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.

Company Industry Employees
University of North Texas Higher Education 8,891
Peterbilt Motors Company Manufacturing 2,000
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton Healthcare 1,100
Texas Woman’s University Higher Education 1,077
Sally Beauty Holdings Distribution 1,000
Medical City Denton Healthcare 799
Safran Electrical & Power Manufacturing 571
Tetra Pak Manufacturing 500
ESAB Welding & Cutting Manufacturing 405
Flowers Baking Company Manufacturing 375
Mayday Manufacturing Manufacturing 300
Jostens Manufacturing 290
Fastenal Logistics 280
Aldi Distribution Center Logistics 230
Morrison Milling Company Manufacturing 230
Target Food Distribution Center Logistics 215

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