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
|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
|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.