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Gov. Hobbs speaks at a podium with the USA flag and google logo to the left and Arizona state outline and flag to the right.

Google announces new commitment to Arizona

September 6, 2023

Google breaks ground on massive Mesa data center MESA, Ariz. (September 6, 2023) – Today, Google broke ground on a new $600 million data center in Mesa, and will use state-of-the-art technology to air cool the facility. This will be the company’s first physical presence in the state. Governor Katie Hobbs, Mesa Mayor John Giles, […]

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Three men and a women pose with two tablets displaying a signed MOU in front of a backdrop with Startup Island TAIWAN and GPEC logos.

Sen. Kelly, Chris Camacho visit Taiwan to deepen economic...

August 22, 2023

Sen. Mark Kelly and Chris Camacho met with TSMC, semiconductor suppliers, and aerospace and drone companies PHOENIX (Aug. 22, 2023) – Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly, who was a chief negotiator of the CHIPS and Science Act and successfully attached his Building Chips in America Act to streamline permitting processes into the Senate-passed National Defense Authorization […]

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The USA and Arizona flag billow on a flag pole next to the Mexico flag blowing at the same height as the USA flag.

Chris Camacho appointed to Arizona-Mexico Commission

August 18, 2023

Ariz. Gov. Katie Hobbs announced the new board for the Arizona-Mexico Commission, aligned closely with Sonora PHOENIX (Aug. 17, 2023) – Ariz. Gov. Katie Hobbs has announced her appointees to the Arizona-Mexico Commission. The Hobbs administration is working closely with Sonoran counterparts to ensure that Arizona is aligned and ready to begin working in a […]

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Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Startup Island TAIWAN...

August 17, 2023

The Greater Phoenix, Arizona-based economic development organization and Taiwan national startup brand signed the agreement alongside U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly TAIPEI, Taiwan (Aug. 17, 2023) — The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) and Startup Island TAIWAN, with the support of the National Development Council (NDC) of Taiwan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Thursday, […]

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NRS Logistics announces plans to build semiconductor...

August 7, 2023

The company’s first distribution facility in North America will create over 90 new jobs CASA GRANDE, AZ (Aug. 7, 2023) – NRS Logistics America, a leading chemical-logistics company providing transport, storage and distribution, and asset leasing services for the chemical and industrial markets, announced today plans to build a semiconductor chemical and gas products distribution […]

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Yield Engineering Systems Chandler Semiconductor

Yield Engineering Systems opens new advanced technology...

July 27, 2023

YES, a leader in semiconductor technology solutions, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new 123,000-square-foot facility in Chandler, Arizona. CHANDLER, Ariz. (July 27, 2023) — Yield Engineering Systems (YES), a leading provider of technology solutions and process equipment for the semiconductor ecosystem and applications, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for its new 123,000-square-foot facility in […]

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Romac Industries establishes manufacturing and distribution...

July 24, 2023

The pipe products manufacturer will operate out of 60,000 square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility GOODYEAR, AZ (July 24, 2023) – Romac Industries, Inc., America’s premier manufacturer of pipe products for the waterworks and wastewater industries, announced today it has leased a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Goodyear, Arizona developed and owned in a partnership […]

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Unical Aviation Inc. Moves HQ and Parts Warehouse to...

July 18, 2023

Aerospace company moves into 600,000 square-foot Falcon Park 303 facility, creates 200 jobs in region Glendale, Ariz. (July 18, 2023) — Unical Aviation, Inc., a leading provider of aircraft parts and components to the global commercial aerospace market, is opening its global corporate headquarters, parts warehouse, and at a future time additional Part 145 repair […]

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BHS announces expansion to Scottsdale Innovation Center

July 11, 2023

An industrial leader, BHS is opening its first North American office at SkySong, ASU’s high-growth community for tech-based businesses For more than 40 years, BHS Kinetic (BHS) has been a trusted partner to the semiconductor sector, handling and transporting highly sensitive and valuable equipment. Now, BHS is opening its first North American office in Scottsdale, […]

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Greater Phoenix ranked among most sustainable metros...

July 5, 2023

Greater Phoenix earned the No. 7 sustainability spot in Site Selection Magazine Greater Phoenix leaders have made it a priority to not only build the regional economy, but to improve the environment and make this earth a better place to live. These efforts earned recognition on Wednesday in Site Selection Magazine, which released its 2023 […]

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