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Key Sectors

Tees Valley’s key sectors have historically been in heavy industry, with hundreds of years of established infrastructure and expertise in advanced manufacturing and engineering, offshore oil and gas, logistics and chemicals and process industries.

The region’s experience in these sectors make the area the obvious choice for companies looking to invest here as the infrastructure, supply chain support and skills are already established to allow new and expanding business to easily set up and grow.

Tees Valley is also investing heavily in emerging sectors, with heavy focus on the healthcare and life sciences, digital and creative, energy and renewable, and professional business services sectors. These sectors are key to the economic development of the area and are all seeing growth and significant investment.