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Look across sectors, and you’ll discover opportunities abound in Craig:
Light or heavy manufacturing: Ready labor force. Rapid logistics. Robust incentives.
Make it better with an available workforce offering agile and highly transferable skills. Ship it faster with interstate, rail, and air speed. And make it more profitably in a low-cost community and state offering powerful incentives for job creation.
Outdoor recreation manufacturing: The smart play in a recreational hub.
Colorado is a top-10 state in location quotient for outdoor recreation manufacturing, and Craig ticks all the important Colorado boxes, including proximity to customers, labor costs and quality, highway and transportation speed, pro-business climate, quality of place, and, importantly, reputation as an outdoor recreation hub; Craig is a nationally renowned outdoor recreation destination.
Transportation and logistics: The scenic route to success.
With its big sky and scenic vistas, Craig feels like a world away, but in fact it offers rapid market connections across the U.S. Located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and Colorado State Highway 13, Craig offers easy access to I-70 and I-80. For logistics operations, access to UP Class I rail and cargo shipping just 17 miles away at Yampa Valley Regional Airport increases options.
Agricultural processing/ag technology: Ingrained traditions. Farm-to-label opportunity.
When the Fitch ranching family purchased Brother’s meat processing plant from the owner— ready to retire after 20 years serving local ranchers—Deborah Fitch said, “We want to provide a high-quality product while keeping the old-school style alive.” In fact, the operation has continued to flourish, with new opportunities through the Fitch Ranch Artisan Meat Co. retail store and caterer. Business that looks out for the community while looking out for opportunity—that’s what makes Craig special.
Small business: Entrepreneurs welcomed, supported.
Manufacturers, retailers, distillers, and more—entrepreneurs and small businesses of all sizes are thriving in Craig, thanks to lower costs, favorable incentives, and a community genuinely invested in small business success.
Tourism-related technology: An engaging environment for innovators.
Innovators can immerse themselves in an unspoiled recreational paradise, while also leveraging instant global connections through excellent broadband connections. Craig offers all the right horizons for innovation, supported by lower costs, high quality of life, and a real sense of community. And for qualified tech projects, Colorado offers an Advanced Industry Accelerator program.