Leading Employers

Manufacturing Employers

Chatham County - 100+ Employees


Company
Product/Service
Number of Employees
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
Jet aircraft, aerospace equipment
10,000
International Paper
Paper products, chemicals, corrugated containers
603
JCB Americas, Inc.
Construction equipment
600
Brasseler USA
Dental and medical instrumentation
405
Imperial Sugar
Refined sugar
380
Strength of Nature Global, LLC
Ethnic hair care products
300
IP Mill - Port Wentworth
Bleached pulp
300
Kerry Ingredients and Flavours Formulation, manufacturing and containerization of technology-based ingredients, flavours and integrated solutions 255
Diamond Crystal Brands Salt, pepper and sugar packaging 250
Derst Baking Company
Bread, rolls, cakes
246
Roger Wood Foods Inc.
Smoked sausage, meats
190
Kraton
Specialty resins, pine-based chemicals
188
Johnson Matthey Process Technologies Inc.
Catalyst production
180
Nine Line Apparel
Commercial screen printing
160
 Lummus Corporation Cotton ginning equipment manufacturer 148
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.
Gas and steam turbines
148
 EMD Chemical
Industrial pigments
140
The Industrial Company (TIC) Southeast
Steel fabrication/machine shop and industrial maintenance
136
Coastal Concrete SE, LLC
Ready mix concrete
125
Fuji Vegetable Oil, Inc.
Cooking oils
106
Precision Machine of Savannah Fabrication/machine shop supplying products to the business aviation, commercial aviation and defense industries 103
Bramli USA Plastic containers 100
River Street Sweets Candy 100
SEDA, 2018
Not an all-inclusive list


Distribution Employers

Chatham County (100+ Employees)


Company
Product/Service
Number of Employees
Dollar Tree
Distribution of various products
538
Colonial Group Inc.
Storage and distribution of petroleum product and petrochemicals
275
OA Logistics Home bedding and pet beds 270
Chatham Steel Corporation Steel service center 265
Target Import center for various products 247
The Home Depot
Home improvement supplies distribution center
243
Coca-Cola Bottling Company United
Soft drink/water bottling warehouse
211
ARGO Merchants Group/ Nordic Logistics and Warehousing LLC
Cold storage
210
Pier 1 Imports Household goods distribution 160
United Distributors Inc. Beverage distribution 150
IKEA Wholesale, Inc.
Furniture distribution
150
Walmart - Savannah IDC 7086 Distribution of various products 147
California Cartage Company
Warehousing for K-Mart
140
Shaw Industries Carpeting, wood flooring and tile 123
Schneider Logistics
Warehousing, distribution and export packaging
120
Safavieh Home furnishings 112
Port City Logistics
Warehouse space and transportation services logistics company
103
DSI, LLC Distribution of various products 100
SEDA, 2018
Not an all-inclusive list


Non-Manufacturing Employers

Chatham County


Company
Product/Service
Number of Employees
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Hospital
4,775
St. Joseph's/Candler Health System
Hospital
3,400
Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire
Adult vocational rehabilitation
800
SouthCoast Medical Group
Medical Care
658
The Landings Club
Private club
480
Georgia Power Company - Coastal Region
Electric utility
455
TMX Finance
Financial
268
CSX (Savannah)
Railroad line
259
SEDA, 2016
Not an all-inclusive list


Government, Military and Education Employers

Chatham County


Company
Product/Service
Number of Employees
Ft. Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield
Civilian personnel
5,773
Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education
Public schools
5,654
City of Savannah
Government
2,468
Savannah College of Art & Design
Education
1,886
Chatham County
Government
1,600
Georgia Ports Authority
Ship terminal operation
1,080
Armstrong State University
Education
886
Savannah State University
Education
729
US Army Corps of Engineers
Civil engineering
680
SEDA, 2016
Not an all-inclusive list

Did you know?

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is the largest aerospace manufacturer in the southeast.