Morris County is recognized around the country as a select location for corporate headquarters and supporting facilities. It is renowned for its quality of life and hosts a strong regional infrastructure supported by a multi-tiered workforce. These conditions combine to create one of the strongest business environments in the United States. Morris County’s closeness to Newark Airport and JFK Airport, not to mention the county’s own local airport, serve as an opportunity for business travelers who regularly book direct flights to dozens of U.S. and worldwide markets.
Approximately 555 main headquarters are located in Morris County. Out of this number, 111 sell goods and services internationally, 59 identify in the national market, 101 identify in the regional market, 34 serve the local market, and 250 identify in more than one market.
Morris County is known for distinct comparative advantages in aerospace and related industries, including our deep reservoir of skilled talent, our expansive ecosystem of aerospace supplier firms, and our unmatched capacity to research, create, design, build, and export aerospace related technologies, products, services and processes. Because of these advantages, Morris County is uniquely positioned to serve existing and attract future aerospace and defense-related programs. Aerospace companies that are located in Morris County include Arconic, L-3 Communications, Marotta Controls Inc. and Alion Science and Technology. For more information, click here.
Manufacturing, both traditional and advanced, is vital to Morris County’s economy. It accounts for nearly 11% of the county’s GRP. Today, innovation, leading -edge technology and top talent drive advanced manufacturing processes serving multiple sectors. Morris County’s diverse manufacturing base includes concentrations in pharmaceuticals, metals, plastics, production technology, and scientific instrumentation. We are an exceptional location for advanced manufacturing based on our competitive costs and available talent. Access to existing freight rail infrastructure makes the transportation of raw materials affordable and efficient for manufacturers within the county. For more information, click here.
Morris County is the epicenter of New Jersey’s biotechnology industry and has emerged as a nationally recognized life sciences hub. The presence of global companies such as Novartis, Bayer, Alvogen, Allergan, Euroimmun US, Pfizer, LEO Pharma, and Ferring Pharmaceuticals make the region attractive for additional investment. Life Sciences is a significant industry sector for Morris County and having a strong core group of major biotech companies creates a unique sense of community that creates opportunities for funding, networking and business growth. Additionally, Morris County is a choice location for packaging, distribution, compliance, and contract research organizations. For more information, click here.