The Amarillo community depends on the success and influence of its local businesses, along with the attraction of new, primary businesses. The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (EDC) helps support these local businesses, while also attracting new businesses, by providing guidance and financial assistance. 

Together, we’re working to build a stronger, more diversified economy – one business at a time

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIES & OPPORTUNITIES
IN AMARILLO:

Value-Added Agriculture

Value-Added Agriculture

The West Texas region is an agricultural powerhouse.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Amarillo is a leader in diversified manufacturing.

Aviation & Aerospace

Aviation & Aerospace

Amarillo is home to Bell Helicopter and TACAir.

Technology

Technology

Local businesses are making big waves in the tech industry.

Food Processing

Food Processing

With proximity to raw materials and plenty of space to grow, food processing is a key industry in Amarillo.

BioScience

BioScience

Amarillo is a hub for research and development on the high plains.

Logistics & Distribution

Logistics & Distribution

With direct access to I40 and I27, Amarillo is in the "middle of everywhere". 

Professional Services

Professional Services

A variety of businesses that offer professional services call Amarillo home. 

Energy

Energy

Amarillo is uniquely qualified as one of America’s best places for generating wind energy.

2020 Plan of Work Book Icon

Our 2021 Vision outlines all the ways we will focus our efforts to attract and grow these industries in Amarillo in the coming year, including the trade shows and conferences we will be attending and the organizations we will partner with.

Download Our Plan of Work