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Key Industries

Windsor is home to hundreds of businesses, spanning a range of industries. Employees are drawn to these businesses from the higher education institutions in the area. Windsor’s location makes it highly desirable for companies looking to capitalize on a well-connected transportation network while utilizing a highly skilled workforce. Because of these assets, many industries have become especially robust here in recent years.

One of the most sizable industries in Windsor is Insurance and Financial Services. This sector had the highest annual average employment in Windsor in 2019. There are several banking institutions, insurance, and financial services firms in town. Large companies like Hartford Life, VOYA Financial, CIGNA, and Travelers are all located here. Windsor is also home to smaller organizations like Vantis Life and Windsor Federal Savings.

Business Services are also a major industry in Windsor. They include specializations ranging from waste management to consulting to accounting. Notable business services companies in Windsor include SS&C Technologies, Data-Mail Services, Limra, Exela, and Milliman. Aerospace and precision manufacturing companies are also concentrated here, including Barnes Aerospace, Leipold, and AeroGear.

Distribution–another one of Windsor’s top industries–has been rapidly growing here over the past decade. These companies require large facilities for the storage and packaging of their products, and, as such, have a significant impact on the tax base. Companies like Amazon, Dollar Tree, Walgreens, and Tire Rack all play very important roles within Windsor’s distribution industry.

Additionally, with a location so close to the airport, Windsor is home to a number of hotels and Hospitality Services, including the Marriott.