Thriving Industries

Driving Suffolk County’s innovation economy is a robust life sciences industry, including pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals; biotech; and advanced manufacturing. Companies in the aerospace and IT sectors are also finding Suffolk County an opportune location to do business. Another sector continuing to show growth is the construction industry, thanks to strong demand in both the commercial and residential markets.

Industries of Suffolk County

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GDP Surpasses 19 States

Long Island’s booming economy has resulted in the growth of the regional GDP surpassing that of 19 states in the country.

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150+ Companies

Over 150 companies in the life sciences sector are based in the region, representing the largest concentration of pharmaceutical/nutraceutical companies in New York State.

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Over 3,000 manufacturing companies are based on Long Island, with approximately two-thirds based in Suffolk County.

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Long Island has become a hub for a rapidly growing and award winning craft beverage industry, with over 130 producers of wine, beer, spirits and hard cider.

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7 Industry Leaders

Suffolk County is home to worldwide or North American headquarters for industry leading companies such as Canon USA, Marchon Eyewear, Henry Schein, D’Addario, Estee Lauder, Symbol Technologies, and Leviton.