Riverside’s strong manufacturing sector represents some of the world’s most advanced technologies from injection molding and food safety preparation to medical device manufacturing and products for the Aerospace industry. With a lower cost of living and doing business than surrounding counties and strategic proximity to vital California markets, Riverside is poised to remain a manufacturing hub for Southern California.
Riverside is strategically located central to key Southern California markets with convenient access by air, rail, highway and local ports.
Riverside is located in the newly expanded Foreign Trade Zone #244
Lower Cost to Do Business
Riverside Public Utilities water and electricity rates are lower than those serviced by Southern California Edison
Each year Riverside colleges and universities have a new supply of graduates ready to enter the workforce. In 2017, a combined total of over 9,100 degrees were conferred to local graduates.
The City of Riverside is home to four local colleges and Universities offering programs in Automated Systems Technicians, Engineering Technology and Computer Aided Production Technology as well as a variety of relevant bachelor degrees including Mechanical Engineering and Biotechnology.
As the City of Riverside's' Economic Development Division, we’re here to help. We want to see your business grow and flourish so we’ve provided a few tools to help you and your business.
TCI Lab is one of the leading contract manufacturing and private label companies in the United States.
K & N Engineering, Inc.
K & N Engineering, Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems.
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