“We want to be in Erie because the development and growth is strong here.” — Magnum Plastics
f you are looking for the perfect place to land, look at Erie, Colorado. It is the northern hub of growing metro Denver. The Town is focused on growth with $135 million dollars in Capital Improvement Projects planned over the next five years. Landing is easy at Erie’s municipal airport, surrounded by development opportunities that include through the fence access. If you are not flying, the interstate provides north and south access to the state. The intersection of I-25 and Erie Parkway sees 97,700 visits daily.
Magnum Plastics is an injection-molding manufacturer that designs and customizes medical components and supplies the number one kidney dialysis entity in the world. They moved their headquarters to Erie in 2000 because of the proximity to Denver, Boulder County and the interstate. “We chose Erie because you can go anywhere you need to go quickly, and the friendliness of the people and the ease of which it was to work with Town departments to establish and expand our business. We want to be in Erie because the development and growth is strong here. We have grown from 28 to 84 employees in the last two years … and our customers love to come here,” said Cathy Cairns, Chief Financial Officer for Magnum Plastics.
Why not move closer to the people you plan to hire? 52.9% of Erie’s residents hold college degrees with a majority working in management, science, sales, office and the arts. The community has perks! Erie has a state of the art recreation center, trails, bike lanes and recreation pass discounts for business.