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Top 10 Manufacturing Companies in Vermont

Posted by IndustrySelect on Tuesday, February 13, 2024


Above: Inside a GE Aviation facility. GE Aviation is among Vermont's largest industrial employers. (Image courtesy of GE Aviation

Boasting a diverse manufacturing sector that draws from its highly educated workforce, the state of Vermont is home to a number of major names in the aerospace, semiconductor, aviation and food and beverage industries.

This article will explore the latest trends and statistics in Vermont’s industrial sector and examine the top manufacturing companies in Vermont’s manufacturing sector.

Key Facts on Vermont’s Manufacturing Sector

According to MNI, compiler of the industrial information that powers IndustrySelect, Vermont is currently home to 1,061 industrial companies employing 37,891 workers.

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According to MNI, Essex Junction is Vermont’s largest city based on number of industrial jobs, with 3,233 workers.

Read more: Top Manufacturing Cities in the U.S.

Other top cities in Vermont include

• Rutland (2,131 jobs)
• Brattleboro (2,045 jobs)
• Williston (1,748 jobs)
• Saint Albans (1,594 jobs)

Chittenden County is Vermont’s largest in terms of manufacturing jobs, home to 15,796 workers. This is followed by Rutland County with 5,331 workers, and Windham County with 3,661 workers. Washington County is home to 3,637 industrial workers, and Windsor is home to 3,567.

The food processing industry ranks as Vermont’s largest manufacturing sector based on number of jobs, employing 15% of the state’s industrial workers. This is followed by electronic equipment with 12%; and industrial machinery with another 10%. Transportation equipment encompasses another 8% of Vermont’s industrial workers, and instruments and related products another 7%.

MNI reports there are 3,963 executive contacts among Vermont’s manufacturing companies, including 591 presidents, 548 owners and partners; 349 vice-presidents and 320 sales, marketing and purchasing executives.

Other facts to know about Vermont manufacturers, based on IndustrySelect’s advanced criteria available to subscribers, include ownership, distribution and other trends. Let’s take a look:

• 3% of Vermont manufacturers are women-owned
• 6% are publicly owned companies
• 13% import raw materials
• 26% distribute their products internationally.

These statistics reveal that Vermont is home to more women-owned manufacturing companies compared to the national average among all manufacturers (3% versus 2% nationally). Vermont is also slightly more reliant on imported raw materials (13% versus 11% nationally).

Next, we’ll take a look at the state’s top companies.

Top 10 Manufacturing Companies in Vermont

GlobalFoundries US2, LLC2,100Essex JunctionVT
GE Aviation, Plt. 11,200RutlandVT
GE Aviation, Plt. 21,200North ClarendonVT
UTC Aerospace Systems - Sensors & Integrated Systems800VergennesVT
G.S. Precision, Inc.694BrattleboroVT
Ethan Allen Operations, Inc., Orleans Div.500OrleansVT
Viatris, Inc.500Saint AlbansVT
PBM Nutritionals, LLC419GeorgiaVT
Mack Group, Inc.400ArlingtonVT
NSK Steering Systems America, Inc.400BenningtonVT

About the Top 10 Manufacturing Companies in Vermont

1. GlobalFoundries US2 LLC (Essex Junction, VT)

Employing 2,300 in Essex Junction, GlobalFoundries is Vermont’s largest industrial employee. Distributing its products internationally, Global Foundries is a full-service semiconductor foundry with capabilities that include wafer processing, wired communications, microelectronics & RF silicon-on-insulator (RFSOI) & high-performance silicon-germanium (SiGe) technologies.

2. GE Aviation, Plant 1 (Rutland, VT)

GE Aviation has a large footprint in Vermont. The largest of its two facilities in Vermont, GE’s Rutland plant employs 1,200 and produces aircraft engine parts, including jet engine airfoils.

3. GE Aviation, Plant 2 (North Clarendon, VT)

Occupying a 375,000 square-foot facility in North Clarendon, GE Aviation’s Plant 2 produces aircraft engine parts and employs 950.

4. UTC Aerospace Systems (Vergennes, VT)

Employing 800 in the town of Vergennes, UTC Aerospace Systems is Vermont’s fourth-largest industrial employer. True to Vermont’s stronghold in the aerospace industry, this facility produces aircraft fuel management systems and distributes its products internationally.

5. G.S. Precision, Inc. (Brattleboro, VT)

Employing 550 in Brattleboro, G.S. Precision occupies a 246,500 square-foot facility and produces high-precision components and assemblies for the commercial & military aircraft engine, power generation turbine, defense systems, thermal imaging device and related commercial industries.

6. Ethan Allen Operations, Inc., Orleans Div. (Orleans, VT)

This Ethan Allen facility, established in 1965, produces modern, traditional and casual wood furniture for homes, corporate offices & luxury hotels. The company employs 500 in the town of Orleans.

7. Viatris, Inc. (Saint Albans, VT)

Employing 500 in Saint Albans, Viatris, Inc. occupies a 25,000 square-foot plant and manufactures adhesive transdermal drug delivery patches, pharmaceutical labels & medical product components.

8. PBM Nutritionals, LLC (Georgia, VT)

This 62,000 square foot facility employs 419 in the town of Georgia and produces dry and liquid baby formula.

9. Mach Group, Inc. (Arlington, VT)

Distributing its products around the world, Mach Group, Inc. provides plastic injection molding, sheet metal fabrication, product design and contract manufacturing. Also serving as the company’s headquarters, this facility employs 400 in the town of Arlington.

10. NSK Steering Systems America, Inc. (Bennington, VT)

Founded as a joint venture between NSK and Torrington Ingersoll-Rand in 1988, NSK Steering Systems America is a global manufacturer specializing in ball and roller bearings, linear motion technology, automotive components, and steering systems. The company’s Bennington facility encompasses 180,000 square feet, employs 400 and produces motor vehicle steering columns & components

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 Editor's Note: This Article was originally published in November 2021. It is reflected annually to reflect new statistics and trends in Vermont,. 


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