Life Sciences

Ogden is home to a robust and growing life sciences industry cluster, which employs more than 4,600 people in the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. In particular, Ogden has specialization in biopharmaceuticals and medical device manufacturing. 

Major employers include:

  • Albion Laboratories
  • Cornerstone Nutritional Labs
  • Fresenius
  • Global Health Industries
  • Nutrapure

Additionally, there are unique opportunities for life sciences companies to collaborate with leading healthcare providers such as McKay-Dee Hospital (managed by Intermountain Healthcare).

Workforce

Life Sciences Jobs (JPG)

Major Employers

Company Name
Number of Employees
Fresenius USA Manufacturing
1,000 to 1,999
Cornerstone Nutritional Labs
250 to 499
Nutrapure, Inc.
250 to 499
Albion Laboratories
100 to 249
Global Health Industries
100 to 249
UST Manufacturing, LLC100 to 249
Nutracomp, Inc.50 to 99

Source: Utah Department of Workforce Services, 2018.

Education & Training

Over 2,500 students complete engineering and manufacturing programs at area colleges each year. These colleges include:

  • Weber State University
  • Utah State University
  • University of Utah
  • Bridgerland, Davis, and Ogden-Weber technical colleges
  • Salt Lake Community College

Pathway programs at local high schools include Advanced Composites, Engineering, and Information Technology. Apprenticeships developed by industry associations receive state funding (e.g., Machine Utah).

Completions by Program, 2015 to 2016 (PNG)