Key Industries

Aerospace & Defense

Ogden is just two miles from Hill Air Force Base, in the heart of Utah's aerospace and advanced manufacturing industry cluster.  Our region is home to a young, well-educated workforce with strengths in engineering, advanced materials and manufacturing, and software development.

Outdoor Products
The Wall Street Journal has named Ogden “the center of outdoor sports gear in the U.S.,” while Outside Magazine recognized it as one of the “Best Towns in America” and National Geographic ranked it as a “Top 10 Emerging Ski Town.”

  1. Life Sciences
    Ogden is home to a robust and growing life sciences industry cluster. In particular, Ogden has specialization in biopharmaceuticals and medical device manufacturing. Major employers include Fresenius Medical Care and Capstone Nutrition.

  2. Software & Technology
  3. A skilled software and information technology workforce is found across several of Ogden’s industry clusters, particularly aerospace. Additionally, new tech companies are starting and growing in the Ogden area, thanks to initiatives such as the Startup Ogden co-working space.

  4. Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
  5. Ogden is a community of makers, with a long history of innovation and creative energy. From jet engines to carbon fiber bike wheels, Ogden has fostered an innovative manufacturing culture, using the most advanced materials and processes available.