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Major Employers


Major Employers in Catawba County

# of Employees Company Name & WebSite Product/Services Phone #

1000 + Employees

Catawba County Schools
www.catawba.k12.nc.us
Education (828) 464-8333

Frye Regional Medical Center
www.fryemedctr.com
Medical Services (828) 315-5000

Comm/Scope
www.commscope.com
Fiber Optic Cable (828) 324-2200

Merchants Distributors (MDI)
Alex Lee, Inc.
www.merchantsdistributors.com
Wholesale Food Distributor (828) 323-4100

Hickory Springs
www.hickorysprings.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 324-2200

Century Furniture
www.centuryfurniture.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 328-1851

Catawba Valley Medical Center
www.catawbavalleymc.org
Medical Services (828) 326-3000

Sherrill Furniture
www.sherrillfurniture.com
Mfg Furniture (828) 322-2640

Catawba County Government
www.co.catawba.nc.us
Government Services (828) 465-8200

500 – 1000 Employees

Shurtape Technologies
www.shurtape.com
Mfg. Pressure Sensitive Tape (828) 304-8500

McCreary Modern
www.mccrearymodern.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 464-6465

Thomasville Industries
www.thomasville.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 345-6225

Pierre Foods
www.pierrefoods.com
Restaurants, Bakeries (828) 459-7626

CT Group
www.ctgrp.com
Transportation & Trucking (828) 459-3200

City of Hickory
www.ci.hickory..nc.us
Governmental (828) 323-7412

International Legwear Group (Ellis)
No Web Site
Mfg. Hosiery (828) 322-1010

Hickory Public Schools
www.hickory.k12.nc.us
Education (828) 322-2855

Moretz, Inc.
www.moretzsports.com
Mfg. Hosiery (828) 464-0751

Ethan Allen, Inc.
www.ethanalleninc.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 428-9361

Garbage Disposal Service
www.republicservicesofnc.com
Garbage Disposal & Recycling (828) 256-2158

Progressive Furniture
www.progressivefurniture.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 459-2151

Vanguard Furniture
www.vanguardfurniture.com
Mfg. Furniture

300-499 Employees

Hanes Industries
www.hanesindustries.com Textiles & Bedding (828) 464-4673

Carolina Mills, Inc.
www.carolinamills.com
Mfg. Textiles (828-428-9911

Getrag Gears
www.getrag-gpg.com
Mfg. Manual Transmissions &
Gears
(828) 428-3711

Lee Industries
www.leeindustries.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 464-8318

Rock-Tenn (was Gulf-States Paper
www.gulf-state.com
Mfg. Paper Products (828) 464-5560

Delta Apparel
www.deltaapparel.com
Mfg. Textiles (828) 428-9921

Duke Power
www.duke-energy.com
Utilities (828 323-8400

Shuford Mills, Inc.
www.shufordmills.com
Mfg. Textiles (828) 328-2131

Lenoir-Rhyne University

www.lr.edu 
Education (828 327-1741

Southern Furniture
www.southernfurniture.net
Mfg. Furniture (828) 464-0311

Catawba Valley Community College
www.cvcc.edu
Education (828) 327-7000

Snyder Paper
www.snyderpaper.com
Wholesalers & Distributors (828) 328-2501

Classic Leather
www.classic-leather.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 328-2046

United Church Homes & Services
www.uchas.org

Retirement Community,
assisted living, nursing home
(828) 464-8264

200-299 Employees

Hickory Business Furniture
www.hbf.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 328-2064

Owens/Corning Vinyl Operations
www.owenscorning.com
Mfg. Vinyl Siding (828) 459-2200

General Dynamics
www.tripointglobal.com
Mfg. Satellite & Wireless
Communications Products
(828) 466-9102

Joan Fabrics
www.joanfabrics.com
Mfg. Textiles (828) 326-4300

Technibilt
www.technibilt.com
Mfg. Wire & Tubing Products
including Shopping Carts
(828) 464-7388

Plastic Packaging
www.ppi-hky.com
Mfg. Plastic Bags & Flexible
Packaging
(828) 328-2466

Sarstedt
www.sarstedt.com
Mfg. Medical & Diagnostic
Products
(828) 465-4000

Draka Comteq
www.drakacomteq
Mfg. Fiber Optic Cable (828) 459-9821

100-199 Employees

Klingspor Abrasices
www.klingspor.com Mfg. Woodworking tools,
supplies & machinery
(828) 322-3030

Hickory Printing Group
www.hickoryprinting.com
Printing/Publishers (828) 465-3431

King Hickory Furniture
www.kinghickory.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 322-6025

CR Lane
www.crlane.com
Mfg. Furniture (828) 328-1831

Carolina Container
www.carolinacontainer.com
Mfg. Shipping Containers (828) 322-3380

Undisclosed Corning Cable
www.corningcablesystems.com
Mfg. Fiber Optic Cable (828) 901-5000