Greater Phoenix’s large talent base and competitive labor costs make it the place for businesses to go to scale



SeaCa Packaging breaks ground on manufacturing facility...

October 26, 2018

PHOENIX (October 26, 2018) – SeaCa Packaging, owned by Seattle Tacoma Box Company, an over 125-year-old six generation family owned and operated company specializing in packaging, today announced its expansion to Greater Phoenix with the groundbreaking of a manufacturing plant in Surprise, Arizona. A wholly owned subsidiary company, SeaCa Packaging was founded in 1991. The […]

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Why manufacturing companies thrive in Greater Phoenix

When it comes to Greater Phoenix, manufacturing companies from around the world take advantage of all that our region has to offer. With more than 2,800 manufacturing companies and over 138,000 employees in the region, Greater Phoenix is a growing hub for manufacturing operations. In fact, industry leaders like Intel, Boeing, Shamrock Foods, Honeywell, Cardinal […]

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Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

IRIS USA selects Surprise for western US regional headquarters

February 18, 2015

IRIS USA, Inc., a consumer products company that sells to retailers across America and a subsidiary of IRIS Ohyama, Inc., announced it will build its Western United States Regional Headquarters in Surprise, Ariz.In making the announcement during her State of the City address, Surprise Mayor Sharon Wolcott said, “This project is aligned with the city’s goal of attracting foreign direct investment from quality companies that want to be a part of the vision and vitality of Surprise. We could not ask for a better new neighbor. Welcome IRIS USA.”IRIS USA’s new 280,000-square-foot building will include office, manufacturing and distribution space.Read the full press release here.

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