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.

Arizona's Best Kept Secret

Yuma County encompasses approximately 5,500 sq. miles in southwest Arizona and is bordered by both California and Mexico. Yuma County has earned a reputation for fair dealing and close partnering with businesses moving into the community.

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All News Happening In Yuma

  • Marines to hold disaster relief exercise in Yuma

    By James Gilbert @YSJAMESGILBERT | Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:19 pm WTI ready U.S. Marines get their gear ready moments before boarding a UH-1 assault/support helicopter on the flight line at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, during a Weapons … read more

  • Helios grants add up to over $5 million for YUHSD since 2012

    By Sarah Womer @YSSarahWomer | Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:58 pm Helios Foundation Antonia ‘Toni’ Badone (right), Yuma Union High School District superintendent, addresses the audience gathered in the Gila Ridge High School library in 2012 for the announcement … read more

  • Job seekers descend on civic center

    By Blake Herzog @blakeherzog | Posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 11:07 pm Lining up Those attending Wednesday’s Community Job and Education Fair line up outside Yuma Civic Center before the doors to the event opened. About 1,650 job seekers converged … read more

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  • Quality Job Tax Credits up to

    $9,000

    per new hire

  • Population growth of over

    27%

    from 2000 to 2010

  • Reimbursable grants up to

    $1.5M

    for each qualifying new grant