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Purchase the 2016-2018 Business and Industry Directory

The 2016-2018 Asheville Metro Business & Industry Directory lists most major employers in the Asheville Metro Area (Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, and Madison counties) with 50 or more employees as well as manufacturers with five or more employees. A pdf and xls file are emailed to you after purchase.