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Room to grow.

Business has always thrived in Gaston County—from our hardworking textile mill heritage to our current roster of global manufacturers. We are a county of makers and doers, with a passion for craft demonstrated in yesteryear’s textile mills and today’s thriving independent artisans. Close proximity to Charlotte’s international airport, location directly on the I-85 corridor and plenty of available land make Gaston an ideal location for companies, while a skilled and ready workforce, economic incentives and vibrant quality of life make it easy for businesses of all kinds to succeed here.

From Dole Foods to National Gypsum, Bridgestone / Firestone to Parkdale, global companies are growing in Gaston County.