For decades, businesses in Martinsville-Henry County demonstrate industry leadership with global impact. Our economic heritage spans a long journey from tobacco farming, to prominent textile and apparel manufacturing, and from skilled craftsmen in the furniture trade to international headquarters.
Today, the region continues to evolve with innovative industries and a new economic legacy. The Martinsville-Henry County economy is transforming into a technology and materials powerhouse. Global leadership in film manufacturing and aerospace/aviation suppliers are leveraging assets, market access and talent development to expand market share while increasing their bottom-line. With a Central East Coast location enabling access to 60% of the U.S. population within a day’s drive, food processing companies serve major markets from here while exploiting low operation costs to maximize profits.