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Kohler

Kohler Co. announces construction of greenfield plumbing...

February 17, 2022

Located in Casa Grande, Arizona, plant will produce high-volume STERLING Vikrell bathing and showering products to meet growing demand and serve western U.S. customer base (February 17, 2022) — Kohler Co., a global leader in kitchen and bath products, is proceeding with constructing a greenfield plumbing products manufacturing facility, ancillary warehouse, and office space on […]

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State of Innovation Summit

Partnership for Economic Innovation to host Arizona’s...

February 7, 2022

Business leaders, technology innovators, educators and legislators discuss future of Arizona’s economy Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI), a passionate collective of business and community leaders dedicated to accelerating Arizona’s economic opportunities, is hosting its second annual State of Innovation Summit to showcase the progress made in advancing Arizona’s economy through industry-led applied research and innovation […]

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International Economic Development Council (IEDC)

International Economic Development Council announces...

February 7, 2022

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has announced the roster of Economic Development leaders that will serve on the organization’s Marketing Advisory Committee in 2022. Colleen Schwab, Chief Performance Officer, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), will serve as Chair on the Marketing Advisory Committee (MAC). “I’m humbled and honored to lead the talented IEDC Marketing […]

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Colleen Schwab

Colleen Schwab promoted to Greater Phoenix Economic...

February 3, 2022

Schwab to further support the award-winning regional economic development organization, leading the strategy, engagement, marketing and communication teams The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has named Colleen Schwab its Chief Performance Officer. Previously the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Schwab is responsible for maintaining the GPEC brand identity and reputation in the region […]

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Sunlit breaks ground on manufacturing facility in Phoenix

January 20, 2022

A $100 million investment, the first phase of the semiconductor chemical facility will be operational in 2023 January 20, 2022 Sunlit Chemical, a leading semiconductor chemical supplier based in Taiwan, broke ground today on its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Phoenix. Joined by Governor Doug Ducey, City of Phoenix leadership, legislators and economic and community […]

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Dynarex Corporation expands footprint with new Phoenix-area...

January 18, 2022

Leading medical supply company extends fulfilment capabilities with expansive facility in vibrant industrial center ORANGEBURG, NY (January 18, 2022) – Dynarex Corporation, a leading durable medical equipment and disposable medical products company, proudly announces its new industrial warehouse in the Greater Phoenix area of Glendale, Arizona. The expansive 250,000 square-foot facility will serve as Dynarex’s […]

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NerdWallet announces expansion into Scottsdale

January 13, 2022

The company’s third U.S. office location will house its primary sales team SCOTTSDALE (January 13, 2022) —  NerdWallet, Inc. (Nasdaq: NRDS), a website and app that provides consumers and small businesses with trustworthy financial guidance, announced today it is establishing the company’s third U.S. location with the opening of an office in Scottsdale. “As one […]

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EMD Electronics announces new factory in Chandler to...

January 11, 2022

January 11, 2022 New factory in Chandler a will support the growth of the local semiconductor industry The $28 million investment is part of the Level Up program aimed at accelerating innovation and capacities of the company’s Electronics business EMD Electronics, the North American Electronics business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced a new […]

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Meyer Burger to bring 400 MW high-performance solar...

December 27, 2021

A diversified and talented workforce, proximity to customers, and strong partnerships on the ground in Arizona have informed Meyer Burger’s decision to establish a production site in Goodyear, Arizona Initial annual production capacity is expected to be 400 megawatts (MW) by the end of 2022, with the potential to scale to 1.5 gigawatts (GW) capacity […]

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On a mission to build the next generation of HR and...

December 27, 2021

Round co-led by Stripes, Sapphire, and Thoma Bravo; with participation from Workday Ventures, Indeed, Willoughby Capital, Twilio Ventures, Blue Cloud Ventures, Geodesic, Principia, DLA Piper Venture Fund and current investor Brighton Park Capital. New funding will help the fastest-growing company in HR Tech double its team and accelerate innovation for world-class clients. SCOTTSDALE (December 27, […]

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