New Executive Director Looks To Grow Tech Council

Via tucson.com Jeff Sales wasn’t looking for a job last spring when he heard the Arizona Technology Council was looking for a new executive director for Southern Arizona. Sales is a partner in a small tech firm but found he had extra time, so when a couple of friends told him the Tech Council opening would be right up his alley, he checked it out. “I went through what they

Made in Arizona: This Valley Business Negotiates Car Prices For You

Via 12news.com SCOTTSDALE, AZ- The day Kirk Lipson’s son wanted to buy a car, he knew what kind of car he wanted to get but when it came to the financing part of it, he was clueless. That’s when Lipson’s idea for a new business came to life. “My son is like many millennials, incredibly smart but when it came to financing he was completely lost,” said Lipson, president and CEO

Via parkerpioneer.net (Lake Havasu City, AZ) Better Business Bureau (BBB) has a century-long reputation of building trust in the marketplace and now is looking to help build better businesses from the ground up through entrepreneur programs. To lead its new effort, BBB Serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona welcomes Kimberly Roland as Director of Entrepreneur Programs. Roland joins the organization as the Director of Entrepreneur Programs. The new director will

Via insidertradings.org Arizona State Retirement System bought a fresh stake in DXC Technology Company. (NYSE:DXC) through out the Fiscal Q2, Holdings Channel reports. The hedge fund bought 70,207 company stock worth at roughly $5,386,000. DXC Technology Company. (NYSE:DXC) started trading at 82.05 on early Mon. The 50 day SMA of the stock is of $78.64 and a two hundred SMA of $74.17. the share has a company valuation of $23.29

Via markets.businessinsider.com TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — RightSure Insurance Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tucson-based Arizona Economy Insurance effective August 3, 2017. As an independent agency, Arizona Economy Insurance is known for providing unbiased advice, broad market access and premier customer service. As part of RightSure, customers will experience even more of these great attributes. RightSure agents help customers bypass the hassle of comparison shopping

TPI and Senvion Sign Wind Blade Supply Agreement and Cooperate on RodPack Technology

Via globenewswire.com SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TPI Composites, Inc., (TPI) (Nasdaq:TPIC), the only independent manufacturer of composite wind blades with a global footprint, announced today that it is providing additional details regarding the signing of a new supply agreement that it previously disclosed on August 8, 2017. TPI has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Senvion S.A. to provide blades from two manufacturing lines for wind

UA Selected For High-impact, Industrial Demonstration Of New Integrated Photonic Cryogenic Datalink For Focal Plane Arrays

Via nanotech-now.com The $1,200,000 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) project, along with an additional $400,000 in matching funds from a team led by the University of Arizona (UA), will support a consortium that includes Sandia National Labs, Raytheon (RTN) and other aerospace firms engaged in FPA technology. The project will encompass the design, fabrication and test of cryogenic PIC-based datalinks for FPA readout and has the potential to strongly advance

UA Selected For Defense Department Photonics Project

azbigmedia.com The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership advancing the nation’s photonics manufacturing capabilities, has announced the University of Arizona as the winner of a proposal call for a new Defense Department Government Directed Project for photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, data links for cryogenic focal plane arrays, or FPAs. The $1.2 million Department of Defense project, along with an additional $400,000 in matching funds from

UA-Caterpillar Partnership Celebrates 1st Year

Via uanews.arizona.edu The first 12 professionals to complete a new executive training program at the University of Arizona have received their certificates, and a second cohort is on the way in only two weeks. The inaugural class of the Mining 360 Program met on campus Wednesday to present its capstone projects and participate in an awards ceremony attended by UA President Robert C. Robbins, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Juan

Via kdminer.com PHOENIX – Two new laws took effect Wednesday that state officials say will benefit Arizona businesses. House Bill 2280, signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey on March 29, speeds the process for electronically filing and paying corporate taxes, and increases efficiency for the Arizona Department of Revenue for processing other tax types. The legislation is part of the department’s focus on delivering better, faster and more cost-effective