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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  • Breaking: Yuma To Unveil Conceptual Plan For Downtown University

    By Matt Harding, Yuma Sun staff writer Jan 9, 2017 Updated 19 hrs ago Loaned photo This loaned image shows a preliminary design for a university in downtown Yuma.  A conceptual plan that would welcome a four-year university to the downtown Yuma … read more

  • Greater Yuma EDC Annual Investor Dinner

    MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT “Greater Yuma EDC recently held our Annual Investor Dinner where we reported our results of the 2015/16 Fiscal Year. We were greatly entertained by our Speaker, Mr. Bill Riggs who dazzled us with magic and wisdom … read more

  • PIMSA’s New Location: International Industrial Developers, LLC.

    by pimsa in News PIMSA Industrial Developers, headquartered in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, is turning 50 years providing world class buildings and industrial intelligence services to manufacturing companies around the globe, and we are celebrating by expanding our locations to Yuma, Arizona, USA, under the … read more

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  • Population Under 40

    27%

  • Labor Force

    190,000

  • Bilingual Population

    48%