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Contact

Julie Engel President/CEO
 

www.greateryuma.org jengel@greateryuma.org 001-928-782-7774
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Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation

Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation

The Convergence of Commerce, Culture and Countries

The Greater Yuma Arizona region is made up of four states and two countries, serving a population of over 1.5 million people. Our unique location and assets allow for easy access to international and southwest markets with the ability to deliver goods to over a billion consumers in a single day truck haul. Our growing defense and aerospace industry thrive in our optimum climate and state of the art infrastructure support for research and development, testing and manufacturing. This region is the epicenter for growing produce, durum wheat and medjool dates along with 95 other crops grown in this arid climate. Growing companies needing a dedicated skilled workforce and easy access to their customers and supply source have found the Greater Yuma Region to be the answer to all their wants and needs.

This region is entering the Space Launch sector due to our enviable controlled airspace and facilities that support the needs of companies launching to lower earth orbit, as well as the companies needing to launch and test ballistics. Growing companies needing a dedicated skilled workforce and easy access to their customers and supply source have found the Greater Yuma Region to be the answer to all their wants and needs.
This region is leading the research and deployment of robotics, drones and laser technology that will change the way our food is grown, harvested and processed, while constantly striving for food safety guidelines that will be the example for the country and the world. The region is second in the nation for leafy green and produce production and is home to the nation’s largest food producers.

Many companies chose Yuma County as the place to grow their business. Their success is evidenced by their continued growth in this market. We invite you to visit Yuma and meet the Managers of General Motors, Johnson Controls, Shaw Diversified, Associated Materials, Northwestern Industries, International Paper, Gowan Company, Tanimura and Antle, Dannon/Whitewave, McCormick, Driscoll Foods, Almark Foods, Datepac, Lockheed Martin, Rolls Royce and Pratt Whitney to glean first hand why they are thriving in Yuma County.

Consider all of us at Greater Yuma EDC an extension of your team. We are your arbitrator with all local and state public agencies. We are Grantee of Foreign Trade (FTZ) 219 and will partner with you to obtain FTZ status if applicable. We are prepared for every size project.

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Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation

Community Profile

Population

250,000

1,500,000

(60 mile radius)

GDP per Capita

Workforce

96,055

170,000

(60 mile radius)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture / Agri-Tech / Agribusiness, Aviation / Aerospace, Chemicals / Plastics / Advanced Materials, Defense / Security, Food / Beverage Processing, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma

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Greater Yuma Economic Development Corporation

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
Tritoria Piana Non Wovens (Italy) Textiles 40