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Ambassador Event: How GPEC innovates to advance Greater...

Named the top economic development organization in the U.S. in 2020 by the International Economic Development Council, GPEC has remained on the cutting edge of the industry by advancing our AI-driven strategy and insights, data science capabilities, research and analytics portfolio, business development tactics, and integrated marketing and public relations efforts. Our ability to work […]

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Meet Benchmark Electronics: World-class design, engineering,...

A conversation with Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Solutions Teresa Lamberger   Tell us about your company:  Teresa Lamberger: Benchmark provides comprehensive solutions across the entire product life cycle; leading through its innovative technology and engineering design services; leveraging its optimized global supply chain; and delivering world-class manufacturing services in the following industries: complex industrial, commercial aerospace, defense, […]

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Case Study: H.E.R.O.S. finds lower costs & regulations...

H.E.R.O.S. Inc., a helicopter engine repair and overhaul company, realized in late 2018 that the cost of operating out of California necessitated a move. The company considered Tennessee, Texas and Nevada before deciding on Greater Phoenix. H.E.R.O.S. opened a facility in Chandler on April 1 and has so far created 20 new jobs in the […]

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Dexcom revenue, production has skyrocketed over its...

In 2016, continuous glucose monitoring system manufacturer Dexcom (DXCM) announced it was opening an advanced manufacturing facility in Mesa, Ariz. with the expectation it would eventually create “more than 500” jobs. Four years later, it employs more than 1,000 employees in Arizona.

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H.E.R.O.S. Inc., an industry leader in repairing and overhauling helicopter engines, is relocating its headquarters from California to Arizona.

H.E.R.O.S. Inc. relocates its headquarters to Greater...

September 4, 2019

The regions competitive talent pool and opportunities drive H.E.R.O.S.’ decision to leave California CHANDLER, AZ (September 4, 2019) – H.E.R.O.S. Inc., an industry leader in repairing and overhauling helicopter engines, is relocating its headquarters from Santa Clarita, Calif. to Chandler, Ariz. The company will occupy nearly 19,000-square-feet of industrial space at 10 Chandler, located at […]

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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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