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Oklahoma Department of Commerce - State of Success

Industry Sectors & Largest Employers

Oklahoma’s five major industry sectors are the backbone of our economy: Aerospace & Defense; Agriculture & Biosciences; Energy; Information & Financial Services; Transportation & Distribution.

Manufacturing, R&D, distribution, logistics, services and others benefit from Oklahoma’s policies, existing supply chain, low energy costs, workforce investments and more.

Growth Sectors

Oklahoma’s pro-business environment and the Oklahoma Team’s services make our state a great place to do business in every industry. Companies in Oklahoma’s key sectors see an even bigger boost from supply chain connections, workforce specialization, and more.

Aerospace & Defense

Our state is home to many research institutions with programs in military training, unmanned aerial systems, mechanical engineering, and radar and sensor technologies.

We are home to the largest MRO facility in the world and the largest air depot in the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Agriculture & Bioscience

Oklahoma’s agriculture and bioscience workforce is larger than the national average with unique institutions like the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.

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Oklahoma is the best place in the world for oil and natural gas investment. We power the world with industry-changing innovation in traditional energy and unconventional and renewable sources like wind and geothermal.

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Information & Financial Services

With one of the most respected IT security programs in the nation and low industrial power costs, data centers and financial institutions operating in Oklahoma have low overall costs, increasing their return on investment.

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Transportation & Distribution

At the intersection of I-35, I-40, and I-44, Oklahoma is the crossroads of North America. Paired with Oklahoma’s major inland ports, two international airports, and extensive railways, these assets give transportation and distribution logistics a major advantage when serving U.S and NAFTA markets.

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Manufacturing is integral to all of Oklahoma’s major sectors, contributing more than $18 billion to Oklahoma’s economy.

Our team’s services ensure your operation gets going quickly. Oklahoma’s incentives, low energy, land and transportation costs mean profitability. Our affordable, skilled labor force and supply chain access deliver stability. The state’s central location and multi-modal transportation system ensure supplies get in and products reach your customers, all at lower costs.

Largest Employers

You’ll agree with our major employers, Oklahoma is a great state for doing business.


Why did these companies choose Oklahoma? Download our Oklahoma Experience report to find out how the Oklahoma Team can help you find your place in our state of success.

Supplies in, Goods out

Access to your market of suppliers and customers is easy with Oklahoma’s central location and transportation infrastructure that can move goods by air, road, rail, and water. Oklahoma gives you inexpensive access to 88 million people in a 500-mile radius.

Let’s Work Together

The Oklahoma Team will work with you to meet the specific needs of your project. Contact us today to get started. Call the Oklahoma Team at 800-588-5959.


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