Keyword: Arizona Commerce Authority

Arizona makes big contribution to semiconductor …

8/9/2023
For more than 70 years, Arizona has stood at the forefront of semiconductor design, development, and production. The future looks even brighter. Industry leaders have announced more than $60 billion …

New YES tech center: 100 new Chandler jobs to be …

8/4/2023
When Yield Engineering Systems held its ribbon-cutting ceremony July 27, Ramakanth Alapati pointed out that the company, known as YES, has been in the semiconductor business since 1980. …

Arizona to create sites for job training in rural …

6/29/2023
PHOENIX — Arizona is going to create a network of sites designed to train residents in rural areas for the jobs that local employers need.

Arizona’s $58 billion in manufacturing investments …

4/4/2023
WASHINGTON – Arizona has attracted more than $58 billion in private investments for manufacturing since 2021, one of the highest levels in the country, according to the White House, which calls it proof that the president’s economic agenda is working.

Scottsdale Community College creates new film program …

9/8/2022
As Arizona continues to attract major film production opportunities to the state, the Arizona Commerce Authority has partnered with the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre at Scottsdale Community College to train local talent to fill openings as production assistants. The inaugural Production Assistant Certification program will run Oct. 3-7.

Corning bringing fiber-optic plant to Gilbert as part …

8/30/2022
Gilbert scored an economic victory as American multinational technology company Corning Inc. announced Tuesday, Aug. 30, it will put an optical cable manufacturing facility in the town’s …

Was land Glendale looks to annex used as a movie set?

4/6/2022
Annexing vacant land into the city limits is not an uncommon method to grow new uses, particularly for industrial zoning. In fact, the city of Glendale will consider two such proposals in one upcoming workshop.

Vertical farming facility coming to Avondale

6/22/2021
Silicon Valley-based agriculture tech startup OnePointOne is expanding its corporate and vertical farming production facilities to Avondale.

Arizona remains a hot spot for new residents — even …

8/19/2020
It used to be the “Five Cs.” During Arizona’s first years of statehood, the region’s natural complements of copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate were considered …

Nike to build facility in Goodyear after public outcry …

7/11/2019
Nike announced Thursday that it is making a significant manufacturing investment in its U.S. innovation footprint by opening a new Nike Air Manufacturing Innovation facility in Goodyear. The …