Major Employers


Major employers for the city and county are listed below. For more information on area employers, please contact the Norton Industrial Development Authority at (276) 679-1160.

City of Norton Major Employers

  • AT&T - Virginia Relay Center (Call Center)
  • Carter Machinery (Heavy Equipment Sales & Service)
  • The Coalfield Progress (Newspaper)
  • Holiday Inn (Service)
  • Logisticare (Call Center)
  • Medical Associates of Southwest Virginia (Medical)
  • Mountainview Regional Medical Center (Medical)
  • Norfolk Southern Railway (Transportation)
  • Norton City Schools (Education)
  • Norton Community Hospital (Medical)
  • Norton Press Inc. (Printing)
  • Pepsi Cola 7UP Bottling (Manufacturing)
  • Southwest Beverage Co. (Manufacturing)
  • Union Drilling Co.
  • Wal-Mart (Retail)
  • Wolfe, Williams & Reynolds (Legal)

Wise County Major Employers

  • A & G Company (Coal)
  • Mullican Flooring (Manufacturing)
  • Coastal Corporation (Coal)
  • Commonwealth of Virginia - Mountain Empire Community College (Education)
  • Commonwealth of Virginia - University of Virginia – Wise (Education)
  • Commonwealth of Virginia - Virginia Department of Transportation (Government)
  • Commonwealth of Virginia - Virginia Division of Mines Minerals and Energy (Government)
  • Commonwealth of Virginia - Wallens Ridge (State Prison)
  • Crutchfield Corporation (Call Center)
  • Cumberland River Coal (Coal)
  • FasMarts (C-Stores)
  • Heritage Hall (Medical)
  • Lonesome Pine Hospital (Medical)
  • Lowe’s Home Center (Retail)
  • Motivation Coal Company (Coal)
  • Mountain Empire Older Citizens (Agency on Aging)