Arizona Lithium officially opens world-class lithium...

May 31, 2024

Arizona Lithium’s Tempe office is one of the company’s two major projects in the state TEMPE, Ariz. (May 31, 2024) – Arizona Lithium Limited (ASX: AZL, AZLO, AZLOA, OTC: AZLAF) (“Arizona Lithium”, “AZL” or “the Company”), a company focused on the sustainable development of two large lithium development projects in North America, the Big Sandy […]

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How to submit the CHIPS Act Pre-Application

A guide for the CHIPS Act pre-application process and priorities  As of May 1, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is accepting pre-applications for the first notice of funding (NOFO) for the CHIPS and Science Act, a federal bill that invests $52 billion into the national semiconductor industry. Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) legal partners […]

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CHIPS Act funding opportunities and application process

Greater Phoenix legal professionals discuss how to apply for the first round of CHIPS Act funding The CHIPS and Science Act, also known as the CHIPS Act, is poised to provide significant funding to semiconductor companies that operate in or plan to expand to Greater Phoenix. For anyone interested in receiving this funding, it’s important […]

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Meet Air2O: Phoenix-based hybrid air conditioning...

Co-Founder Mike Sullivan shares why he chose Greater Phoenix Before moving to the U.S. from the UK, I traveled to many states to find the best location to start the Air2O HVAC business. For reasons, I still can't explain it, I felt instantly at home in Arizona. It is a business-friendly state, has outstanding weather, […]

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Regional Report: Semiconductors

Greater Phoenix becoming global semiconductor industry hub Major investment to the Greater Phoenix economy from domestic and international semiconductor companies has presented the region with an opportunity to become a world leader in the industry. In 1990, almost 40% of the global semiconductor chain was produced in the U.S., but production capacity is now around […]

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Free to be: A game-changer

Laura Franco French, director of state government relations, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) I’m Laura Franco French and I’m originally from Phoenix, Arizona. I’m currently the Director of State Government Relations with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).  Prior to being hired at TSMC, I worked in the Mayor’s office as a member of the team that worked with […]

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Regional Report: Grid Electrification & EV Consumer...

Greater Phoenix a leader for electric vehicle innovation, manufacturingGreater Phoenix has become a hub for electric vehicle manufacturing in the United States.ElectraMeccanica broke ground on its U.S. Assembly Facility and Engineering Technical Center in Mesa, Ariz. on May 11. Zero Electric Vehicles (ZEV) has operated out of Tempe, Ariz. for about a year. The Ernst […]

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TSMC hires first recruiting class of 250 employees

Taiwan-based semiconductor manufacturer prioritizes hiring local talent for Phoenix fab April 30, 2021 Nearly one year ago, TSMC first announced it had selected Arizona for its new, U.S. advanced semiconductor factory. On Wednesday, TSMC announced it successfully reached the first employee recruiting milestone for the new fabrication (“fab”) manufacturing facility in Phoenix. TSMC welcomes over 250 new employees from across the United […]

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Phoenix is a top city for startup operations

Moov Technologies’ HQ shift to Greater Phoenix was...

As Moov Technologies doubled down on Greater Phoenix during the pandemic, it was natural for tech company to move its headquarters from San Francisco to Tempe.

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Why manufacturing companies thrive in Greater Phoenix

Manufacturing in Arizona Updated: 5/18/2022 In Greater Phoenix, manufacturing companies from around the world take advantage of all that our region has to offer. With more than 3,500 manufacturing companies and about 140,375 employees in the region, Greater Phoenix is a growing hub for manufacturing operations with employment that is expected to increase 8% by […]

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