This October, we’re celebrating a Manufacturing Month like no other. Arizona is the premier destination for advanced manufacturing investments, with a momentum that's only increasing.

Over the past year electric vehicle and battery manufacturers drove their innovations to the state, semiconductor companies made historic investments, and Arizona continued to set the example for workforce excellence.

Visit this page for updates on news and events throughout the month.

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Steel Jupiter Announces Manufacturing And Research Facility In Sahuarita

SAHUARITA, AZ (May 10, 2022) — Steel Jupiter, a Minority-Owned, specialty coating manufacturer, announced today it has leased a 13,000-square-foot facility in Sahuarita for manufacturing, research and development. The facility is expected to be operational by the end of 2022, initially creating 15 jobs in the community. 


Nikola Corporation Celebrates Start Of Production In Coolidge

COOLIDGE, AZ (April 27, 2022) – Nikola Corporation (Nasdaq: NKLA), a global leader in zero-emissions transportation solutions, marked the beginning of its commercial serial truck production of the Nikola Tre BEV (battery-electric vehicle), with a special ceremony today in Coolidge, Arizona. The event featured remarks from Nikola executives and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and was attended by fleet customers, government officials, and Phoenix business leaders. 

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