Posted on October 4, 2018
With the discovery of oil in the 1920s, Odessa quickly became the regional hub for all manufacturing needs. Because of that our city truly has supported a 24/7 manufacturing industry ever since. Response is critical in the manufacturing industry, and our long-standing businesses understand that. From machinery manufacturing to chemical and metal manufacturing, Odessa has everything a business could possibly need in the industry. Should your business find its home in Odessa, Texas, our city can provide many new assets to your business’s functions and bottom line.
For a manufacturer, Odessa, Texas provides a high concentration of services and equipment that you don’t have to travel long distances to get. It is much easier to get things like parts and equipment in Odessa than in a more metropolitan area. Rather than having to drive 50 or 100 miles, you have direct, easy access in Odessa, Texas. Everything is concentrated in a narrow radius here. Any industry can find its needs in many established Odessa businesses.
To name a few:
Manufacturer of polymers, wire and cable, packaging, and construction materials for both the oil and gas and other industries.
Manufacturer of derricks for the oil and gas industry in addition to providing metal fabrication.
Leading manufacturer of fluid heating and transport equipment, as well as providing custom fabrication, DOT inspections and repair, and custom paint and lettering services.
Worldwide manufacturer of hydraulic power tongs with a large base in Odessa, Texas.
Manufacturer of mechanical seals and related components for centrifugal pumps.
Manufacturer of surface production equipment designed to deliver greater volumes of salable hydrocarbons to the oil and gas industry.
Manufacturer of metal buildings and structures for purposes commercial, industrial, agricultural, or otherwise.
Not only is Odessa a hub for oil and gas industry manufacturing, we are also becoming a hub for medical manufacturing. Odessa has grown to be the healthcare hub for the surrounding communities with state-of-the-art services and technology. Facilities such as Medical Center Hospital, Odessa Regional Medical Center, and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are leading the charge in the creation and implementation of new medical technologies and resources.
On top of this support, proximity to major markets and transportation resources allows businesses in Odessa the ability to ship to both coasts, east and west.
Odessa, Texas has a support system in manufacturing, whether it’s welding, fine machine work, electrical, motor repair, pump supplies… Anything a heavy manufacturer would need - All those services and equipment are available to us year-round, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
“I write this blog to provide businesses and site selectors from across the country with a source of current information about the benefits and resources the city of Odessa has to offer.” Wesley Burnett, Director of Economic Development for the Odessa Chamber of Commerce