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Oklahoma Department of Commerce - State of Success

Oklahoma manufacturers are positioned within a 500-mile radius of 88 million people.

Join them.

Oklahoma offers a competitive cost in a central location.

Manufacturing is integral to all of Oklahoma’s major sectors, contributing more than $17 billion to Oklahoma’s economy. Oklahoma’s strong economy, pro-business environment and skilled workforce give manufacturers the tools they need to succeed. From food processing and aerospace to pipe and plastics, thousands of manufacturing companies have found success operating in Oklahoma.

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.

Quick Facts

  • 140,000+ manufacturing jobs in Oklahoma — representing 7.6% of Oklahoma’s total private employment
  • $17 billion total annual output from manufacturing in Oklahoma
  • 6.5% increase in manufacturing exports in 2017 vs. 2016
  • At the intersection of I-35, I-40, and I-44, Oklahoma is the crossroads of North America.
  • Two international airports, 140 public-use airports in 128 cities and seven airports offering commercial services.
  • Oklahoma’s inland ports and waterways can ship to and from 20 states as well as global markets with access to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 3rd lowest industrial and commercial electricity rates (5.52 and 10.25¢/kWh, respectively) and overall rates 22% below the national average – a savings of $25,100 per 1,000,000 kWh.

More than 4,200 manufacturing firms operate in Oklahoma

  • Michelin North America
  • Flight Safety International
  • Bar-S Foods
  • Cardinal Glass
  • Commercial Metals Company
  • Halliburton Energy Services Inc
  • Koch Industires
  • Seaboard Foods
  • Tyson Poultry Inc
  • Sofidel Group
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co
  • Silver Line Plastics
  • Republic Paperboard Company
  • Vallourec Star
  • Hitachi
  • Johnson Controls
  • M-D Building Products
  • Boeing
  • DitchWitch
  • Alfa Laval
  • American Airlines
  • Williams Companies
  • Kodak


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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