Transforming untapped potential.
With an abundance of water, reliable power from TVA and a skilled workforce, Morgan County attracts companies from across the world. Global corporations such as Hereaus Metal Processing and Cobb Vantress have chosen Morgan County for its central location and talented labor force. Other industry segments include military textiles, agribusiness, automation and machining.
Cobb-Vantress, a global leader in innovative research and technology, works to make protein available, healthy and affordable worldwide. Started in 1916, Cobb is the world's oldest poultry breeding company. Cobb's success is due to its superior research and development efforts–producing increased feed efficiency and meat yield–alongside an emphasis on welfare and health traits. The hatchery in Morgan County provides breeding stock for a global network of more than 60 distributors.
Pioneer Air Systems
Since 1980, Pioneer Air Systems has led the way in compressed air and gas solutions. With more than 60,000 Pioneer products and systems in service, Pioneer Air is the worldwide leader in "non-standard equipment" to meet the challenges of drying air, gas and biogases for every application. Pioneer's clients include Chevron, Boeing, NASA and the U.S. Army. For more than three decades, Pioneer has relied on the skilled workforce in Morgan County to produce high-quality machines used around the world.
Heraeus Metal Processing
Heraeus Metal Processing, a world leader in manufacturing, refining and trading precious metals, produces a variety of gold, iridium, osmium, palladium, platinum, rhenium, rhodium, ruthenium and silver compounds. Headquartered in Hanau, Germany, Heraeus chose Morgan County for its central location and availability of skilled workers. Heraeus employs more than 12,500 people in its 38 locations around the world.