Longmont is uniquely positioned at the intersection of high technology and traditional manufacturing. Longmont’s pro-business environment offers a joining of affordability, connectivity, infrastructure, workforce, and economic development experts that give Longmont businesses a competitive advantage.
Aerospace & Defense
DigitalGlobe, Custom Microwave, and EnerSys/ABSL Space Products are Longmont’s top aerospace and defense companies. The Longmont area has six companies employing over 650 people in the aerospace & defense industry.
The Longmont area boasts a strong data storage industry with several support companies. Over 2,000 people in the Longmont area workforce are employed in the data storage/computer peripheral industry. There are 16 employers in this industry in the Longmont area, led by world leaders Seagate, Micron Technology and Western Digital.
The photonics industry is represented by nine companies in the Longmont area representing over 280 employees. Leaders in the area include Current-powered by GE, Terralux, Miyota Development Center and DFM Engineering.
nSpire Health Inc., Acertara Acoustic Laboratories and MedPro Imaging are the area’s top medical device companies. This is a growing industry in the Longmont area and represents over 95 employees in five different companies.
The Longmont area has six companies in the biotech industry in Longmont. These companies represent over 150 employees and are led by Avista Pharma, nSpire Clinical Trials – Icardiac, Huvepharma, ChromaDex and Syngenta Seeds.
CREATIVE ARTS & CULINARY
Breweries & Beverage
Left Hand Brewing, Royal Crest Dairy and Oskar Blues are the leading employers in this fast growing industry sector. The brewery and beverage industry in the Longmont area is currently represented by 4 companies representing over 350 employees.
Food & Dining
Nine companies represent the food industry in the Longmont area. Leaders in the area are Boulder Organic Foods, Lucky’s Market and Two Moms in the Raw. The food industry represents over 185 employees in the Longmont area.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Engineering & Design Services, Back Office, Research & Development
With fifty-two companies throughout the Longmont area, professional services represent over two-thousand members of the Longmont, Colorado labor force. Leading companies in this industry sector are Circle Graphics, PharMerica and Measured Progress.
In addition, the Longmont Economic Development Partnership partners with professional industry trade associations such as the Colorado Software and Internet Association (CSIA), the Colorado Technology Association (CTA), Manufacturer’s Edge, Colorado Cleantech and the Colorado BioScience Association, to determine and support industry needs on an ongoing basis, making Longmont, Colorado a logical choice for professional and IT companies’ relocation.