Southern Arizona's biggest employers grew their payrolls less than 1 percent in 2012, according to the latest Star 200 survey by the Arizona Daily Star.
Pima County will host a free Youth Career Expo at 3 p.m. April 10 at Tucson International Airport, 7250 S. Tucson Blvd.
Pima County's $40 million plan to protect Raytheon has evolved into a $90 million one-road-fits-all plan designed to meet the needs of a growing list of existing and hoped-for future employers in a broad corridor across Tucson's far south side.
A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems destroyed a ballistic missile in a test primarily using targeting data from space satellites, the company said today.
A Raytheon employee works on the Griffin minimissile, one of the company's positive developments in 2012. Raytheon also won some healthy production contracts for weapons during the past year.
From missiles to microbes, here's a look back at some of the top stories and trends of 2012 - and what may lie ahead in 2013:
Locally based Securaplane Technologies, which was acquired last year by Meggitt PLC, plans to expand to a proposed 55,000-square-foot facility in Oro Valley.
Workers at CAID Industries Inc., 2275 E. Ganley Road, build a vessel to use in mining. CAID, which makes medical equipment and works with metals, is interested in exporting to Mexico. "If Sonora needs technical services, we can fill a large void," said Juan Cardenas, CAID's vice president.
Ismael Contreras adjusts a milling machine before Martha Sanchez makes a zeon light mounting ring adapter at Lindel Engineering.
CNC programmer machinist Tim O'Moore operates a vertical milling machine at AGM Container Controls Inc. at 3526 E. Fort Lowell Road.
This manifold is an example of the work done at Lindel Engineering, where new parts are made for medical, optical, dental, defense and aerospace machines or assemblies.
Lindel Engineering would like to double the size of its Tucson company over the next five years.
Sargent Aerospace and Defense is among several companies here performing advanced manufacturing in the defense and aerospace areas.
New efforts to boost Arizona's aerospace and defense sector are about to take off, aided by recent federal grants worth $1.8 million.
Keeping major employers Raytheon Missile Systems and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base happy and growing is a top priority in County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry's new economic development plan.
The Guaymas, Sonora, industrial park is owned by Tucson-based The Offshore Group. Construction on a new plant will begin this week for British aerospace manufacturer JJ Churchill LTD., which makes turbines. Churchill's expansion into Guaymas comes on the heels of Rolls-Royce's move to create…
A Tucson company's industrial park in Guaymas, Sonora, has landed two new aerospace manufacturers.
The Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery lifts off from Launch Pad 398 in Kennedy Space Center at morning on Tuesday, April 24, 1990, carrying a crew of five and the Hubble Space Telescope. The mission, STS-31, had been originally scheduled for launch on April 10th but was scrubbed because of a f…
U.S. astronauts laugh while standing around models of the Atlas and nose capsule designed to carry them into space in San Diego, California September 25, 1959. From left are Walter Schirra, J.R. Dempsey, executive of convair, maker of Atlas, John H. Glenn, Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, Alan Shepar…
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a six-year, $636 million contract to continue developing and providing an interceptor warhead for the nation’s emerging ground-based missile defense system.