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    Recent Project Successes and Announcements FY18/19

    Tuesday, July 23, 2019

    Business Attraction & Expansion Successes

    July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019


    Amazon

    Amazon, the global e-commerce leader, will open a new auxiliary distribution site that will receive and sort packages from larger warehouses to be transferred onto vans and smaller delivery vehicles. The company plans to create 300 jobs, which will primarily be delivery drivers and warehouse employees. The economic impact of the new Tucson "last mile" delivery center will be $181 million over the next five years.
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    AXISCADES

    AXISCADES, one of India’s leading technology solutions provider, catering to the futuristic needs of Aerospace, Defense, Heavy Engineering, Automotive and Industrial Production sectors, opened a new Tucson office. The new operation will expand the ability of the company to provide engineering services to clients, particularly Caterpillar, among others. AXISCADES plans to create more than 318 positions at the Tucson office, which will primarily be mechanical and electrical engineers, along with finance, HR, sales, and project management. AXISCADES also projects to invest $2.1 million in capital expenditures bringing its economic impact to $598 million over the next five years.
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    Carondelet Health Network - Eastside

    Carondelet Health Network has been providing a full spectrum of health care in Southern Arizona for more than 135 years. Carondelet is expanding its medical network into the east side of Tucson by opening a new hospital that will offer emergency and acute care services. The company plans to hire 37 employees, which will include physicians, medical technicians and office personnel. The economic impact of the new micro hospital is expected to be over $14 million over the next five years.
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    Carondelet Health Network - Marana

    Carondelet Health Network has been providing a full spectrum of health care in Southern Arizona for more than 135 years. Carondelet is expanding its medical network into Marana by opening a new hospital that will offer emergency and acute care services. The company plans to hire 37 employees, which will include physicians, medical technicians and office personnel. The economic impact of the new micro hospital is expected to be over $14 million over the next five years.
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    Imperfect Produce

    Imperfect Produce, an on-line produce delivery company focused on fighting food waste by finding a home for 'ugly produce', will open its first customer care center in Tucson. The company plans to create 350 jobs at all levels, including customer care associates, supervisors, and managers. Also, Imperfect plans to make a capital investment of $200,000, creating an economic impact of $137 million over the next five years.
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    La Sonora at Dove Mountain

    La Sonora at Dove Mountain, is a next-generation senior living facility that introduces a mid-range, market-rate product that offers a continuum of healthcare and housing options for seniors. This facility supports aging in place, in a vibrant social setting, at a lower cost as compared to the mainstream senior living market. This new $35 million facility will add 67 new jobs in Marana. The project is expected to create an economic impact of more than $27 million over the next five years.
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    MicroMex

    MicroMex, a privately owned company based in Mexico that provides contract manufacturing to a wide range of industries, is opening a new manufacturing and distribution center at the Port of Tucson. The company plans to create 100 new jobs, which will primarily be assembly and warehouse workers. The economic impact of the new Tucson distribution center is anticipated to be $181 million over the next five years.

    Modular Mining Systems

    Modular Mining Systems, a global provider of mining equipment management systems, including their fleet management technology, is renovating their Tucson headquarters. The renovation will include a new customer experience center, new work spaces, meeting rooms, lunch rooms, laboratories, training facilities, equipment, and infrastructure. Modular Mining plans to create 32 new engineering and administrative positions at their Tucson facility. Also, Modular Mining plans to invest $6.4 million in capital expenditures, which will generate an economic impact of more than $71 million over the next five years.
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    Northwest Medical Center

    Northwest Healthcare announced a new 70-bed acute care hospital and expanded medical services that will be located on the southwest corner of Houghton Road and Old Spanish Trail on the east side of Tucson. Northwest Healthcare is an affiliate of Community Health Systems Inc., a Fortune 500 company and the largest provider of general hospital healthcare services in the U.S., in terms of the number of acute care facilities. This new $94 million facility and related physician offices/services will add 595 new jobs in Tucson. The project is expected to create an economic impact of more than $567 million over the next five years.
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    Southern New Hampshire University

    Southern New Hampshire University, a non-profit, regionally accredited university with a more than 80-year history of providing high quality education to students online and on campus, will open a new operations center in Tucson to better support its growing student body across the country. The new center will house 350 employees, including additional student-support staff, including academic advisors, student financial services staff, admissions, and IT support. The economic impact of the new Tucson SNHU Operations Center will be $218 million over the next five years.
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    Symboticware

    Symboticare Inc, an industry leader that provides an industrial IoT hardware and software platform to help customers unlock, collect and analyze valuable data to help improve business outcomes in the mining industry, is establishing a US/Mexico headquarters in Tucson. Symboticware will add 20 new high-tech jobs and invest $500,000 in their Tucson headquarters. The project is expected to create an economic impact of more than $17 million over the next five years.
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    Texas Instruments

    Texas Instruments, a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company, is building a new facility in Tucson to accommodate their future needs. They anticipate moving into the new facility in the Williams Center by mid 2020. Texas Instruments plans to create 35 new electrical engineering positions at their Tucson facility. Also, Texas Instruments plans to invest $41.5 million in capital expenditures, which will create an economic impact of $67.8 million over the next five years.
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    TuSimple

    TuSimple, a global self-driving truck solutions company, plans to expand its operations in Tucson, by adding 200 trucks to its autonomous fleet in 2019. With 500 trucks worldwide in 2019, TuSimple will be the world’s largest autonomous truck fleet. TuSimple will be adding 500 new jobs, which are primarily engineering and truck driver positions, along with other technical and administrative jobs. TuSimple's expansion will create an economic impact of $1.1 billion over the next five years.
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