Target Industries

Fort Drum is the largest employer in the Drum Country Region, but many strong national and international businesses have made our region their home, including food manufacturers, call centers, Finance/Insurance/Real Estate (FIRE) industries and defense contractors. We’re also a growing hub for renewable/alternative energy manufacturers and businesses. Our combination of a growing workforce, outstanding cost of living, access to national and international markets and high-speed telecommunications means a smart choice for your business.

Representative Drum Country Employers
(100+ Employees)
Company Description
Fort Drum Civilian employees at army post
Alcoa Manufactures aluminum
Stream Global Services Call center
Kinney Drugs Regional drug store chain
Car-Freshner Corp. Manufactures air fresheners
ACCO, USA Office supplies
Kraft Foods Manufactures cream cheese products
Curren/Seaway Timber Manufactures wood pellets
New York Air Brake Manufactures braking systems for rail cars
Community Bank N.A. Provides bank services
LCO Destiny Manufactures picture frames
Fibermark Manufactures specialty fiber-based materials
Climax Manufacturing Manufactures coated paper products
Corning, Inc. Manufactures specialty glass and ceramics
Otis Technology Manufactures gun cleaning kits
Interface Solutions Manufactures gasket sealing systems
Source: Drum Country Business 2013

Industry Categories

Food Processing
Renewables
Other Manufacturing
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate
Defense Contracting