Good for business.

Thaddeus and Erastus Fairbanks

An entrepreneurial and manufacturing heritage.

St. Johnsbury rose to prominence as a manufacturing center with an international reach in the 1800s under the innovative leadership of the Fairbanks family—inventors of the platform scale. That entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in St. Johnsbury today. Shared working spaces, diverse commercial real estate listings, and a global marketplace means opportunity is just one great idea away.

With its capable, loyal workforce, adaptable infrastructure, options for supply chain management, and status as Foreign Trade Zone No. 286, St. Johnsbury is poised to offer your business the competitive edge you demand.


“NSA is the largest metal fabrication, machining, and powder coating operation of its kind in northern New England. The area’s highly trained workforce is the cornerstone of our business.”

James Moroney, CEO, NSA Industries, LLC

Well connected.

In this global age, businesses know they can work and reach their markets from almost anywhere. Why not here? Take advantage of all the benefits of Vermont’s natural beauty and healthy lifestyle while you grow your business. With high speed internet access village-wide, you get small-town charm and big-city connectivity.

Technology“In software engineering, connectivity rules the day. The availability of ultra high-speed internet and redundancy in telecommunications providers affords St. Johnsbury-based tech firms the systems they demand to excel.”

Jeremy Jackson, Software Development Manager, TeleCommunication Systems

A transportation hub.

We know location is everything. St. Johnsbury is situated at the junction of Interstates 91 and 93, providing easy access to Canada in under an hour, and Boston, Montreal, and Portland in just three hours. Our local airports—Caledonia County Airport and Northeast Kingdom International Airport—and the Washington County Railroad, offer your business choices when it comes to managing your supply chain.