A Can and Will Do Spirit.
Henderson County's many resources attract a broad base of industries drawn by our talented labor pool, central location and strong sense of community. Big names in the automotive and boating industries, consumer products and agriculture rely on Henderson County's manufacturers and strong workforce to make quality products. Our skilled workforce produces crucial materials for the military and construction industry. With our central location, this is the perfect place for transportation and logistics companies such as AutoZone. And our dedicated economic development team goes above and beyond to get businesses what they need to grow.
Volvo Penta chose Henderson County more than three decades ago as much for its safe, friendly community, skilled workforce and nearby lakes for testing boat engines. Volvo Penta manufactures motors and generators and engine blocks for GM. The company is known for innovative engineering design, quality assurance and high-tech CMM. Volvo Penta’s groundbreaking new designs include center-mount engines allow boats to move sideways. The company is heavily invested in community programs and workplace training initiatives.
Impressed with the talent and work ethic of the area's labor pool. AutoZone brought its state-of-the-art 150,000-square-foot distribution center to Henderson County in 1993. The company's largest distribution center, AutoZone ships parts from this location to 600 stores in five states and employs more than 65 drivers for deliveries. AutoZone also maintains a 330,000-square-foot storage facility and makes continuous upgrades.
With a skilled workforce and high-tech facility, Falcon Plastics runs 24 lines to create custom products for clients such as Stanley, Black & Decker, Easton, Amerex, MAT and NFL scoreboards. Falcon chose Henderson County for its central location near customers and for the skilled workforce in the region.