Key Sectors

Advanced Manufacturing

Skilled Talent, Access, and Reliable Energy.
Did You Know?
Founded in 1988, Systel, Inc. manufactures rugged computer hardware at its state-of-the-art facility in Sugar Land. The company was selected to support the U.S. Navy Network Tactical Common Data Link System in 2019 and also provides high-quality products and services for the U.S. Department of Defense.

From technology and electronic products to innovative packaging solutions and simple supply chain management, Sugar Land serves as an advanced manufacturing hub. It is also the corporate headquarters to a number of companies with a strong global reach. Sugar Land’s high-quality manufacturing workforce of cost-effective skilled and manual labor with access to major roads, rails, airports and ports make it a prime manufacturing location for domestic and international markets.  

Top Manufacturing Companies In Sugar Land

With Sugar Land’s proximity to manufacturing in Houston, the talent pool, reliable energy sources, high-speed telecommunication network, and access to major transportation corridors enhance and encourage advanced manufacturing companies to successfully operate within the city. 

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Top Manufacturing Clusters

Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing

Employment in Sugar Land
496
Location Quotient
3.10
Forecasted Annual Growth
2.7%
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Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing

Employment in Sugar Land
222
Location Quotient
1.16
Forecasted Annual Growth
1.3%
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Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing

Employment in Sugar Land
687
Location Quotient
1.29
Forecasted Annual Growth
2.3%
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Energy

The Houston region is the headquarters for virtually every segment of the energy industry and Sugar Land is home to many well-known energy companies such as Schlumberger, ChampionX and Fluor.  Located 20 minutes from downtown Houston, 25 minutes from Houston’s energy corridor, and with easy access to major transportation outlets, Sugar Land is a prime destination for both local petroleum companies in Texas and globally headquartered energy superpowers. 

Energy companies in Sugar Land have found success through a strong workforce, graduates from prestigious Texas universities, a highly trained technical workforce, and a diverse labor pool that provides businesses with an exceptionally effective cost of skilled and unskilled labor. Companies and their employees are drawn to Sugar Land for the area’s high-quality secondary and higher educational systems, exceptional quality of life, and reasonable housing costs for individuals and families. 

"The energy industry was the highest paying industry cluster for 2019 and was also the seventh largest cluster for number of jobs."

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