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Key Industries of Lancaster County

Lancaster County is a hub for industry clusters – from its original roots in agriculture and food, to the modern technology of pharmaceuticals, to the creative and highly innovative field of live event production – our county is home to a diverse and skilled set of companies and employees who are impacting the globe.

Financial & Professional Services

Lancaster County is proud to host company headquarters, service providers and back-office operations for some well-known names in the financial and professional services industry.

Live Events / Entertainment Technology

Lititz is the epicenter of the Live Events cluster and is home to powerhouse companies like Clair Global and Tait Towers.

Light Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry accounts for $12.5 billion in annual sales and employs 13% of the county’s workforce, making up a significant portion of the Lancaster County economy.

Pharmaceutical Packaging & Distribution

From medications to mouthwash, Lancaster County is home to pharmaceutical giants like Johnson & Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline.

Food Processing & Agribusiness

Food processing and food distribution are huge parts of the Lancaster County economic engine, with companies such as Tyson, Pepperidge Farm, and Turkey Hill Dairy in the area.