INDUSTRIES


  • Pueblo is proud of its industrial heritage that began with Colorado Fuel and Iron Company in 1881.  Today the Steel Industry continues to flourish as Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel, producing rail, seamless pipe, rod and coiled reinforcing bar.  In 2010 Vestas North America began manufacturing 90-meter windtowers in Pueblo producing more towers than any other facility in the world. 
  • A rich agricultural industry, providing fresh produce locally and throughout the United States, thrives in portions of the Salt Creek Opportunity Zone.  Pueblo County ranks 10th in the state for production of vegetables and melons and 17th for cattle and calves (2012 Census of Agriculture, USDA)
  • Pueblo is the southern Colorado regional hub for health care needs with three primary medical hubs, 
    • Parkview Hospital
    • St. Mary Corwin Medical Center
    • Parkwest Medical Center
  •  Pueblo County/City is home to multiple industrial manufacturing enterprises with opportunities for growth and redevelopment.  Industry in Pueblo ranges from small household goods, beauty products, and coffee, to heavy industrial goods including steel, windtowers, and concrete railroad ties; all of which are exported throughout the United States and internationally.
  • Pueblo Economic Development Corporation provides incentives for capital projects and equipment purchases for new and expanding businesses through our local half-cent sales tax fund
  • Please visit the Pueblo Economic Development Corporation Website: https://www.pedco.org for more information on industry and incentives in Pueblo.
  • PEDCO’s Success Stories Timeline

Pueblo's Industries              and Employment



  • Atlas Pacific                                  179 employees
  • Collins Aerospace                        170 employees
  • Convergys                                     700 employees
  • Mission Foods                              248 employees
  • Professional Bull Riders Assn.   92 employees
  • Target Distribution Center          545 employees 
  • Trane                                            450 employees
  • Vestas                                            900 employees

Rail

  • St. Charles Industrial Park, Opportunity Zone, has development opportunities for Industry utilizing rail freight.
  • Pueblo is collaborating on the state initiative known as the Southwest Chief & Front Range Rail Commission.  Once completed, the Southwest Chief will reestablish Pueblo as a transportation hub for the Southwestern United States.  

Airport

  • The Pueblo Memorial Airport is a full-service municipal airport providing hangars, fuel, maintenance, charters, and commercial flights. 
  • With 40 Acres available for development and expansion opportunities, Pueblo Airport is able to offer tenants maximum flexibility in the design and layout of their space. 
  • All sites have direct taxiway access to the airport’s runways in addition to being adjacent to US Highway 50 and 5 miles from Interstate Highway 25.

Water

  • Pueblo Board of Water Works boasts not only the best tasting water in the Rocky Mountain Region (American             Water Works Association 2018 competition) but also the lowest rates among similar front range communities! 
  • treatment capacity of up to 84Million Gallons per Day, currently treat 45Million Gallons per Day on Peak Days
  • Availability of water to serve a population of 300,000