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    Recent Project Successes and Announcements FY15/16

    Thursday, June 30, 2016

    Business Attraction & Expansion Successes

    July 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016

    ADP

    ADP is a well-known Fortune 500 global provider of cloud-based human capital management
    systems. The company plans to hire 450 employees. Total economic impact is $485 million.

    Applegate Insulation Technology

    Applegate Insulation is the world’s largest family -owned manufacturer of cellulose insulation products. The company is expected to hire 50 employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $69 million.

    Arizona Turbine Technology

    Arizona Turbine Technology is an energy-production technology created by the leaders of
    Tucson Embedded Systems. The company will hire 22 employees and spend $6-8 million in
    capital investment. Economic impacts are estimated at $48 million over five years.

     

     

    Caterpillar

    Caterpillar, the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, will relocate its Surface and Mining Division headquarters to Tucson. The company is expected to hire 635 employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $1.9 billion over 10 years.

    Dignity Health Urgent Care

    Dignity Health Urgent Care is opening a freestanding urgent-care facility in Queen Creek, Pinal County. The company is expected to hire 35 new employees. Economic impacts are projected at $23 million.

    Dream in Color

    Dream in Color relocated its East Coast yarn-coloring operation to Tucson. The company is expected to hire 10 employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $6.8 million.

    Geoworld USA

    This Italian-based company is relocating their world headquarters from Italy to Southern Arizona. Geoworld now operates in four business areas - educational toys, jewels in semiprecious stones, furnishing accessories and publishing. All business sectors have developed in a consistent manner, thanks to a thorough knowledge of the characteristics of the raw materials - stones and fossils. Currently the company operates facilities in Italy, Hong Kong and China. The new world headquarters in Tucson will bring 25 jobs and estimated economic impacts of $28 million.

     

    GW Plastics

    GW Plastics is a global leader in plastic injection molding. The company plans to add 70 employees to its Tucson operations. Economic impacts are estimated at $38 million.

    HTG Molecular

    HTG Molecular is developing proprietary gene expression assays for a variety of tissue types and disease states. The company is expected to hire 13 new employees. Economic impact is estimated at $66.9 million.

    International Towers

    International Towers manufactures and erects towers and antennas worldwide for broadcasters, cellular providers and governments. The company is expected to hire 130 employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $48 million.

     

    Mathematica

    Mathematica’s main focus is the innovation of programs to evaluate policy research. The company is expected to hire 75 new employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $35 million.

    New Holland Agriculture

    New Holland is a global brand of agricultural machinery like tractors and combine harvesters. The company is expected to hire 25 employees. Economic impact is estimated at $20 million.

    Otto Environmental Systems

    Otto Environmental Systems, a manufacturer and service provider in the collection and container industry, is estimated to hire 32 new employees. Total economic impact is nearly $9 million.

    Samsung Smart Things

    Samsung Smart Things allows you to control your smart devices with a simple tap and automate your home to react to your unique preferences. The company is expected to hire 80 employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $38.6 million.

    Sheffield Lubricants

    Sheffield Lubricants proven technology recycles used lubricating oil into valuable products including lean base oil, gasoline and diesel fuel. The company is expected to hire 30 new employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $82.9 million.

    Truly Nolen

    Truly Nolen, a Tucson- based pest control company, established a state-of-the-art training facility in Tucson where employees can take their lessons from the classroom and apply them to reality. The company is expected to hire 70 employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $34.4 million.

    Tucson Medical Center

    Tucson Medical Center is expanding its Tucson operations. The company is expected to hire 61 employees. Economic impacts are estimated at $60 million.

    Urgent Care Extra

    Urgent Care Extra is opening a freestanding urgent care facility in San Tan Valley, Pinal County. The company is expected to hire 25 new employees. Economic impacts are projected at $16.5 million.

    World View

    World View is a commercial balloon spaceflight company that is establishing a new corporate headquarters in Tucson. Three to five year projections anticipate 448 new high-wage jobs with an average salary of $47,000 and $40 million in capital expenditure. Estimated economic impacts are $384 million.

    As of 6/30/16
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