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Economic Development

Garrett County takes economic growth seriously.


Its 920 businesses - 20 of which employee 100 or more workers - support 9,670 workers. And while tourism and agriculture have long been the region's primary economic engines, diverse companies are increasingly setting up shop here.

Tourism is a significant component of the local economy and always will be but specialty manufacturing, construction, professional technical services, and the public sector are a growing part of that mix.

One such notable company, Phenix Technologies, based in Accident (but with offices around the globe), is an internationally recognized manufacturer of high-voltage test equipment. And the Beitzel Corporation and its sister company, Pillar Innovations, are among the region's other major employers.

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