Borger is the home of the world’s largest inland petrochemical complexes. Chevron-Phillips Chemical Company produces specialty chemicals and is the sole manufacturer of RYTON plastics in the world. ConocoPhillips Petroleum Company processes crude oil and natural gas liquids. Agrium manufactures nitrogen fertilizer in its Borger plant.

We also have Sid Richardson Carbon Company, which produces rubber grade carbon black and is used to strengthen rubber tires, and Degussa Engineered Carbons, Inc., which produces a variety of carbon blacks at its Borger facility.


Outstanding Labor Force

You will find a well-trained young labor force in Borger. Virtually cost-free training programs, provided through the Texas Employment Commission and Borger’s Frank Phillips College, ensure a continuously renewing labor pool.

Strong Industrial Support
One of our great commercial strengths is our industrial support infrastructure, which includes precision machine shops…electrical, industrial, chemical, and equipment suppliers…and construction and freight services.

Labor Analysis

Radius of Labor Drawing Area: 50 miles

 

Number Employed
Borger
4,992
Hutchinson County
8.135

Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%

Unemployment Rate (March 2012):
Borger: 5.5%
Hutchinson County: 7.0%

Annual Number of Graduates:
High School: 193
College: 154

Work Stoppages in Last 5 yrs: ………………………………………… 0
Manufacturing Employment:…………………………………………… 2,232
County Average Weekly All Industry Wage: ……………………… $667.75
Manufacturing Workers in Unions: ………………………………….. N/A

• Right to Work Law: Yes
• Wage and/or Labor Information Available: Yes
• In-Plant Training Funds Available: Yes

 

Name
Product or Service
Employees
Year Established Here
Union Yes/No
% of total
ConocoPhillips
Petroleum/Gasoline
1030 plus contractors
1926/2002
Yes/65%
Borger ISD
Education
492
1926
No
ChevronPhillips
Specialty Chemicals
352
1944
N/A
H. B. Zachary
Maintenance/ Construction
250
1990
No
Golden Plains Community Hospital
Medical
210
1937
No
D. E. Rice Construction
Construction
175
1968
No
Wal-Mart
Retail
153
1990
No
The City of Borger
Government Services
137
1926
No
United Supermarket
Grocery
126
1980
No
Northwest Insulation
Insulation Sales/Contracting
118
1971
No
Sid Richardson Carbon Co.
Carbon Black
115
1986
Yes/75%
Frank Phillips College
Education
110
1948
No
Orion Engineered Carbon, Inc.
Carbon Black
77
1929
No
Agrium U.S.
Ammonia/urea
61
1969
No
R&M Energy Systems
Oil product flow equipment
65
N/A
No
Borger Health Care Center
Skilled Nursing Facility
55
1972
No

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