Major Employers

Large international firms like Walmart and Budweiser have chosen to locate in Palestine, as have distribution companies like Ben E. Keith. Palestine is also home to STEM businesses like the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, an organization conducting atmospheric research for NASA, along with numerous healthcare companies, manufacturers and service-based businesses. Below are a few of the major employers who are realizing the many location, tax and workforce advantages of having a location in Palestine, Texas.

Company Industry Number of Employees
Sanderson Farms Food Production 1,376
Walmart Distribution Center #6036 Distribution 882
Walmart Distribution Center #0345 Distribution 503
Palestine ISD Education 500
Palestine Regional Medical Center Healthcare 500
Walmart Super Center #345 Retail Sales 390
The Results Companies Call Center 315
Westwood ISD Education 265
Anderson County Government 206
City of Palestine Government 180
Legacy at Town Creek Senior Living 180
Lowe's Home Improvement Retail Sales 130
Christus Trinity Clinic Healthcare 107
Kroger's Retail Sales 100
Brookshire's Retail Sales 80
Greenbriar Nursing Home Elder Care 76
Union Pacific Car Shop Railroad 60
Pentecom Data Conversion & Storage 60
Palestine Healthcare Center Healthcare 55
Best Block Concrete Block Mfg 50
Ben E Keith/Anheuser-Busch Beverage Distribution 45
National Scientific Balloon Base Scientific Research 45
Trinity Valley Community College Junior College 42
Tampico Beverage Manufacturing 40