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Kanto PPC

KPCT to Build Semiconductor Chemical Manufacturing...

November 22, 2022

The $200 million facility will be operational by 2025, creating over 60 jobs KPCT Advanced Chemicals, a joint venture between Kanto Group, a leading semiconductor chemical supplier based in Taiwan, and Chemtrade Logistics Inc., the leading North American producer of electronic grade sulfuric acid, announced today plans to build an electronic grade sulphuric acid manufacturing […]

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Chang Chun Arizona Breaks Ground On Manufacturing Facility...

October 20, 2022

The semiconductor chemical facility will be operational in 2023, creating over 200 jobs Chang Chun Arizona, a leading petrochemical supplier based in Taiwan, broke ground today on its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, Arizona. The facility is expected to be operational in 2023 and create over 200 jobs, contributing to the rapidly growing […]

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Paramount Global Surfaces Goodyear

Paramount Global Surfaces Distribution Warehouse Opening...

September 23, 2022

The 144,000 square-foot facility could bring as many as 100 new jobs to the region Paramount Global Surfaces (PGS), Happy Floors, and Stone Source announced today the launch of a new west coast warehouse in Goodyear, Arizona. The 144,000 square-foot facility will contain all product lines including porcelain tile, ceramic tile, natural stone, and luxury […]

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Townsquare Interactive Announces New Office In Phoenix

September 13, 2022

The digital marketing company plans to move into a permanent space in 2023, creating hundreds of jobs Townsquare Interactive is moving west. The digital marketing company is expanding to its second location, opening a 5,393 square-foot office space at One Renaissance Square in downtown Phoenix this month. Townsquare Interactive plans to move into an 11,875 […]

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Corning Gilbert Expansion

Corning Announces New Cable Manufacturing Facility...

August 30, 2022

The facility, supported by AT&T and record broadband demand, will create 250 jobs Corning Incorporated, one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science, announced today it is expanding its manufacturing capacity for optical cable, based on a long-term relationship with AT&T, as the nation’s largest fiber internet provider expands its fiber footprint. Corning will […]

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Chris Investment Advisory Council

GPEC President and CEO Chris Camacho Reappointed to...

August 17, 2022

Camacho was first named to the Investment Advisory Council in 2019, serving a two-year term Greater Phoenix Economic Council President & CEO, Chris Camacho, was reappointed to the Secretary of Commerce’s Investment Advisory Council (IAC), operating under the current Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo. “It’s a great privilege to work alongside the talented and diverse […]

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Enviro-Log Manufacturing Facility

Enviro-Log Company Announces New Wax Box Recycling...

July 28, 2022

The facility is expected to open this summer, creating over 50 new jobs Enviro-Log Company, LLC, a leading eco-friendly, consumer products and recycling company, is pleased to announce that it will open a new recycling and manufacturing facility in Glendale, Arizona this summer, creating over 50 jobs. Located at 7676 N. Glen Harbor Boulevard, the […]

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Bishop Fox Secures $75 Million in Growth Funding from...

Greater Phoenix technology companies are rapidly gaining interest and large investments from venture capitalists. With innovation as a springboard, the region has become a burgeoning technology hub and GPEC is celebrating every success as this ecosystem grows. Bishop Fox, the leading authority in offensive security, today announced $75 million in Series B funding from growth-oriented […]

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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

Partnership for Economic Innovation Secures Funding...

July 11, 2022

Arizona Commerce Authority awards $1.6 million to Arizona WearTech Applied Research Center The Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI), a passionate collective of business and community leaders dedicated to accelerating Arizona’s economic opportunities, announced that the Arizona Commerce Authority had awarded $1.6 million to support eight new applied research projects through its WearTech Applied Research Center. […]

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GPEC Statement: America COMPETES Act and U.S. Innovation...

July 8, 2022

In January of 2021, Congress passed the CHIPS Act. Now, more than a year later, we are still waiting for funds to be designated. It is imperative that House and Senate leaders reconcile differences in the America COMPETES Act and U.S. Innovation and Competition Act – allocating $52 billion dollars for investment in semiconductor manufacturing, […]

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