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Electronics maker to hire 50 people for new Tucson plant

Quik Tek Assembly, a Tempe-based contract electronics provider and supplier to Raytheon Missile Systems, will hire 50 workers here as part of an expansion to Tucson, the region’s economic-development agency said.

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Garmin closes Tucson dog-collar plant, laying off 60

Tri-Tronics Inc., a subsidiary of GPS-device maker Garmin Ltd., has closed its local electronic dog-collar manufacturing operation, laying off about 60 production workers as production is moved to Taiwan.

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Raytheon lays off 'small number' of salaried workers

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, the region’s largest private employer, laid off an undisclosed number of salaried employees Thursday.

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Make money, find deals on Facebook's yard sale groups

Make money, find deals on Facebook's yard sale groups

A friend recently introduced me to Facebook yard sale groups. I had never heard of such a thing until now. And I am in love.

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Longtime car dealer O'Rielly gets major makeover

Longtime car dealer O'Rielly gets major makeover

A major remodeling at O’Rielly Chevrolet on East Broadway includes a complete face-lift and new features — including an indoor delivery area where car buyers can learn to use all the new technology packed into cars these days.

September 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson's Dataforth Corp. is allowing machines to talk back

Tucson's Dataforth Corp. is allowing machines to talk back

Alona Youmagul, a surface mount technician, prepares boards for screen printing at the Dataforth manufacturing facility, 6230 S. Country Club Road. The 49-person company makes units for acquiring and controlling data, signal conditioning and data communication.

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Tucson's Dataforth Corp. is allowing machines to talk back

Tucson's Dataforth Corp. is allowing machines to talk back

The Industrial Age has merged with the Information Age on factory floors around the world, as industrial machines increasingly "talk" about their health and work with their human masters.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson's Dataforth Corp. is allowing machines to talk back

Tucson's Dataforth Corp. is allowing machines to talk back

Bill Oldham, a Dataforth technician, applies polyurethane inside of component end caps to help cushion the equipment from minute vibrations produced in industrial settings.

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Tucson company helps machines 'talk' to each other

The Industrial Age has merged with the Information Age on factory floors around the world, as industrial machines increasingly “talk” about their health and work with their human masters.

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Recycle your e-junk, help in 2 ways

Recycle your e-junk, help in 2 ways

A few years ago, the digital conversion of television began a flood of unwanted tube-based TV sets.

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Recycle your e-junk, help in 2 ways

Recycle your e-junk, help in 2 ways

If a computer cannot be refurbished, it is stripped down and parts of it are recycled at Rise Equipment Recycling Center.

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Oro Valley firm moves operations to Austin

Cirrus Logic is closing an integrated-circuit design center in Oro Valley and moving those operations to Austin, Texas.

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Cirrus Logic closes Oro Valley circuit design center

Cirrus Logic is closing an integrated-circuit design center in Oro Valley and moving those operations to Austin, Texas, affecting 45 employees.

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Pima County deputies make arrests in 2 separate burglary cases

Pima County deputies make arrests in 2 separate burglary cases

Three people have been arrested in two separate burglary investigations, a spokesman for the Pima County Sheriff’s Department says.

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New retailer targets the credit-challenged

New retailer targets the credit-challenged

Conn's Home Plus is moving into a former Circuit City building at 5530 E. Broadway and expects to be open in time for holiday shopping. The company plans to hire some 40 sales associates.

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New retailer focuses on credit-challenged

New retailer focuses on credit-challenged

A furniture, appliance and electronics store that bills itself as catering to the "underserved and underbanked" is set to open by year's end in central Tucson.

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Tucson tech: Chips to monitor health data dissolve when no longer needed

Tucson tech: Chips to monitor health data dissolve when no longer needed

A biodegradable integrated circuit may be implanted in people so that medical conditions can be monitored. Such implants may be dissolvable in water or bodily fluids.

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Tucson tech: Chips to monitor health data dissolve when no longer needed

Tucson tech: Chips to monitor health data dissolve when no longer needed

Someday perhaps in the not-too-distant future, you may have a doctor's appointment to implant a tiny electronic chip in your body to monitor a medical condition.

October 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Investors buy Cirrus Logic's local Apex unit for $26M

A private investment group has acquired the Tucson-based Apex Precision Power business unit of Cirrus Logic Inc. for $26 million.

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