Computer and Electronic Products

Computer and Electronic Products Manufacturing Employment

Why track Computer and Electronic Products?

Computer and electronic manufacturing products comprise one of the most important trade commodities between Arizona and Mexico. The dynamics of Arizona’s employment in this industry sector provides a measure of Arizona’s capacity to build and sustain an export-based economy. In combination with Sonora’s IMMEX employment, this indicator provides insight into the capacity of Arizona and Sonora to compete in the NAFTA area. In addition, it situates the Arizona and Sonora globally as an integrated bi-national region with respect to computer and electronic product manufacturing. 

What is measured?

Computer and electronic product manufacturing includes employment identified as Subsector 334 in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). This includes employment in industries that produce things like computers, communications equipment, audio and video equipment, semiconductors, navigational and instrument manufacturing.