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Luke Air Force Base Gets F-35 Mission

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Glendale officials say the Department of Defense has chosen Luke Air Force Base for the new training center for F-35 fighter jets. “The goal of our statewide initiative was to send a clear message to the decision makers in Washington D.C. that Arizona strongly supports Luke Air Force Base continuing to serve as our nation’s… Read More →

Manufacturer Of The Year Awards 2012


The Arizona Manufacturers Council and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognized the achievements and contributions of four exceptional manufacturing companies at the 2012 Manufacturer of the Year Awards on May 11 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Phoenix. Manufacturer of the Year: Suntron Corporation Phoenix-based Suntron’s largest market segment is the defense industry. Given… Read More →

Aerospace And Defense Industry – Critical To Expanding Economy

Aerospace and defense industry - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012

Aerospace and defense industry is critical to expanding economy When I’m asked to name one sector of Arizona’s technology community that is critical to expanding the strength of the economic recovery, I always sum it up in two letters: A&D  — the aerospace and defense industry. It’s a cornerstone industry for Arizona, as our state… Read More →