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Rockingham County: Perfectly located for economic development opportunities


You’re in a good place for economic development in Rockingham County: nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and cradled between the power centers of Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte. With abundant land and water flowing in four rivers and two lakes, it’s a picture perfect setting—especially for industry seeking a brighter profit picture.

Enjoy strategically low operating costs, a right-to-work, ready-to-work labor force of more than 1,000,000 within 50 miles, and high-powered logistics that ensure rapid market reach. Think better surrounded by clean air and the renowned North Carolina higher education system. Work smarter with a superb portfolio of location assets. Grow stronger, because you’re in a good place for a great future in Rockingham County.

Our economic development team is ready to work with you find the right location, resources or workforce to power any idea or business need you have. Browse our site to learn more about all that’s available in Rockingham County, and then reach out to us when you’re ready to learn more!

NEWS & EVENTS


Expanding Rockingham County Businesses Receive Rural Building Reuse Grants

Rockingham County, NC (December 10, 2020) – The North Carolina Department of Commerce announced today the Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved building reuse grants for three Rockingham County existing industry expansions; Blow Molded, Night Owl, and Sturm, Ruger & Company.  The combined grant approvals equal $800,000 with a commitment of 106 new jobs collectively. Blow […]

Leading Italian Pet Nutrition Company Selects Rockingham County for 129-Job North American Headquarters

Farmina Pet Food will Invest $28.5 Million In Reidsville December 8, 2020 Farmina Pet Food USA, a provider of scientifically-developed foods and personalized nutrition services for dogs and cats, will establish its North American headquarters in Reidsville, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company’s plans in Rockingham County include the creation of 129 jobs over […]

Expansion of Firearms Manufacturer Brings 60 New Jobs

Sturm, Ruger & Company Will Invest $10 Million in Rockingham County Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., a leading U.S. designer and manufacturer of commercial and sporting firearms, will grow its North Carolina workforce with an expansion at its Rockingham County production facility, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company’s goal is to add roughly 60 […]