A $3.2 Billion/year agribusiness industry forms the foundation of Yuma County. Yuma’s Agribusiness sector is responsible for supplying the United States with 80% of its winter, leafy vegetables while also being the largest producer of crops in Arizona.

Yuma is home to two of the largest military installations in the country. The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is the nation’s premier ground and weapons testing facility. Marine Corps Airstation- Yuma is the country’s foremost Marine Air Base.

Home to Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson Controls, Shaw Carpets, Associated Materials, and International Paper, Yuma, Arizona has become a strategic location for prominent manufacturing operations on the west coast.

Located on the border of four states and two countries, Yuma is a natural transportation hub with over 52 million consumers within a one day truck haul east/west via Interstate 8 or north/south via US Highway 95.

The Quality Jobs through Renewable Industries program is designed to stimulate new investments in manufacturing and of renewable energy companies, including solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal and other renewable technologies.

Yuma, Arizona boasts a seamless border region with our partners to the south in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. The communities on both sides of the border share workforce and resources to make for strong industrial and logistics sectors.

 

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  • Yuma’s Friendly Policies are Attracting Companies

    By Mara Knaub, @YSMaraKnaub Sep 30, 2017 Yuma is gaining a reputation for being business-friendly. At least three major companies have moved or announced plans to move to the city, thanks to the city’s “nurturing environment,” according to Julie Engel, president, … read more

  • MPW to bring water regeneration plant to Yuma

    By Mara Knaub, @YSMaraKnaub Yuma Sun Sep 19, 2017 MPW Industrial Services will spend $9 million to bring a water regeneration plant to Yuma, the company announced Tuesday. The company purchased eight acres of land for a future 30,000-square-foot industrial water … read more

  • The City Of Yuma Welcomes Martech Medical Products

    By Mara Knaub, Yuma Sun staff writer, May 14, 2017 The City of Yuma welcomed another business, MarTech Medical Devices, to the community with a small event on Tuesday. MarTech, which assembles medical devices, will ship $100 million worth of products … read more

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  • Median Age

    31.3

  • Labor Force

    190,000

  • Bilingual Population

    48%