Existing Industry

Industrial Directory 

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Largest Manufacturing Firms

Name Product Employment
International Paper Pulp & Paper Products 750
National Spinning Co. Yarn 250
West Fraser Timber Co. Dimension Lumber 196
Atlantic Corporation Printing & Paper 181
Top Tobacco Tobacco 120
Wayne E. Bailey Produce Co. Produce 90
Black's Tire Service Tire & Wheel Distributors 88
The Council Tool Company Non-powerd Hand Tools 55
Filtec Precise Synthetic Yarn 43
Honeycutt Produce Wholesale Produce 38
Kroy Building Products Vinyl Fencing 37
The News Reporter Publishing/Newspapers 30
Atlantic Automotive Enterprises Power-steering Products 25
Gore's Trailer Mfg. Horse Trailers 20
Nice Blends Food Products 17


Largest Non-Manufacturing Employers

Name Category Employment
Columbus County Board of Education Education 1000+
NC Department of Correction Public Administration 500-999
Columbus Regional Healthcare System Health Services 500-999
Columbus County Public Administration 500-999
BB&T Financial Services 250-499
Whiteville City Schools Education 250-499
Southeastern Community College Education 250-499
Wal-Mart Retail 250-499