Business & Industry
Oxnard is an attractive
area on the central coast for the industrial and commercial development
sector. Retail trade, real estate, manufacturing and industry play a
primary role in the regional growth of the Oxnard plain. One of the most
important sources of local economic impact is the Oxnard Harbor
District, created in 1937 with the mission of managing and developing
the commercial deepwater Port of Hueneme. As one of Ventura County’s
premier economic engines, the Port moves 7.5 billion in cargo value
annually, ranking in the top 100 nationally among all U.S. ports.
The Naval Base Ventura County is also one of the
largest sources of jobs in the community with over 19,000 employees,
followed by Boskovich Farms Inc., Oxnard Union High School District,
St. John's Regional Medical Center and the City
of Oxnard municipal government. Two of the major
manufacturers in the community are HAAS Automation and Procter & Gamble
Oxnard has one of
the lowest industrial vacancies in Ventura County. In the first half of
2010, thirty new companies located to Oxnard ─ representing 700 jobs; and
of these new companies, approximately 60% are manufacturers.
The Oxnard Chamber
does provide Certificates of Origin to Exporters. Call the Chamber
office at 805-983-6118 for price information.