Week 8 (August 3-7) Wild West Explorers
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Business in Pueblo County - Major Industries
Pueblo County is helping to pave the way for a greener future by partnering with the European alternative energy company, Vestas Wind Systems. After a slight drop in the market in 2005, Vestas recovered and was voted Top Green Company of 2006. In late 2008 the company announced a manufacturing expansion in Pueblo, Colorado, which is now running at full production. One of the leading wind mill turbine producers in the world, the company currently employs about 450 people within Pueblo County.
Amongst the many industries in Pueblo County, one of its staples is manufacturing. With a skilled workforce, Pueblo County has brought in many major manufacturers. One of the more notable employers in the area is the multinational corporation, Trane Inc. As one of the largest employers in the area, Trane Inc. employs over 1000 people in Pueblo County.