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Claremore-Rogers County, OK Business Overview

Several advantages make this region ideal for businesses

By Kevin Litwin on December 10, 2016

Claremore, OK: Baker Hughes
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Claremore and Rogers County continue to grow in population and average income which, in turn, invigorates the business sector. Companies have access to a productive and skilled workforce, along with low operational costs. Here are some other reasons for choosing Claremore-Rogers County:

Transportation

Distribution, warehousing, manufacturing and logistics companies can rely on an excellent transportation system here. Advantages include Interstate 44, OK Highways 20 and 88, Route 66 and the Will Rogers Turnpike, plus Class I rail carriers Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific. Also serving businesses is the Tulsa Port of Catoosa and the Claremore Regional Airport.

Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority

Strengthening and improving the local economy by recruiting, retaining and expanding local industries is the mission of the Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority. The organization collaborates with local, state and federal agencies to offer incentives to industries, and it assists companies with site location, financial dealings and business consultation services. CIEDA also oversees the Claremore Industrial Park, certified as site-ready and offering 225 acres of property with convenient access to nearby highways.

Good for Small Businesses

Claremore is a city that features a strong small-business community. In fact, the Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce has more than 450 members, and more than 90 percent are small companies with 25 or fewer employees. 

Baker Hughes

Claremore is known as a growing engineering hub. The Artificial Lift Research and Technology Center owned by Baker Hughes is a state‐of‐the‐art facility that serves companies in the oil industry. The $36 million complex allows Baker Hughes to test artificial lift systems that are vital for pumping oil out of wells; the 80,000-square-foot building features six test wells where research and advancements take place. Also on site is a sky box for customers and researchers to view well-pumping tests.

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