About Cary

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Economic Development

Cary is in the heart of the Triangle area, which repeatedly ranks among the top places in the nation to begin or expand a business.

Cary is home to world-class businesses. The largest employer is SAS Institute Inc., the biggest privately-held software company in the world. Other widely known companies in Cary include MCI WorldCom, IBM, American Airlines Reservation Center, Lucent Technologies, Siemens, John Deere and Cotton, Inc.

Business 2.0 magazine has put the area at the top of its “boom town” list measuring cities’ capacity to create high wage jobs.

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