Made in SATX
In Texas, everybody thinks big. But in San Antonio, our big ideas become cool STUFF. We make everything from McGriddles and plane parts to solar panels and trucks. San Antonio companies research, develop, produce, and distribute products with global reach and universal appeal.
San Antonio has the necessary elbow room for manufacturing and distribution. Let greater:SATX help you start your search today.
Where History is Made
Manufacturing has a long and storied history in San Antonio. For over 300 years, we have been focused not only on making and distributing cool stuff but also developing a trained and enthusiastic workforce.
Workforce Programs that Work
More than 20 specialized training providers offer support for manufacturing careers in San Antonio. Learn more about some of the programs that support Greater San Antonio manufacturers.
From American flags to fighter jets, manufacturing in Greater SATX has deep military ties. A few things made here:
F/A-18 Super Hornets
Lighthouse for the Blind
Helmet Straps & Combat Shirts
The military’s only burn unit.
San Antonio shoes
Standard Issue Sneakers
San Antonio is dedicated to maintaining and growing our oldest industry. There are over 1,000 manufacturing and distribution employers in San Antonio with a trained and ready workforce.
See how far your money will go in Greater SATX
Top Posted Occupations
- Machine Operators
- Production Operators
- Production Supervisors
Top Three Posted Skills
Top Three Posting Employers
- Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas, Inc.
Top Completed Programs
CAST STEM – High school system that prepares students for careers in advanced manufacturing.
TX FAME – A dual-track, apprenticeship style training program that works to create a pipeline of highly-skilled manufacturing workforce in San Antonio. Companies involved to date are Toyota Texas, CPS Energy, H-E-B, Caterpillar, Joyson Safety Systems, and Toyotetsu Texas.
Alamo Colleges – Provides curriculum and training to prepare the manufacturing workforce.
The UTSA Center for Manufacturing and Lean Systems – Conducts research and development and provides training for jobs in advanced manufacturing.
Source: Emsi Job Posting Data, Q2 2020
The San Antonio Manufacturing Association is a member-driven organization dedicated to strengthening the manufacturing industry in greater San Antonio. For over 100 years, SAMA has been the voice of San Antonio manufacturing businesses and people.
Manufacturing Jobs Start Here
If you’re ready for a career in manufacturing, San Antonio is ready for you.
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Just Getting Started
San Antonio’s oldest industry hasn’t finished growing by a long shot. If you would like to join our growing industry, contact our team.