Local entrepreneur and investor Rodger Ford joined artificial-heart maker SynCardia Systems in 2005 and helped the Tucson-based company raise money to develop key components and reach profitability.
The U.S. Navy has begun deploying a new ship-defense missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, the company announced Monday.
A few months after its opening, Maker House is still making itself at home — and making itself, period.
Tucson International Airport has added a paperless payment option to its parking lots, just in time for the holidays.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is trying to persuade a judge to throw out a lawsuit over a new warhead design for the Tomahawk cruise missile.
A medication management software and business model developed by University of Arizona faculty and researchers has been acquired by SinfoníaRx, a new division of Tucson startup Sinfonía HealthCare Corp.
The University of Arizona Tech Park will add a new solar-farm design to its solar-technology demonstration area next year, with the addition of a one-megawatt concentrating photovoltaic array.
The University of Arizona’s McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship and a local company that makes mobile surveillance systems were honored at the 2013 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards Thursday night in Phoenix.
State utility regulators approved new fees for Arizona Public Service Co. customers with solar-energy systems, in a decision that could ultimately affect solar customers in Tucson.
State utility regulators today approved new fees for Arizona Public Service Co. customers that install grid-tied solar energy systems, in a decision that could ultimately affect solar customers in Tucson.
Tri-Tronics Inc., a subsidiary of GPS-device maker Garmin Ltd., has closed its local electronic dog-collar manufacturing operation, laying off about 60 production workers as production is moved to Taiwan.
An Oro Valley company is working to move promising drug discoveries from the lab to the medical marketplace.
Tucson Electric Power Co. parent UNS Energy Corp. beat analysts’ third-quarter earnings expectations thanks in part to a recent rate increase, but the company handily missed Wall Street’s revenue forecast.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems celebrated the latest major milestone for its long-lived Tomahawk cruise missile program on Tuesday with cake and speeches.
Since it was launched in 2007, the Pima County Joint Technical Education District has helped provide thousands of high-school students with training for real-world jobs.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems says it has completed “a small reduction in force” at its operations in Tucson and in McKinney, Texas.
University of Arizona computer-science professor Rick Snodgrass and his colleagues thought their technology to speed up database management systems might have some value in the marketplace.
A local high-tech startup has won $3.2 million in additional funding from its parent companies that will help it expand development and production of glass components for semiconductor chips.
A lawsuit over failed missile motors supplied to Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has turned into a question of state versus federal jurisdiction even before the merits of the case are argued.
Selling your startup company to investors is a lot like dating, says Sean Conway, a University of Arizona alumnus who founded the class-notes sharing website Notehall and sold it in a deal worth $9.5 million in 2011.
Throwing flying discs into targets seems like all fun and games.
One of Tucson’s iconic resorts has officially completed a $35 million makeover, from the greens of its golf course to the pillows in its guest rooms.
The Pentagon plans to award Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems a contract worth up to $3 billion for production of the newest Standard Missile-3 ballistic missile interceptor.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, the region’s largest private employer, laid off an undisclosed number of salaried employees Thursday.
A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.
A German energy giant dedicated its first solar-energy installations in the U.S. on Monday under sunny skies in Tucson.
The newly built Valencia Solar project spreads across the desert near East Valencia and South Craycroft roads, with Tucson Electric Power Co.’s gas- and coal-fired H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station in the background.
A 1950s church school building near downtown is getting a new life as a corporate headquarters.
Local officials want to help Tucson bioscience companies fill jobs locally.
Arizona Mail Order is shutting down its local operations, resulting in the layoff of 59 workers and removing the last vestiges of a catalog sales business that once employed hundreds of people after it was launched in Tucson in 1950.
Gov. Jan Brewer was in town on Wednesday to visit Tucson-based Universal Avionics Systems Corp., a leading maker of aircraft cockpit instruments, in celebration of Arizona Manufacturers Month.
An aircraft maintenance operation at Tucson International Airport will be able to expand with a new fabric-roofed hangar under a deal approved by the airport’s Board of Directors.
Nearly 30 years ago, a University of Arizona pathologist had an idea for an automated tissue- slide-staining device that would help patients by enabling rapid analysis of biopsy samples.
The Tucson Airport Authority has adopted a smaller budget for the coming fiscal year as it focuses on controlling costs in the face of continued erosion of flights at smaller airports.
An aircraft maintenance company at Tucson International Airport plans to add about 130 jobs in an expansion that includes a new hangar.
Tucson Electric Power Co. is swapping a chunk of its coal-fired power generation for cleaner-burning natural gas.
A decision by state regulators to halt a move toward retail electric competition was met with relief by opponents and dismay by backers who said they will continue to press the issue.
A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems intercepted a ballistic-missile target, and a land-based system using Raytheon radar shot down a second target, in a key test of the nation’s missile defense system.
A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems intercepted a ballistic-missile target and a land-based system using Raytheon radar shot down a second target, in a key test of the nation's missile defense system.
Out of change for the parking meter? Ever had to dash out to feed an expiring parking meter?
If you live in an older home, Southwest Gas may be willing to replace your natural-gas lines — for free.
Tucson International Airport is among 60 airports nationwide that will get an expedited passenger-screening procedure for eligible travelers by the end of the year, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
The treasurer of the nonprofit Xerocraft Hackerspace, Jeremy Briddle, was excited about the group’s planned move into the old Steinfeld Warehouse downtown from its cramped space in South Tucson.
Arizona grocer Bashas’ Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $1.5 million to settle charges that it mislabeled some beef as “prime” and sold it at premium prices — typically $35.99 per pound — at some of its AJ’s Fine Foods locations.
Officials of New Mexico and the Navajo Nation have weighed in to oppose a move by Arizona regulators to open the state’s retail electric markets to competition, contending it would likely result in the closure of the Four Corners power plant and decimate the area’s economy.
The University of Arizona Science and Technology Park is home to several massive solar-energy projects as part of its Solar Zone demonstration project.
Big things are coming at Tucson International Airport, but don’t scan the skies for the latest jumbo jet.
A South Tucson company is looking to take the hazard out of hazardous-materials handling with new technology that enables protective suits to essentially decontaminate themselves.
The Tucson Airport Authority has approved a lease extension for Ascent Aviation Services Corp. that will allow the company to expand with a new hangar at Tucson International Airport.
Local electric-car owners got a boost recently with the installation of the Tucson area’s first public “fast-charging” system at Bookmans Sports Exchange.