Colorado’s electronics industry is capable of engineering, designing, and manufacturing everything from light emitting diodes (LEDs) used for sustainable lighting, to remote radiation sensors used for space-based applications.
Arrow Electronics, the Colorado-based electronics distribution and services company, was named by Forbes Magazine as one of “the world’s most admired companies” for the 12th consecutive year in 2012. Arrow Electronics supplies about 40 percent of the electronic components and services globally, and is Colorado’s largest revenue generating company. Arrow Electronics moved its executive offices to Colorado from New York in 2011.
More than 300 R&D, manufacturing, and distribution companies exist in Colorado and provide electronics products, components, and services to the commercial and industrial sectors. The increased development of the electronics industry also helps to support other industries within the state including Aerospace, Bioscience, Defense & Homeland Security, Manufacturing, and Technology.