Doing Business in

GREATER PHOENIX

Where companies go to scale

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Manufacturing & Logistics

Greater Phoenix is a leader in the Mountain West for logistics operations, and one of the best locations for manufacturing. With the third largest labor pool and some of the lowest labor costs in the western U.S., Greater Phoenix features an affordable operating environment and access to your consumer base.

Skilled Labor Pool

The Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Technology programs at Maricopa Community Colleges teach CNC machining, welding and other key manufacturing operations.

Top Ranked Programs

Arizona State University’s Department of Supply Chain Management is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally.

Fast-Track Permitting

The region offers competitive operating advantages, including 90 days or fewer permitting.

By The Numbers

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35 million consumers can be served within a single day’s truck haul
40%
The Greater Phoenix region offers operational costs of up to 40% less than California
75%
Shipping costs to California are up to 75% lower than other Mountain West markets

Greater Phoenix’s environment helps to support and grow your business.

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Access to Major Markets and Skilled Labor

Manufacturing and logistics companies in Greater Phoenix enjoy the benefits of low business costs, minimal regulation and an advantageous operating environment. The state offers a minimalist regulatory approach, no corporate franchise tax and is constitutionally recognized as a right-to-work state. Aggressive tax credits and incentives make Greater Phoenix a location of choice for logistics and distribution center operations.

With key connectivity and infrastructure through numerous airports and sophisticated freeway and rail systems, Greater Phoenix offers the ability to access more than 35 million consumers within a single day truck haul.

Companies such as Intel, Boeing, Shamrock Foods, Honeywell, Stich Fix and Amazon all enjoy the region’s pro-business environment. Greater Phoenix offers a skilled labor pool with talent in fields ranging from assembly to engineering. The region’s many available buildings and sites make it easy to relocate or expand to Greater Phoenix.