instrumentation iconInstrumentation/Control Systems are developing into a manufacturing sector requiring both production and technical expertise. Private industry and government are demanding more accurate electrical/mechanical means for measuring, monitoring and controlling systems and products. Bartlesville’s existing energy expertise, industrial sites, and growing workforce are well-suited to meet this industry’s demands.

Major Activities and Services

Manufacturer of measuring, and control instruments. Manufacturer of a variety of industrial and fluid power valves. Manufacturer power, distribution, and specialty transformers; switchgear and switchboard apparatus; relays; and industrial controls. Specialized development, design and utilization of instrumentation and control processes.


  • Existing local industry and occupational specialization
  • Unique energy industry network/cluster
  • Machine Tool/Machinist Program at Tri-County Technology Center
  • Applied Technology program at Rogers State University
  • Existing industrial sites
  • Growing retail workforce, likely attracted to higher-paying and more stable positions

Instrumentation/Control Systems - U.S. Overview

Industry NAICS Code 2010 National Employment 5-Year Projected Change National Earnings per Worker
Electronic instrument manufacturing 3345 422,708 -1% $99,430
Industrial valve manufacturing 332911 24,668 2% $68,892
Electrical equipment manufacturing 33531 143,786 -10% $74,607
Engineering services 54133 1,048,598 13% $87,548

Source: Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc.