The Highlands Economic Partnership has identified the following target industries for the region. These Industries were selected as prime opportunities for the area, based on our workforce development strategies, logistical advantage, and business-friendly environment.
Manufacturing today is a high-tech endeavor that requires innovative ideas and the flexibility to use those innovations in both the product and the process. By combining the advances of technology at TTU with our skilled and stable workforce, and the Highlands will have a competitive advantage in a diversified market. Having been incorporated into the Highlands Workforce Development and Education’s Pathways to Prosperity, the Highlands is working to ensure the availability of highly skilled workers in the field of Advanced Manufacturing.