Industry in Central Pennsylvania

Central Pennsylvania has a dynamic and diverse industry base with over 17,000 businesses. Leading industries in the Central Pennsylvania Region are Health Care and Social Services, Retail, Manufacturing, and Accommodation/Food Services. Key manufacturing industry clusters include Metal Manufacturing; Food Processing; Lumber Products; Plastics; Energy and Logistics. 

Top regional employers include Penn State University, State College PA; Geisinger, Danville PA; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Regional; Weis Markets, Regional; Federal Government, Regional; Wal-Mart, Regional; Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College PA; and Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg PA.

Top manufacturing employers include Restek, Bellefonte PA; Ritz-Craft Corporation of Pennsylvania, Mifflinburg PA; Standard Steel, Burnham, PA; Weis Markets, Regional; Con Agra Foods, Milton PA; Wise Foods, Berwick PA; Great Dane, Danville PA; Conestoga Wood Specialties, Beavertown PA; Conestoga Wood Specialties, Bloomsburg PA; and Bolton Metal Products, Bellefonte PA. 

Leading Employers and Industries: 

The Top 50 Employers and Industries list the largest employers and largest industries ranked by number of employees by County.