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    Sun Corridor Inc. Announces Nearly 4,000 New Direct Jobs, Economic Impact of $2.6 Billion in FY 14-15

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    New and/or Expanding Businesses in the Tucson Region and Southern Arizona – July 2014 to June 2015

    16 total


    Hydronalix is a new technology company with focus on concepts for maritime robotics. The company engineers and designs devices for littoral and brown water operations, and plans to add 80 employees to the HQ operations.

    GEICO Insurance

    GEICO serves more than 13 million auto policies nationwide with more than 22 million vehicles, but also offers a wide range of other insurance products, including Identity Theft Protection, Homeowners Insurance and Life Insurance. The company is expected to hire 230 employees.

    Northwest Medical Center

    Northwest Medical Center will open the first freestanding emergency department in Tucson. The company is expected to hire 26 employees.

    APAC Customer Services, Inc.

    APAC Customer Service serves as a leading provider in customer care outsourcing solutions with global BPO services. The company is expected to hire 657 employees.

    Santé of Tucson

    Santé is a senior housing and post –acute healthcare company and is expected to hire 150 employees.

    TP3 Global

    TP3 Global, headquartered in London, UK, is a manufacturer of cold chain & temperature controlled thermal pallet covers. The company is expected to hire 32 employees.

    Don Zavis & Associates

    Don Zavis & Associates provides training through individual or corporate coaching. The company estimates to hire 12 new employees.

    Arizona Optical Systems

    Arizona Optical Systems is a leading manufacturer of precision optical systems for the aerospace and astronomical communities. The company is expected to hire 40 employees.

    Watermark Hacienda Tucson

    The Hacienda will be an innovative senior living community and a medical office complex. The company is expected to hire 192 employees.


    Garmin is a leading worldwide provider of navigation for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor and fitness markets. The company is expected to hire 138 new employees.

    LCMS Solutions

    LCMS Solutions is a CLIA-certified reference laboratory that provides comprehensive toxicology and clinical testing services. The company is expected to hire 31 new employees.

    Cenpatico Integrated Care

    Cenpatico will take over as the Regional Behavioral Health Authority overseeing the public system’s mental health care for adults and children in Southern Arizona. The company is expected to add 250 jobs.


    National home furnishings retailer HomeGoods purchased 100 acres of undeveloped property near Tucson International Airport, and plans build an approximately 800,000 square-foot distribution center on the site to help service the company’s growing network of stores in the Southwest and Western parts of the U.S. The company plans to hire at least 400 people initially, with employment expected to grow to 900 workers over the long term.


    Comcast plans to open a new customer support center in the fall of 2015. The state-of-theart 100,000 square-foot facility will be staffed by 1,125 customer service representatives and managers. With the addition of the call center, Comcast will have more than 1,250 employees in Tucson. Comcast plans to have at least 15 percent of the new positions at the Customer Support Center to be filled by military reservists, veterans and their spouses or domestic partners.


    Centene is a leading multi- line healthcare enterprise providing programs/ services to government sponsored healthcare recipients. The company is expected to hire 100 employees.

    The Core Institute

    The CORE Institute is Arizona’s largest orthopedic and neurology practice. The CORE Institute will service the region at the new 50- bed full- service acute care facility in Green Valley. The company is expected to hire 25 new employees.

    As of June 04, 2015
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