Made in Arizona. It’s a phrase that is becoming more familiar as the state’s manufacturing sector continues to grow and add a rapidly increasing number of manufacturing jobs. Between the development of technologies improving efficiency and reducing costs, automation of manufacturing processes and a business-friendly climate, Arizona’s manufacturing landscape is being recognized on a national stage.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s October 2021 issue of TechTalk!
Arizona leaders including Intel Corp. launch new partnership aimed at boosting U.S. semiconductor industry; Lucid Motors kicked off vehicle production in Casa Grande; NASA awards PADT, Inc. and Penn State University a $375,000 Phase III STTR Research Grant; Intel breaks ground on new Valley fabs as White House seeks supply chain transparency; Carvana purchases 148 acres in Surprise, AZ for $25 million; Tucson-based Phantom Space Corp. signs deal to manufacture and launch dozens of satellites for internet-of-things platform maker Ingenu Inc.; GitKraken announces acquisition of GitLens and GitLens creator becomes chief technology officer; Waymo says it has given thousands of driverless rides in first year of Phoenix service; Junior Achievement partners with Pipeline AZ to help youth understand career opportunities; Tucson-based Stackhouse wants to transform housing with removable shipping containers; Lucid Group takes aim at concerns about Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ system with its new driver assistance technology; Tempe-based Insight Enterprises names next CEO; the University of Advancing Technology appoints new chief marketing officer; and automotive dealers recognize Digital Air Strike as leader in six consumer technology categories in the 2021 Dealers’ Choice Awards.
The convergence of successful adversary attacks on United States Critical Infrastructure with the current transition of power in the White House will prove to mark a significant milestone in U.S. policy and regulations, affecting cybersecurity in the U.S. and our federal government’s response to the escalating threat.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, is excited to announce it was recognized again for its Digital Marketing, Reputation Management, and Social Media Management technology and services, and picked up top honors in four new CX technology categories in the 2021 Dealers’ Choice Awards from Bobit Media.
Thousands of Arizonans invest in solar each year to lower their electricity bills and contribute to creating a cleaner, more sustainable community. Congress is currently debating a $3.5 trillion budget bill that, if passed, will drive long-term economic growth and promote sustainability here in the Grand Canyon State and across the country. But as it stands today, it is still missing a critical component that would begin to address disparities in access to the benefits of solar energy and create good paying jobs in Arizona communities.
The Swedish American Chambers of Commerce of the USA (SACC-USA) and SACC-Arizona are pleased to announce the 2021 SACC Summit, an annual premier business development and networking event gathering SACC Board and corporate members, representatives from the 19 regional Swedish American Chambers of Commerce, and other industry and thought leaders. This year’s SACC Summit theme […]
The Arizona Commerce Authority and Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, today committed to partnering on trade and economic development. The partnership, which was outlined in a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), aims to support efforts to establish or expand operations and supply chains in Arizona or Taiwan.
Stackhouse co-founders Janelle Briggs and Ryan Egan have a vision of changing home ownership. Their imagined future is full of shipping containers. Stackhouse is a Tucson-based housing startup that plans to create buildings across the country where tenants will live in shipping containers. This type of construction isn’t a novel idea in 2021, but with Stackhouse the containers are removable, so residents can take their homes with them when it’s time to move.
Pipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, and Junior Achievement of Arizona, a workforce, entrepreneurship and financial literacy preparation program for Arizona students, announced a new collaborative partnership pairing each organization’s unique tools and services to create a comprehensive and robust career readiness solution for Arizona K-12 students.