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Quik Tek Assembly Expands into Tucson


Quik Tek Assembly, a minority-owned provider of contract manufacturing services, announced that it has expanded operations to the Tucson region. Quik Assembly Solutions, a division of Quik Tek Assembly, has leased an 8,000 square-foot building at 3450 S. Broadmont, Suite 120, and plans a $700,000 capital investment. The new facility will be open by April… Read More →

GPEC analyzes impact of potential defense cuts

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 →

Advancing Arizona’s Heroes

by in Business News | Economy

This week, our nation took time to celebrate the enormous contributions and sacrifices of those who have served in our Armed Forces. Just in time for Veterans Day, the Arizona Chamber Foundation released its latest policy brief, Economic Opportunity for Arizona Veterans. This new report highlights the importance of veteran employment and outlines specific policy… Read More →

Innovation unites Arizona’s economic engines

by in Business News | Economy | Tech

When Arizona became a state 100 years ago, it was easy to identify its economic engines, those industries, innovators and locations that drove the state’s economy and employment. They all started with C — copper, cotton, citrus, cattle and climate. A decade later, it’s not so easy. “We must find ways to diversify our economy,… Read More →

Raytheon shoots down allegations it stole trade secrets

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Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is denying allegations raised in a former partner’s lawsuit that it stole missile warhead trade secrets. Ordnance Technologies North America Inc. filed a federal lawsuit against Raytheon in May. The Arizona Daily Star reports it is seeking a court order halting Raytheon’s use of the bunker-busting warhead technology used in Tomahawk… Read More →

Computer & Aerospace Manufacturing – Arizona Builds Its Financial Future

manufacturing - Arizona Business Magazine May/June 2012

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 →

Arizona’s Largest Manufacturing Companies

Manufacturing Companies

Arizona’s 10 largest public and privately held manufacturing companies, ranked by the number of employees based on full-time equivalents of 40 hours per week and based on industry research. ŒRaytheon Co. Arizona employees in 2012: About 12,000 Employment change since 2011: Added about 500 jobs 2010 revenue: $25.2 billion Principal: Taylor W. Lawrence, president Company’s… Read More →