Custom Light Manufacturing

Manufacturing is one of the largest industry sectors in the Boise Metropolitan area with a LQ of 1.03.  Although the manufacturing sector overall in Eagle currently has a low concentration (LQ) of 0.28, some specific sectors underneath the manufacturing umbrella have a high concentration in Eagle (see table below), and Eagle has seen a 2.8% annualized growth over the past five (5) years indicating an emerging interest in this sector.   In addition, with the large industry sector in the region, Eagle could be a market for suppliers of larger manufacturing companies.  Eagle has a strong transportation network and proximity to a large customer base.

Existing companies that call Eagle Home are:  Woodlab, Hydrus Board Tech, Global Energy & Lighting, Bardenay Distillery, Greg Marsh Designer Cakes, 3-Horse Ranch Winery, Camille Beckman, Eagle Woodright, Sweet Valley Cookie Co., Great Harvest Bread Company, Bentley Door Company,  Unique Western Woodworks, Telongo LLC, High Desert Hardwood, Bagmaker, Cameron's Custom Cabinetry, and Gemtech.
Woodlab tables

Site Location Considerations

  • Existing customer base
  • Access to major markets
  • Availability of entry-level and skilled workforce
  • Close proximity to workforce training and apprenticeship programs
  • Outdoor recreational opportunities
  • Exceptional quality of life
  • Reliable communications infrastructure
  • Low-cost and reliable utilities

Eagle 2-digit NAICS Industry Snapshot, 2019Q1

Average Annual Wages LQ
$106,474 0.28

Boise City MSA 2-digit NAICS Industry Snapshot, 2019Q1

Average Annual Wages LQ
5-Year Annual % Growth
$29,591 1.03
3.6%

Eagle 4-digit NAICS Industry Snapshot, 10-Year Historical Growth, 2019Q3

Industry LQ
Eagle 10-Year Annualized % Growth
USA 10-Year Annualized % Growth
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
5.55
3.9%
-8.4%
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
3.65
6.1%
-0.4%
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing
2.02
n/a
-1.2%
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
1.96
-0.1%
0.3%
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
1.72
-13.6%
-0.6%
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing 0.87
0.7%
-3.8%
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 0.82
7.5%
0.7%
Beverage Manufacturing 0.63
-0.9%
4.8%

Eagle 4-digit NAICS Industry Snapshot, 10-Year Projected Growth, 2019Q3

Industry
Eagle 10-Year Annualized % Growth
USA 10-Year Annualized % Growth
Beverage Manufacturing
1.6%
0.6%
Other Food Manufacturing
1.6%
0.5%
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
1.3%
0.2%
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
1.2%
0.1%
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
1.2%
0.1%
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing
1.1%
-3.2%
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
1.1%
0.0%

 Source: JobsEQ®