Foreign-Owned Firms

Fairfax County's pro-business climate, highly skilled work force, and the enviable quality of life in the Washington region combine to create a unique and effective business advantage for internationally based firms. Many of the county’s 400+ foreign-owned firms work in the fields of information technology, telecommunications, aerospace and automotive, such as Volkswagen Group of America, CGI, Rolls Royce, Software AG and Tata Communications, while others are smaller firms just entering the U.S. market.

To obtain a complete listing of foreign-owned firms in Fairfax County, please contact the FCEDA by e-mail or at 703-790-0600.

Selected Major Foreign-Owned Firms

Company Type of Firm Country of Origin
Airbus Group Aerospace France
Cap Gemini Government Solutions IT Services / Consulting France
CGI IT Services Canada
China Telecom Telecommunications China
CYREN IT / Cybersecurity Israel
Dimension Data/NTT IT Services Japan
DRS Aerospace / Consulting Italy
Elbit Systems IT Services / Security Israel
Gate Gourmet Hospitality Switzerland
Headstrong-Genpact IT Services India
Inmarsat Government Satellite United Kingdom
Intelsat Satellite Luxembourg
Rolls Royce Aerospace United Kingdom
Samsung Network services / Electronics Korea
SAP Software/IT Services Germany
Serco IT Services United Kingdom
Software AG IT services / Software Germany
Tata Communications Telecommunications India
Transurban Transportation Australia
Volkswagen Group of America Automotive Germany

Number of Companies in Fairfax County by Country of Origin

Argentina
1
Australia
8
Austria
7
Belgium
3
Brazil
2
Canada
22
China
10
Czech Republic
0
Denmark
2
Egypt
3
Finland
4
France
32
Germany
26
Greece
1
Hong Kong
1
Hungary
1
India
23
Ireland
4
Israel
29
Italy
7
Japan
21
Korea
56
Latvia
2
Luxembourg
1
Malaysia
1
Marshall Islands
1
Mexico
1
Monaco
1
Nepal
1
Netherlands
15
New Zealand
1
Norway
4
Oman
1
Pakistan
1
Portugal
1
Russia
1
Saudi Arabia
3
Singapore
3
South Africa
1
Spain
2
Sweden
9
Switzerland
16
Taiwan
1
Thailand
2
Turkey
3
United Arab Emirates
3
United Kingdom
76