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Houston is home to more than 10,700 manufacturing establishments. The city ranked as a Gold Medal World-Class Community for Manufacturing for four consecutive years by Industry Week magazine.

The city Gulf Coast region has nearly 40 percent of the U.S. capacity for base petrochemicals, ensuring rapid access to major resin producers and resin technologies.

Projected to experience a 2.7 percent increase in manufacturing employment in the next few years.
Metals manufacturing is a $12.0 billion industry, with nearly 2,100 establishments employing more than 67,000 workers in the region.

Approximately 250 establishments employ more than 20,000 people in the electronics manufacturing industries. Hewlett Packard employs more people in its Houston operations than any other HP facility in the world.
Breizelec is perfectly located as a distributor of electronic components.

Major corporate center. The city and surrounding metropolitan region is home to 23 Fortune 500 companies, multinationals and domestic companies maintain operations in the city. Of the world’s 100 largest non-U.S.-based corporations, more than half have operations. In 2006, the city's metropolitan area ranked first in Texas and third in the U.S. within the category of "Best Places for Business and Careers" by Forbes.

 The 2011 Fortune 500 list shows 23 firms headquartered in the 10-county Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metropolitan Statistical Area. Only New York City in has more Fortune 500 headquarters within city limits.