Business is booming in Fresno. With an available, educated workforce, low start-up costs, tax-saving incentives and a top-notch infrastructure, business leaders are taking notice of Fresno as one the country’s premier spots to locate a company.
Take into consideration Fresno’s central location to any area in the state, and you can see why Fresno is fast becoming a hub for large, national organizations. Industrial centers and business parks dominate Fresno’s growing economic base, as CEOs and boards of directors seek to position themselves in the ever-changing and fast-paced world of business.
The Pelco Company, a privately held closed-circuit television manufacturer, is one of the area’s biggest employers, with a workforce expected to exceed 1,400. A 400,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art plant enables Pelco to be one of the world’s leaders in the manufacture of high-performance, integrated CCTV security systems.
Producers Dairy employs over 300 at their plant in Fresno. A leader in dairy products, as well as the production of juices and water, Producers knows the value of being in a city where business is a priority with government leaders.
Zacky Farms, with nearly 3,000 employees, is Fresno’s largest private sector employer. A leader in the poultry industry, Zacky Farms has called Fresno home for the last four decades.
Enterprise zones are another reason companies find Fresno such an attractive place to conduct business. These zones enable the city to offer tax credits, employee benefits, priority status for bond and infrastructure financing, reductions in development fees and a host of other incentives.