Businesses of all sizes are important to growing a vibrant community. James City County is fortunate to have a strong economic base from six Fortune 500 companies and a wealth of other important employers.
Fortune 500 Companies
Ball Metal—Supplier of metal and plastic packaging to the beverage and food industries
Caterpillar—The world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives
Northrop Grumman—Designer, systems integrator and manufacturer of military aircraft, defense electronics, precision weapons, commercial and military aerostructures
Owens-Illinois—One of the world’s leading manufacturers of glass containers for food packaging
Smithfield Foods—The world’s largest pork producer and processor
Walmart Import Distribution Center—Three-million-square-foot facility employing 700 Walmart associates
50 Largest Employers
- Busch Entertainment Corp.
- Williamsburg James City County School Board
- County of James City
- Eastern State Hospital
- Kingsmill Resort
- Riverside Regional Medical Center
- Wal Mart
- Anheuser Busch, Inc.
- Avid Medical
- Joy Food Store
- Williamsburg Landing
- Lumber Liquidators Service
- Williamsburg Plantation
- Owens Brockway Glass Contractors
- Ball Metal Beverage Container Group
- Printpack Inc.
- Martin’s Food Market
- Farm Fresh
- Kaman’s Art Shoppes, Inc.
- Diamond Resorts Management
- Food Lion
- Michael Kors Retail Inc
- Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant
- Diamond Resorts International
- Target Corp
Source: Virginia Employment Commission, 50 Largest Employers, 2nd Quarter 2013
Other Regional Employers
Foreign-affiliated firms: Anheuser-Busch InBev (Belgium), Quadrimaran International (France), Berliner Glas-US, Inc. (Germany), and Mombaur International Consulting Solutions LLC (Germany)