Local Industry

Holly Springs Business Park


In 2006, at the end of a multi-year international search process, Novartis chose the Town of Holly Springs for the nation’s first flu cell culture manufacturing facility. At 430,000 gross square feet sitting on 167 acres of land, this facility has the seasonal capacity to produce 50 million doses of trivalent flu vaccine, and in case of a pandemic event, the facility will be able to produce up to 150 million doses within six months.

This facility, now Seqirus, opened for business in November in 2009 with 350 employees. By 2017, the workforce had grown to approximately 550 full-time employees and about 200 contract workers.

Life Science Cluster

Very few locations can compete with the size and scale of the Research Triangle’s life science industry.  Our cluster runs the gamut from global giants with large scale manufacturing facilities to promising start-ups working side-by-side in local technology incubators. 

North Carolina is consistently ranked as having the third largest biotech cluster in the U.S., and with recent additions like Novartis right here in Holly Springs, this industry is poised for continued expansion.

Local & Regional Employers

Holly Springs and the Research Triangle Region are very fortunate to have a diverse economic base.  Our universities, health care systems, and state and local governments offer a strong and stable base, while our technology focused private sector adds the potential for rapid expansion in employment and wages.

Major Holly Springs Employers

Name Type
Seqirus Flu Vaccine Manufacturing
GMA Supply Building Products Supplier
OFM, Inc. Office Furniture Distributor
Rovisys Automation / Information Solutions
Pierce Group Benefits Insurance / Benefits Services
Ideal Landscaping Landscaping Services
Rex Healthcare  Medical Care

Major Regional Employers

Name Type
State of North Carolina Government
Wake County Public Schools Education
IBM Corporation Information Technology
WakeMed Health  & Hospitals Healthcare
N.C. State University Education
Cisco Systems, Inc. Information Technology
Rex Healthcare Medical Care
SAS Institute  Information Technology
GlaxoSmithKline Life Sciences
 Lenovo Computer Technology