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About Morris County

Morris County, founded in 1739, has a diverse economy with $50 billion in GRP and is a highly desirable place to live. Morris County is where groundbreaking research is being done in the life sciences and aerospace and defense industry, where manufacturing thrives and the technology sector is growing, and where award winning healthcare is being delivered… where you can find award winning schools … and where you can enjoy a diversity of cuisine at the many restaurants and breweries, experience visual and performance art and trending nightlife, visit working farms, walkable downtowns, and historic sites. Morris County – where the revolution continues!

Quick Data

10

Forbes magazine

Best county in the USA to live in.

1422

Forbes magazine

Business start-ups in Morris County

19

Fortune magazine

Number of Fortune 500 Companies

30

Google

Average commute time, in minutes, to NYC.

11

Navian

Colleges and Universities

Target Industries

financial services
manufacturing
aerospace and defense
technology
pharmaceuticals
transportation

What Morris County Businesses Have to Say

“Our location in Morris County affords us all the advantages of being in the New York Tri-State area, including ready access to world-class companies and talent. With tranquil surroundings, benign commutes and a supportive work environment, we have much to be thankful for.”

Dan Neugroschl, CEO, Chiral Photonics, Inc.

“Morris County, home of Holland Manufacturing Company for nearly 60 years, is a great location with access to very competitive truck/freight rates. Morris County is close to ports for export shipments and it provides good rail service”

Jack Holland, Founder, Holland Manufacturing Company

“As a core value for BASF, diversity is ingrained in our daily business objectives. Our Morris County location supports this focus with diversity of culture, environment, and access to a pipeline of talented individuals whose background and experiences contribute to our innovation.”

Robin Rotenberg, VP and Chief Communications Officer, BASF

“Morris County is a great place to live and work. Being able to recruit from a large base of highly educated and hard-working people makes Morris county a natural for our company headquarters. Not to mention easy access to 3 major airports and Manhattan.”

Doug Canfield, President, Canfield Scientific, Inc.

“Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, is proud to celebrate 125 years in Morris County. Atlantic Health System is the second-largest employer in Morris County. Morristown Medical Center has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the nation and regionally recognized as one of the top hospitals in the New York Metro area. Physicians and staff who previously worked at larger, city institutions have relocated to Morris County for a better quality of life without sacrificing their ability to work in a nationally-ranked medical center. We are committed to improving lives and empowering our communities through health, hope, and healing.”

Trish O'Keefe, President, Morristown Medical Center

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The Economic Vibrancy in Morris County N.J.

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March 31st, 2017|0 Comments

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Is Morris County the Silicon Valley of the East?

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

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Business Growth Starts from Within

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

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