Arizona State University and businesses team up for Manufacturing Research and Innovation Hub

  Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering recently launched the Manufacturing Research and Innovation Hub, decked out with the latest in 3-D printing equipment. Via The hub is on the Polytechnic campus in Mesa and has $2 million worth of 3-D printing equipment designed for polymers and metals, a news release on the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce website said. The hub’s advanced technological offerings will allow

Apple To Manufacture Data Server Cabinets in Mesa, Arizona Facility

Tech giant Apple took a big step toward expanding its production facility in Mesa, Arizona last month when it requested permission from the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) Board to expand the types of devices it can build and components it can import to the facility, according to a report on the Federal Registry. The Mesa production facility that Apple is looking to expand originally belonged to GT Advanced, a defunct

The Business of Water Conservation

Our conservation habits may lead cities to increase rates or encourage development to sustain revenue Read more at Households in Maricopa County are expected to use less and less  water through 2020 and into the next decade, according to a recent study. “Customers across the industry should expect that water will become more expensive.” That may lead some cities to raise water rates or encourage growth to sustain revenue. Water demand

Business Opportunties at Flagg Gem and Mineral Show

Lots of interests can lead to the pursuit of rocks, minerals, jewelry and lapidary pieces. Develop yours in Mesa. Via More people have need for minerals and gems than you might think. Home decorating projects, an interest in the scientific properties or histories of minerals, a love for beautiful jewelry or a passion for outdoor adventures leads to the pursuit of rocks, minerals, jewelry and lapidary (engraved) pieces. The

Phoenix, Valley cities rank in top 50 best cities for job seekers

NerdWallet conducted a study analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities for the best cities to find work in. Source: NerdWallet: Phoenix, Valley cities rank in top 50 best cities for job seekers – Phoenix Business Journal In a recent NerdWallet ranking of the top cities for job seekers, Phoenix ranked 50th. Enlarge Phoenix JIM POULIN/PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL Using the unemployment rate for the city, employed population growth, median annual earnings

Arizona has 10 of the Nation's Top Entreprenuerial Companies

The Entrepreneur 360 features the country’s top privately owned companies. Arizona had a healthy showing on a new list highlighting the best entrepreneurial companies in the U.S. A total of 10 Arizona-based businesses made the second annual Entrepreneur 360, compiled by Entrepreneur magazine, including Phoenix-based Carvana, which ranked No. 3. The online car-selling website was lauded for being a business that balanced impact, innovation, growth and leadership, according to a

Sport's Exchange in Tucson is closing

The Grant-Campbell store is gradually moving from its home of 31 years, over to 3330 E. Speedway. Bookmans is moving its flagship used-books-and-entertainment store into the site of its Sports Exchange, which it is closing. The move of Bookmans Grant Entertainment Exchange from its 31-year home at the corner of East Grant Road and North Campbell Avenue will be done gradually, said Bob Oldfather, chief executive officer of the business.