Denton Is Home to a Vibrant Mix of Successful Companies

Denton is a sophisticated, cooperative community thriving in the pivotal northern apex of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Many successful companies have come to Denton for its advantages, such as its location at the merge of Interstate 35E and 35W, proximity to DFW International Airport and a skilled, abundant workforce.

Denton recognizes the importance of industry in community planning and the positive impact of industrial growth. Companies such as Peterbilt Motors Company, Jostens, Southwire/United Copper Industries, Acme Brick, ESAB/Victor Technologies and Sally Beauty have called Denton their corporate headquarters or primary manufacturing home for many years. They embrace Denton's attractive demographics and unique culture for their employees, clients and business.

Major Private Employers

Company Name Industry Employment
Peterbilt Motors Company Heavy Truck Manufacturing 2,000
Texas Health Denton Healthcare 1,100
Sally Beauty Beauty Supply Distribution 1,000
Medical City Denton Healthcare 799
Safran Aircraft Parts Manufacturing 571
Tetra Pak Packaging Manufacturing 500

Major Public Employers

Company Name Industry Employment
University of North Texas Higher Education 8,891
Denton Independent School District Education 4,331
Denton County County Government 1,822
Denton State Supported Living Center Mental Health 1,146
City of Denton City Government 1,104
Texas Woman’s University Higher Education 1,077

A full list of Denton’s major employers can be found here.