Business Profile

Centrally located between California’s major markets, Fresno County’s is the top agriculture producing county in the U.S. and California’s 5th largest city. Fresno County supports a variety of major industries including manufacturing, logistics & distribution, health care, food processing, technology, water tech, and biotech and has attracted companies like Kraft Foods, Activision Blizzard, Chevron, PPG Industries, Schneider Electric, and KW Automotive to name a few. It is one of only two areas in California where UPS, FedEx, and OnTrac guarantee standard next-day ground delivery throughout the state.

Top Employers

Company Name Number of Employees
Community Medical Centers 8,000+
Saint Agnes Medical Center 2,547
Fowler Packing 2,500
Kaiser Permantente 2,350
Alorica, Inc. 2,100
Pelco by Schneider Electric 1,200
Cargill Meat Solutions 1,000
Harris Ranch Beef Company 1,000
Wawona Frozenfoods 800
Foster Farms 780

Top Real Estate Deals 2015-16

  •   Fed Ex will be expanded into a 200,000 sq ft in the city of Fresno, just off Hwy 41 and 99.
  •   Covered California call center has opened a new facility in the city of Fresno with 500 seats
  •  Sacramento Container Corp. purchased 100,000 SF facility in Kingsburg, CA and has since added a new 45,000SF expansion.
  •  Olam’s regional Headquarters has located in the City of Fresno. The facility employs 80 people.
  •   Olam has also purchased processing site in Firebaugh and is currently working to completing an additionalexpansion.
  •   Horizon Nut built a new facility 400,000 SF facility in Firebaugh, CA that will employ 300 people.
  •  Harris Ranch built a new $10 million, 281,000 SF facility in Selma that will employ 30 new people.
  •   IFCO Systems leased 204,000 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 80 people.
  •  D&H Distributing expanded their operation into a $9 million, 200,000 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 40people.
  •   Move Loot leased a 163,000 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 110 people.
  •  Pana- Pacific has expanded into a $8.3 million, 150,000 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 100 people.
  •   Cargill expanded into a $50 million, 124,800 SF facility in Fresno that will employ 300 people.
  • JD Foods expanded into a $10.5 million, 65,000 SF facility employing 144 people.
  • Bitwise Industries expanded into a 53,000 SF facility in Fresno.
  •  Quali-T-Ruck Service expanded into a $2.8 million, 50,000 SF facility in Fresno with 5 employees.
  • Lightning Source in Fresno leased a 50,0000 SF facility employing 25 people.
  • Caylym Technologies International expanded into a $3.5 million, 41,000 SF facility in Fresno employing 53 people.
  • XPO Logisitcs leased a 104,000 SF in Fresno.