bdtronic and Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation Announce 60 New Jobs Coming to Broken Arrow
The jobs announcement qualifies bdtronic for the Oklahoma Department of Commerce’s Quality Jobs Incentive.
“With bdtronic’s leading position as a supplier to this market, we have undertaken a rapid growth strategy and are pleased to partner with Oklahoma in being approved for the Quality Jobs Incentive,” says Michael Yarnall, President of bdtronic.
Yarnall says the 60 new positions highlight expertise in project management and engineering, machine controls software, mechanical and electrical assembly technicians, and support administration over the next 5 years.
Hopper Smith, executive director of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, praises the announcement.
“As a leader and supplier in a highly specialized sector, the expansion of bdtronic is a huge win for Broken Arrow and Oklahoma,” Smith says. “bdtronic has proven its commitment to the local community with the addition of 60 high-quality jobs and Commerce is pleased to be the agency that offers incentives that allow for growth and retention of our existing companies.”
Broken Arrow leaders praised the announcement as a boon for the local economy.
“The City Council and I could not be more excited about bdtronic’s commitment to expand its operations and provide more job opportunities here in Broken Arrow,” says Broken Arrow City Manager Michael Spurgeon. “This is yet another example of the private sector believing in the growth and prosperity that is happening in Broken Arrow and showing its commitment to our community by enhancing its workforce. Congratulations, bdtronic!”
Jennifer Conway, President and CEO of the BAEDC, says the investment will contribute to the prosperity of BA’s residents and further solidifies the community as a hub for innovation and economic development.
“bdtronic’s receipt of the Quality Jobs Incentive is not just a win for their company, but a resounding victory for Broken Arrow,” Conway says. “The creation of 60 high-quality jobs over the next five years is a testament to the company’s commitment to growth.”
bdtronic’s North and South America headquarters, situated in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, has been an integral part of the local business community since its establishment in 2003. The company has experienced consistent growth, which has been further accelerated in the past 5 years, particularly with the rapid expansion of the automotive industry’s investment in hybrid and electric vehicles.
bdtronic stands as the foremost global supplier of automated production machines and systems designed for the mixing and dispensing of reactive liquid polymers, plasma surface pretreatment, heatstaking of plastics and trickle impregnation of electric motors. The company’s cutting-edge solutions play a pivotal role in electronic sensor production, providing protection against moisture and vibrations.
With a primary focus on serving the automotive electronics sector, bdtronic’s machines contribute to the manufacturing of electronic components for vehicles worldwide. The company also extends its expertise to defense electronics, electronic lighting systems, and medical devices.
The Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation is committed to promoting economic growth, innovation, and development in our region. Through strategic partnerships and initiatives, the organization aims to create a thriving business environment that benefits the Broken Arrow community.