Where Business Meets Opportunity
Uniquely situated at the gateway between Raleigh-Durham and Eastern North Carolina, Nash County offers a broad range of opportunity for growing a business. Over the years, the county has evolved into a manufacturing and pharmaceutical powerhouse, helped in part by its distribution-friendly location at a junction for major highways and railways. The county's location, coupled with its ample framework for commercial and industrial development make it a prime location for economic prosperity and a diversified workforce.
Nash County Data
Nash Community College and partners like RAMP East Advanced Manufacturing Institute are providing a talent development system to meet industry needs in Nash County and Eastern North Carolina. The partnership seeks to increase the number of workers with industry-recognized credentials and provide a pipeline of workers with advanced manufacturing and food processing skills.
Nash County is a Tier One county offering some of the most lucrative incentives in North Carolina.
Nash County is home to several major manufacturing companies and continues to grow as an attractive area for advanced manufacturing. Its two largest employers Pfizer Inc, (2,400) and Cummins Engines (1,800) are among the largest producers of medical devices and diesel engines in the nation.
Infrastructure and Accessibility
Nash County's strong transportation network provide easy access to the Research Triangle area and proximity to all the major markets along I-95 corridor from Boston to New York to Washington, D.C. and Miami.
CSX and Coastal Carolina Rail provide freight services along the East Coast and Amtrak passenger services out of Rocky Mount. The new CSX Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal terminal is perfectly positioned to reach more than five million consumers within a 120-mile radius. Featuring 3 wide-span cranes with a 110,000 container lift capacity, the CSX CCX is located 5 miles from I-95 and 60 miles from Raleigh. Positioned within 30 miles of over 500 acres of county-owned industrial sites, the CSX CCX provides convenient truck access to local and regional markets.