Greater Philadelphia is home to over 5,600 manufacturing establishments, employing 190,000 workers across key sub-sectors like biopharmaceutical, chemicals, plastics, food, and aerospace manufacturing.
Strategically located and globally connected through robust infrastructure, the region’s extensive supply chain and distribution networks combine with a highly skilled workforce and access to low-cost reliable energy to help to make this region a top destination for diverse manufacturing operations.
Strategically located and globally connected through robust infrastructure, the region’s extensive supply chain and distribution networks combine with a highly skilled workforce and access to low-cost energy to help to make this region a top destination for diverse manufacturing operations.
Affordable, Reliable Energy
New and expanded infrastructure transporting natural gas and its liquid by-products from the Marcellus and Utica region to Greater Philadelphia makes this region one of the most attractive sites for manufacturing operations that require inexpensive and reliable energy or petrochemical intermediates.
The Greater Philadelphia region is globally connected with three major ports, two Class 1 railroads, a world-class international airport, and a plentiful supply of distribution and warehousing facilities.
Manufacturing depends on a highly skilled workforce, and Greater Philadelphia has a talent base with a wide variety of technical, scientific, and engineering expertise.
With a workforce of over three million people, the Greater Philadelphia region is perfectly positioned in the heart of the northeast mega-market that encompasses the world’s fourth-largest economy.
Leading Manufacturers in Greater Philadelphia
Church & Dwight
Johnson & Johnson
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Merck & Company, Inc.
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
Select Greater Philadelphia (Select) is the business attraction organization for northern Delaware, southern New Jersey, and southeastern Pennsylvania. A non-profit entity, Select highlights Greater Philadelphia’s unique business assets to national and global audiences with the ultimate goal of growing the economic vibrancy of our collective community through attracting new businesses and new jobs to our 11-county region. Select assists companies interested in locating in Greater Philadelphia by providing resources, detailed information, and connections.