Major Industries & Employers
Major industries include utilities, fabricated metal product manufacturing, machinery manufacturing, plastics and rubber manufacturing, furniture and related product manufacturing, manufacturing, health care and retail.
Reflecting its exceptional telecommunications capacity, the county is home to two Fortune 50 data centers - Target and United Health Care - as well as the Midwest uplink facility for Direct TV. A group of local energy companies and entrepreneurs earned Elk River, the county seat, the title of "Energy City" by the Minnesota Environmental Initiative.
The following tables show some of the largest employers in Sherburne County in the Production and Distribution, Retail, and Health Care industries.
This list is not comprehensive. Several local employers opted out of being included on this list for a variety of reasons. This list is intended to serve as a resource for those looking to work in Sherburne County, to highlight major employers and industries in the County.
Production & Distribution
|Crystal Cabinets||Cabinet manufacturer||Princeton||470|
|Phillips Distilling Company||Beverage manufacturer||Princeton||275|
|Vision of Elk River & Big Lake/United Bus Sales||Bus transportation||Elk River/Big Lake||269|
|Sysco Western Minnesota||Food wholesaler||St. Cloud||236|
|Premier Pontoons||Pontoon manufacturing||Big Lake||212|
|Liberty Paper Inc.||Corrugated paper manufacturer||Becker||159|
|Metal Craft||Surgical and medical instruments||Elk River||155|
|Rinker Materials||Concreate manufacturing for infrastructure||Elk River||155|
|Plaisted Co.||Sand and gravel||Elk River||130|
|TJ Potter Trucking||Warehousing||Becker||118|
|Cargill Innovation campus||Animal nutrition and health||Elk River||110|
|Reliant Systems||Precision automation systems||Zimmerman||92|
|E & O Tool & Plastics||Plastic injection molding||Elk River||75|
|Sportech Inc.||Snowmobiles||Elk River||420|
|Wal-Mart||General merchandise||Elk River||316|
|Menards||Lumber & home improvement||Elk River||209|
|Home Depot||Lumber & home improvement||Elk River||120|
|Cub Foods||Grocery||Elk River||100|
|Bank of Elk River||Financial services||Elk River/Zimmerman||98|
|Guardian Angels of Elk River||Nursing care||Elk River||340|