Arizona is home to thousands of manufacturers, generating the top job growth rate in the country in many areas of production, including; medical equipment, chemicals, optics, pharmaceuticals, and more.* With the growing number of manufacturing companies moving to the region and the increased use of technology and automation, there is a need to update the industry’s image to inspire the next generation of the manufacturing workforce and grow the talent pipeline.**
Led by industry, the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation takes a multi-layered approach to strengthen the advanced manufacturing talent pipeline. The Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Collaborative—which includes small and large organizations— is focused on strengthening the region’s advanced manufacturing education and training systems and increasing industry and career awareness among youth and adults.
Manufacturing in Arizona
Over 4,000 Manufacturing Employers**
177,500+ Manufacturing Jobs*
8.6% of Arizona’s Gross State Product**
Join the Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Collaborative to enhance the image of the industry and attract new talent to high-tech, high-skill, and high-pay modern manufacturing careers!
* EMSI, 2020; https://www.azcommerce.com/media/1546074/manufacturing-in-arizona.pdf
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