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Top 25 Employers

No.
Company
Product/Service
Employees
1
New Hanover Health Network
Hospital
4,700
2
New Hanover County Schools
Education
3,125
3
General Electric
Nuclear/Aircraft
1,700
4
University of NC
Wilmington
Higher Education
1,625
5
New Hanover County
County Government
1,400
6
City of Wilmington
Government
1,200
7
Verizon Wireless
Communications
1,200
8
Progress Energy
Electricity
1,100
9
WalMart
Retail
1,055
10
PPD, Inc.
Pharmaceutical & Biotech Research Services
1,000
11
International Paper
Bleached Pulp & Bleached Paperboard
900
12
Corning, Inc.
Optical Fiber
800
13
Cape Fear Community College
Education
648
14
aaiPharma
Pharmaceutical Product Sales and Drug Development Services
630
15
INVISTA
Dacron Polyester
514
16
Louisiana Pacific Corp.
Laminated Veneer Lumber
300
17
KoSa
Chemicals
299
18
DEL Laboratories
Cosmetic & Over-the-counter Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Distribution
290
19
L L Building Products
Home Building Products
286
20
Wilmington Star News
Communications
255
21
VisionAir
Software Development for Law Enforcement
197
22
Bedford Fair Industries
Women's Apparel - Mail Order
196
23
Chemtex
Engineers - Plant Consulting
185
24
Elementis Chromium LP
Sodium Bichromate
183
25
International Paper Carton Div.
Paperboard Cartons
175