GREATER PHOENIX: where business comes together to make the world faster and smarter
Industrial activities have been a cornerstone of the Arizona economy for decades with a number of advanced manufacturing facilities in the state. New technologies representing industry 4.0 are allowing manufacturers to produce with lower costs and increased efficiency making us one of the fastest growing manufacturing regions in the country. Greater Phoenix is leading the way in adoption and advancement of these innovations that represent the fourth industrial revolution.
6000+ local graduates fueled this talent pipeline in 2015-2016.
The robust manufacturing industry in Greater Phoenix is ready to adopt new tech.
The region’s universities host a number of leading robotic and electronic institutes.
Greater phoenix is shaping industry 4.0 and iot
No one really knows when the Internet of Things began, but there is little doubt about which region is poised to be its leader: Greater Phoenix.
With Intel investing $7 billion to make its semiconductor plant in Chandler the epicenter of a world of connected devices, and Arizona State University in Tempe serving as one of the country’s largest research universities and a top producer of engineering graduates nationwide, the Valley of the Sun casts a wide shadow across the digital universe supplanting itself as one of the top industrial cities to choose.
Industry 4.0, meet Greater Phoenix 2.0.
how intel and arizona state made sun devil stadium a smart stadium
Using forty small, rectangular sensor hubs placed in casings under stadium seats at Sun Devil stadium, Arizona State University was able to turn a jumbotron cliché into a scientific measurement. In 2015, they collected sound data from the crowd using the sensors and represented the information on the scoreboard as a sound meter, said Assistant Vice President of IT Development at ASU Chris Richardson. Intel and other established companies have reinforced Phoenix as one of the best cities for manufacturing.
of manufacturing enterprises predict their use of data will improve customer relations
of manufacturing companies adopting new technology expect revenues gains of over 20%
of manufacturers surveyed expect to secure simultaneous gains - lower costs / added revenue
Sampling of Industry 4.0 Companies in Greater Phoenix
- Benchmark Electronics
- JDA Software
- Microchip Technology
- Northrop Grumman
- NXP Semiconductors
- ON Semiconductor
- Titan Industries