Greer Industries, founded in 1917, is a privately owned company that serves the mining, steel, tourism, recreation and broadcasting industries. The company s division, Greer Lime Company, produces and delivers limestone aggregates, rock dust, and pebble and hydrated lime for the chemical, paper, water, wastewater treatment and construction industries. Greer Industries also operates Greer Steel Company, which is a producer of carbon and alloy steel strip and flat wires. The company s products are used for home appliance, automobile, motorcycle part and metal stamping projects. It operates Greer Limestone, which is one of the largest limestone producers in West Virginia. Greer Limestone provides shipping services for products by rails and trucks.