Manufacturing
Amherst County, Virginia

Name Business Type # of Employees
Clorox / Glad Plant Plastic Bags 351
Greif Paper Mill, Containerboard 280
England’s Stove Works Wood Burning Stoves 175
Buffalo Air Handling Industrial/Commercial Air Handling Equipment 101
S&S / TruBall Metal Fabrication, Archery Equipment 90
Shibuya Hoppman Packaging Machinery 75
Cooper Steel Structural Steel Fabricator  40
Quality Archery Design Archery Equipment 40
Hermle North America Clocks, Furniture 30

Non-Manufacturing 
Amherst County, Virginia

Name Business Type # of Employees
 Central Virginia Training Center Residential Facility for People with Intellectual Disabilities 150
Sweet Briar College Higher Education 330
Centra Health Medical 225
CSE, Inc. Heavy duty cranes, Construction Metal Fabricators, Industrial Maintenance 200
Old Dominion Job Corps Residential Training Program 130
Cowan Systems   Transportation 75-100
H.T. Hackney Wholesale Food Distributor 72
Tyto Athene (formerly Black Box Govt. Solutions)  Communication/Technology Services  40
Integrated Technology Group (ITG) Technology Services 22

Regional Large Employers

  • Framatome, Inc.
  • Automated Conveyor Systems, Inc.
  • The Babcock & Wilcox Company
  • Banker Steel Company, L.L.C.
  • Bausch & Lomb Inc.
  • Belvac – Production Machinery
  • CENTRA
  • Central Virginia Community College
  • Delta Star, Inc
  • Fleet Laboratories
  • Flowserve
  • Genworth Financial
  • Griffin Pipe Products Company
  • Hanwha Azdel
  • HARRIS Corporation/RF Communications Division
  • International Paper
  • J. Crew
  • Liberty University
  • Lynchburg College
  • Sonny Merryman, Inc.
  • The News & Advance
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Progress Printing Plus
  • Randolph College
  • RR Donnelley
  • Southern Air, Inc.
  • Southside Electric Cooperative
  • StarTek Inc., Lynchburg
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Westminster Canterbury
  • Westover Dairy
  • Wiley/ Wilson