Manufacturing

Greater Phoenix: An Affordable Operating Environment

Greater Phoenix is a leader in the Mountain West for manufacturing operations. With the fourth largest labor pool and some of the most competitive labor costs in the western U.S., Greater Phoenix features an affordable operating environment and access to your consumer base.

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SKILLED LABOR POOL

The Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Technology programs at Maricopa Community Colleges teach CNC machining, welding and other key manufacturing operations.

TOP RANKED PROGRAMS

Arizona State University’s Department of Supply Chain Management is consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally.

FAST-TRACK PERMITTING

The region offers competitive operating advantages, including 90 days or fewer permitting.

40M

Nearly 40 million consumers can be served within a single day’s truck haul

32%

The Greater Phoenix region offers operational costs of up to 32% less than California

49%

Shipping costs to California are up to 49% cheaper than other Mountain West markets

A large labor pool and competitive labor costs make Greater Phoenix the place for businesses to thrive

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ACCESS TO MAJOR MARKETS

Manufacturing companies of all sizes and operational use in Greater Phoenix enjoy the benefits of low business costs, minimal regulation and an advantageous operating environment. The state offers a minimalist regulatory approach, no corporate franchise tax and is constitutionally recognized as a right-to-work state. Aggressive tax credits and incentives make Greater Phoenix a location of choice for manufacturing operations.

SKILLED LABOR Pool

Companies such as Intel, Boeing, Shamrock Foods, Honeywell, Cardinal IG and Amazon all enjoy the region’s pro-business environment. Greater Phoenix offers a skilled labor pool with talent in fields ranging from assembly to engineering. The region’s many available buildings and sites make it easy to relocate or expand to Greater Phoenix.

Companies in Greater Phoenix

 

  • Abbott Labs
  • ArmorWorks
  • Boeing
  • Bose
  • Cavco Industries
  • Coca Cola
  • Daisy Brand
  • Dunn Edwards
  • Freescale
  • Frito Lay
  • General Dynamics
  • Gruber Industries, Inc.
  • Holsum Bakery
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Hypercom Corp.
  • Intel Corp.
  • Interface, Inc.
  • Iris USA
  • Isola Group
  • Landis Plastics
  • Maxwell Technologies
  • Medtronic
  • Microchip Technology
  • Microelectronics Center
  • Mitel
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • ON Semiconductor
  • Orbital Sciences Corp.
  • PepsiCo
  • PING
  • Quaker Oats
  • Rogers Corporation
  • Sara Lee
  • Shamrock Foods
  • St. Jude Medical
  • Sub-Zero
  • Suntron Corporation
  • TRW
  • UTC Aerospace Systems

 

Greater Phoenix’s environment helps to support and grow your business.

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