Opportunities abound in other industries and across the border, attendees are told.
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.
Once the clock strikes 7 on Tuesday night, the competition for this much-sought-after plant is largely out of local hands.
Big airport required. Seaport desired. And lots of tax breaks.
On Wednesday, Gordon King said Machinists in Seattle are best qualified to do the work.
Anti-union advocates say Missouri at a competitive disadvantage; others say having an experienced, organized workforce is a plus.
State confident its $1.7 billion offer can compete with bigger numbers from elsewhere.
Would work three shifts, no overtime, on 777X plant