Lea County is home to several manufacturing sectors and over 180 manufacturers, including food production, a National Enrichment Facility, and energy-related projects that take advantage of the county’s business-friendly climate that offers incentives and solutions.

Manufacturing also includes much of the oil and gas industry such as refining practices, nonmetal mineral manufacturing, metal production, and machinery production. Lea County has over 120 manufacturers relating to oil and gas alone.

Average weekly wage: $2,523 (1st Quarter 2015)

Gross Receipts (sales) from 2008-present

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Manufacturing $213,747,659 $152,138,534 $166,259,282 $266,850,127 $340,933,140 $452,416,708 $663,766,236

Source: New Mexico Department of Taxation & Revenue

Some positions needed in the manufacturing sector include:

  • Plant managers
  • Quality Assurance Techs/Managers
  • Production
  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • Physical Therapists
  • Mechanics
  • CDL drivers
Lea County has over 180 manufacturers and distributors in varying industries including oil and gas, machinery, welding, parts, food, fashion, energy, and more! Below, you’ll find a sample of Lea County’s manufacturers. Please contact us for the complete list.

Apache Corp
Arapahoe Oilfield Services
Banta Oilfield Services
Baker Hughes
Basic Energy Services
Chevron Mid-Continent
Cudd Energy Services
EOG Resources
Gandy Corp
Fulfer Oil & Cattle
Key Energy Services
LACT Service Co
Lightning Industries
McVay Drilling Co
Merryman Construction
Maclaskey Oilfield Services
Me-Tex Oil & Gas Co
Nabors Well Services
Navajo Refining Co
Pemco of New Mexico
R360 Environmental Solutions
Schlumberger Technology Corp
Stone Oilfield Services
Weatherford International

and many more!

A&M Machine Works
ABC Machine Shop
Blair Machine
Curtis Machine
DXP Enterprise
Fastenal Co
Universal Precision

C&D Auger Co
Drive Train
Jaco Bit Corp
One Step Pipe Templates

and more!

Custom Engraving
D&D Coatings
Hobbs Iron & Metal
R&R Trophy

Chuck’s Welding
Custom Welding
Gonzales Welding & Machine Shop

Energy Services Group
Joule Unlimited
Intercontinental Potash Corp
Intrepid Potash
The Bee Man (honey)
Cowboy Up (energy drinks)
RMS Foods (BOCA Burgers)
The Color Printer
Hobbs News Sun
The Jal Record
Master Printers
Soaring Society of America
Superior Printing Service
Thrifty Nickle Want Ads
Lovington Leader
Cactus Junction Tees
K&K Products
New Mexico Screen Art
Jewel Bits
Solitaire Jewelers
Q Systems (theatrical staging equipment)
Quilts Etc (machine quilting)
Total Safety Equipment
Signs Express (signs)
Auld Sign Co (signs)
Eggleton Cabinet Shop (cabinets)
Wallach Concrete (concrete for construction)
Hobbs Vacuum Center

and more!