Our Businesses

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The City of Torrance prides itself on being a balanced city, balancing the residential, commercial and industrial sectors, and creating a place where people love to live, work and play. Our robust and diverse business community is made up of leaders in their fields, and prides itself on being engaged and active in the fabric of the City.

The City of Torrance licenses thousands of businesses annually, including businesses located outside of the city that conduct work within our jurisdiction. From small family-owned businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups, to international headquarters and major manufacturers, Torrance is home to a diverse business community that are leaders in their field. Sectors found in the City of Torrance include, but are not limited to:

  • aerospace manufacturing and testing
  • alternative fuels, electric vehicle conversion and electric vehicle charging technologies
  • surgical and medical instrument manufacturing
  • craft beer breweries
  • pharmaceutical and peptide manufacturers
  • automotive research and development
  • pet food manufacturing
  • auto dealerships representing over 25 brands
  • hotels
  • nationally ranked hospitals and medical specialists