Provides sales and support for Volvo heavy equipment.
New 40 N/A
SafeWaze
SafeWaze manufactures fall protection equipment, serving the construction, industrial, solar, wind, tower, energy and general safety industries.
Expansion 36 $1,500,000
SL Goodman Rd. LLC
Industrial Speculative Development
New N/A $20,000,000
Fortius-Richardson LLC
Industrial Speculative Development
Two new industrial spec buildings - Meadows Corporate Park
New N/A $9,900,000
Griffin Industrial Realty
Industrial Speculative Development
Two new industrial spec buildings - Carolina Tradeport
New N/A $12,800,000
Highgate Construction Company
Highgate serves the Carolinas as a full service masonry and concrete contractor providing installation of brick, concrete block, pavers, stone, rock, precast, concrete slabs, driveways as well as stamped decorative concrete.
New 30 $4,000,000
iFLY Indoor Skydiving
iFLY is the experiential entertainment company that created modern indoor skydiving.
New 26 $10,000,000
 
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