Greater Phoenix is a magnet for advanced manufacturing.

Home to industry giants like Intel, Honeywell, Avnet, Fujifilm and General Dynamics, it is a recognized leader in bringing the latest innovations in science and technology to a diverse mix of manufacturing processes and products. With a dry climate, low risk for most natural disasters and business-friendly environment, the Greater Phoenix area continues to expand its manufacturing base. Some of the area’s largest manufacturing sectors include aircraft, spacecraft, optics, machinery and electrical machinery.

Engineered for success

Workforce Talent

The Greater Phoenix area is fourth in the nation for semiconductor manufacturing employment and second for space and defense manufacturing employment. Steady population growth and more than 40 universities and higher education institutions across Arizona contribute to the area’s broad workforce availability and talent pool.

  • Arizona Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs) assist manufacturing companies
  • Top five nationally for space and defense manufacturing
  • Key region for developing and manufacturing microelectronics and semiconductors
  • Sustained success in advanced sensor and wearable technologies


Advanced manufacturing highlights




Advanced Manufacturing Companies


Historical Sector Growth (2015-2020)


  • #1

    Top 100 largest public power utility by generation

  • ONE

    Of the largest raw water suppliers in Arizona

  • 7.4 MILLION+ MWh

    Sustainable Portfolio


  • 4.9%

    Corporate state income tax rate 

  • 5 million+

    Population of Phoenix MSA

  • 10%

    Historical Growth (2015-2020)