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The aerospace and unmanned industry sectors are vital economic drivers for the economy of our state. Arizona is ranked second in the nation for aerospace and defense systems manufacturing jobs, employing more than 11,700 people. In 2016, our state was ranked first in the nation by Price Waterhouse Cooper for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness. Recognizing this, AREDF formed the Aerospace Arizona Association to promote growth and innovation within these industries throughout the state of Arizona.
SIERRA VISTA — This week, members of the Rotary Club of Sierra Vista were introduced to five of the seven 2017 scholarship winners: Buena High School graduates, Andrea Bracamonte, Ashley Murdock, Taylor Benning, and Dominic Valentin as well as Gabriel Martinez, a Cochise College graduate. Each of the students was very grateful for the financial […]
PHOENIX — Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation’s Aerospace Association hosted delegates from high tech manufacturing shelter company Co-Production International (CPI) on May 17 and 18. This trip was the second part of an exchange between Aerospace Arizona Association and its members and the delegation from Tijuana. This visit by CPI to Arizona was organized to […]
By Kay Phillilps for the Sierra Vista Herald
This month, the Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation (AREDF) debuts its Business Retention and Expansion Program.
The Arizona Regional EDF hosted a panel of military advisors from around the state to discuss military and defense issues. The panel met at the Sierra Vista Police Department training room to share the importance of military installations to our economy.
The Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation (AREDF) will be opening the doors to its new Innovation Center in January, following the success of its existing Business Complex.
Eric Petermann – November 3, 2016 – Sierra Vista Herald A three-day conference in Scottsdale next week, organized by a local economic development group, will bring together more than 200 companies interested in the commercial application of Unmanned Aerial Systems. Mignonne Hollis, executive director at Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation, said the event features 21 sessions […]
Cochise County will be featured in an upcoming episode of the television series This American Land. The undeveloped lands and wilderness areas in Cochise County are both an attraction to our area and a crucial part of our ecosystem. We’re big proponents of smart growth and believe that preserving and protecting nature can go hand […]
Arizona once was the frontier for America. Now Arizona aerospace companies are muscling into space explorations: the final frontier. According to the Arizona-Mexico Commission, the states of Arizona and Sonora combined to be the fourth-largest aerospace supply chain in the world and the largest in North America. The Phoenix Business Journal on July 28 convened […]
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