In the Arizona Technology Council’s August 2021 episode of AZTechCast, distinguished business leaders from Raytheon Missiles & Defense, the University of Arizona College of Engineering and the U.S. Air Force Academy joined Council President and CEO, Steve Zylstra, to discuss the importance of hypersonics research in Arizona.
The recent news that Intel is adding two semiconductor manufacturing facilities to its Ocotillo campus in Chandler was nothing short of spectacular: an expansion valued at $20 billion that will create more than 3,000 permanent high-wage positions, approximately 3,000 construction jobs and about 15,000 jobs indirectly when the project is completed. The announcement may have prompted some outsiders to do a double-take and ask, “Why Arizona?” I say, why not Arizona?
Synergy is not magic. One plus one never equals three. Math is math. You have to add something else to the equation to achieve a greater sum. Working together is not what makes synergy happen. The “develop a process where they assist each other” is where that extra bit gets added that produces the higher sum.
Howard Stewart, President/CEO of AGM Container Controls speaks on this episode about how to protect your employees during uncertain times and how employee benefits have led to company success. AGM manufactures environmental control hardware for missiles, satellites, and the containers that transport missiles, engines, and other sensitive equipment.
This expansion is reflective of PADT’s consistent growth and the increased demand for additive manufacturing systems across many of Texas’ largest technology industries. Today, the aerospace industry is using thousands of 3D printed parts on aircraft and even spacecraft.
Contract manufacturing can smooth out the ups and downs of the automation industry and Tempe-based Delta Technology is pioneering a new and focused approach to truly partnering with their clients to accomplish this smooth transition.
The world of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is constantly evolving. To help its customers and the larger technology community stay abreast of the changing world of additive manufacturing, PADT has launched a glossary of the most important terms in the industry that you can bookmark for easy access.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual panel discussion on Arizona’s innovative advanced manufacturing sector featuring Allison Gilbreath, Executive Director, Arizona Manufacturers Council at the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Mark Gaspers, Manager Southwest Region at The Boeing Company. Moderated by Arizona Technology Council CEO Steve Zylstra, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.