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Lockheed Martin signs lease in Goodyear

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by in Aerospace | AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Featured

Lockheed Martin, a publicly traded aerospace and defense company, announced on Monday, Aug. 11 that it has signed a two-year lease for 31,540 square-feet of office space in Buildings 12 and 13 at 1300 S. Litchfield Road in Goodyear. Jones Lang LaSalle acted as Lockheed’s broker in the transaction. The landlord, Reliance Management, is pleased… Read More →

Orbital Begins Building 81 Satellites in Gilbert

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Orbital Sciences Corporation, one of the world’s leading space technology companies, announced that it has started production of 81 satellites for the Iridium NEXT program as part of a contract between Orbital and Iridium’s prime contractor, French-Italian aerospace company Thales Alenia Space. Orbital will complete the assembly, integration, test and launch support phases for this… Read More →

New look for AERO Federal Credit Union

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AERO Federal Credit Union has unveiled their new logo and brand image for the organization. The new look will support the institution’s anticipated growth trend. “AERO’s history has been a part of the aerospace industry for many years. With the evolution of the organization the strategic direction has changed so updating the brand was only… Read More →

Aerospace & Defense Forum launches Arizona Chapter

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by in Business News | Legal | Tech

The Aerospace & Defense Forum, a global aerospace and defense organization promoting collaboration and commerce among industry leaders, has established an Arizona chapter which will launch in October. An impressive line-up of Arizona business leaders will lead the Arizona Chapter Steering Committee and host monthly meetings and networking events. The Phoenix meetings will be hosted… Read More →

Aerospace & Defense Forum launches Arizona Chapter

Aerospace and defense industry - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012
by in Business News | Legal | Tech

The Aerospace & Defense Forum, a global aerospace and defense organization promoting collaboration and commerce among industry leaders, has established an Arizona chapter which will launch in October. An impressive line-up of Arizona business leaders will lead the Arizona Chapter Steering Committee and host monthly meetings and networking events. The Phoenix meetings will be hosted… Read More →

OnTrac bringing 850 jobs to Chandler

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by in Business News | Economy

OnTrac, the leader in regional overnight package delivery service in the eight Western States, is moving its corporate headquarters to Chandler. The new offices are located in the Price Corridor at 2501 S. Price Road. The new building provides the company with additional space and the opportunity for future growth. It will also allow OnTrac… Read More →

GPEC analyzes impact of potential defense cuts

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by in Economy | Featured | Tech

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council today released findings and recommendations from its Aerospace and Defense Market Intelligence Program, a two-phase initiative that took an in-depth look at the region’s aerospace and defense companies to determine their strengths, weaknesses and readiness for the sequestration, federally-mandated automatic spending cuts scheduled to take place on March 1 unless… Read More →

GPEC puts together a science and technology strategy

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by in Business News | Tech

Even when the state was known for copper, cattle and citrus, Arizona has relied on being an innovator to drive its economy. “Arizona’s economic position has historically been defined by science and technology,” says Steven M. Shope, president of Mesa-based Sandia Research Corporation, “especially if you look back to the 1940s and 1950s, when the… Read More →

It takes fuel to win tech race

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by in Blogs | Featured | Tech

Many of us can relate to thinking of Arizona’s economy as an automobile race. To win, you need a smooth race course, a fast car, a winning driver and high-powered fuel. Carrying that analogy into Arizona’s technology sector, it’s clear that a lot of resources have been invested and progress has been made in building… Read More →

Trade official outlines importance of aerospace, defense to Arizona

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by in Business News | Economy | Politics | Tech

Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco Sánchez will highlight the importance of aerospace and defense industry exports to strengthening the American economy and creating jobs during his “Made in America” tour stop in the Phoenix area, on August 21. Sánchez will discuss export opportunities with local aerospace industry leaders at a roundtable hosted… Read More →

Computer & Aerospace Manufacturing – Arizona Builds Its Financial Future

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Computer and aerospace manufacturing plays a significant role in Arizona’s financial future. The economic storm that has wreaked havoc for most businesses was barely a breeze for Michael McPhie. “We were really not affected negatively,” says the CEO of Curis Resources, a mineral exploration and development company in Florence. “The economic downturn really did not… Read More →