Q. What are the largest manufacturing industries?
A. Electronic Assembly.
Q. Who are the high tech manufacturing companies?
A. Tooh Dineh Industries in Leupp, Arizona; and Raytheon Missile Systems Company-NAPI near Farmington, New Mexico.
Q. What is the availability of engineers and scientists?
A. Approximately, the number of Navajo students by college major is as follows: 218 in Engineering, and 93 in Computer Information Systems.
Q. What raw materials are available to food processors?
A. Potatoes, beans, small grains, corn, onions, and alfalfa are some of the products grown to name a few. The Navajo Agricultural Products Industry negotiates harvest contracts with various food processing plants throughout the Unites States.
Q. How much is produced from natural resources?
A. Of the 17.6 million acres comprising the Navajo Nation, 1.4 million acres are suitable for irrigation. The Navajo Nation's priority rights to water flowing through its lands are established by Federal law. The reservation also includes 523,000 acres of Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir and 4.5 million acres of Pinon pine and Juniper. Presently the Navajo Nation is not harvesting forestland. The Navajo Nation is endowed with other natural resources such as coal, uranium, oil and natural gas.
Q. Is the Navajo Nation developing a Teleservice industry?
Q. What incentives are available for manufacturing?
A. Labor availability; low labor cost, low operating cost; easy access to market in the Western United States, tax breaks from the Federal Government; subsidization of labor cost during in-training by the New Mexico State Government and Arizona Department of Commerce; and a clean environment.