Targeted Industries

Thornton is part of the larger Metro Denver region. Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation has diligently identified and supported a core group of industry clusters for the past ten years. These are industries in which the region consistently competes and wins on a national and international level.

The target industries selected for Thornton were purposefully selected from the current list of regional target industries supported by the Metro Denver EDC. This list of regional targets established a baseline to select a precise list that matches with the city of Thornton’s strengths and capabilities.

Thornton’s targeted industries include:

  • Aerospace
  • Broadcasting & Telecommunications
  • Energy
  • Healthcare & Wellness
  • Software & Information Technology