A new research report from the Texas Governor’s office on the Texas Electronics Industry. Texas is first in the nation for electronics exports and in 2012 the industry exported over $35 billion. A summary of the report by the Governor’s office is below as well as a link to the full report.
Texas Electronics Industry Report
The Texas electronics industry is an integral part of the state’s current, past, and future economic diversity. Texas, #1 in electronic exports, has been a leader in the tech industry since the 1950s and currently ranks #2 in electronics employment with 196,000 jobs. With recent expansion from companies like Ericsson, Apple, Samsung, and National Instruments, Texas continues to prove itself as an industry hub.
The Texas Electronics Industry report provides an in-depth analysis of recent growth, workforce trends, recent innovations, and the companies that drive the industry. With a data-driven focus on computer, telecom, semiconductor, and electronic instrument manufacturing, the report shows that Texas’ highly skilled workforce, low-tax business friendly environment, large consumer market, and leading research universities, create an ideal location for electronic design and manufacturing firms.