Pima plans to boost programs in high-demand fields of aviation, mining and manufacturing.
Southern Arizona Manufacturing Partners arranges internships to help develop a new generation of workers
But local production, jobs are expected to increase.
The Tucson area’s main economic-development agency has adopted a new strategic “blueprint” with a goal of creating nearly 40,000 new jobs in the next five years.
A sampling of companies that have set up shop in the region over the last year.
Tucson Unified School District
PHOENIX — Arizona manufacturers and smelters are in line for a big tax break not being offered to other companies and individuals.
House Speaker Andy Tobin said Thursday that he and Gov. Jan Brewer have reached a deal on a new state budget.
PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a point last month but there are indications of problems remaining for the Arizona economy.
The U.S. energy advantage is under attack. The shale-gas revolution has spurred billions in new investments and resurrected industries that had left the country.
The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.
Oscar Wilde once famously said the optimist sees the doughnut, and the pessimist sees the hole. Contemporary Washington is fixated on the holes even as doughnuts are arriving by the dozen.
In Arizona, we grew up learning about the Five C’s. Cattle, citrus, copper, cotton and climate played important roles in our history.
Distribution hubs, trade corridors, superhighways, supply chains, logistics.
A regional collaboration including the University of Arizona and Pima County will develop a strategic plan for manufacturing in Southern Arizona and New Mexico with the help of a half-million-dollar federal grant.
Tucson-based Caid Industries has long been a major maker of custom metal equipment and structures for markets ranging from manufacturing to mining to public art.
Pima County will host a free Youth Career Expo at 3 p.m. April 10 at Tucson International Airport, 7250 S. Tucson Blvd.
The burgeoning economy in Sonora and renewed interest from Arizona businesses to enter the Mexican market has prompted the reinstatement of a state post to promote international trade in the region.
Aris' Duane Armijo, second from left, made the announcement with Sandra Watson, left, and Supervisors Sharon Bronson and Ramón Valadez.
The Aris Integration Insulated Panel System combines the strength of steel framing with the thermal properties of rigid cellular insulation.