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Arizona Association for Economic Development priorities showing early success, executive director says

Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) 2016 policy priorities to expand economic development to make Arizona more competitive is well underway, AAED Executive Director Joyce Grossman recently told Arizona Business Daily.

Benedictine University at Mesa announces Mesa Partnerships Scholarship availability

The Benedictine University at Mesa has announced the Mesa Partnerships Scholarship to help with tuition costs for newly enrolled full-time traditional undergraduate students beginning in the fall of this year.

Re-Bath announces expansion into Maricopa, Arizona

Re-Bath, a worldwide leader in remodeling bathrooms, has announced that it will be expanding into Maricopa, Arizona.

Scottsdale-based ATS Armor to supply 500 vests to Miami police

Scottsdale-based ATS Armor, which makes and markets hard body armor for police and military use, recently received an order to supply 500 of its Active Shooter Kits to the Miami-Dade Police Department.   .

Salt River Project boards reviewing election returns to fill 42 seats

Salt River Project (SRP) recently held elections to fill 22 seats on the board of SRP Agricultural Improvement and Power District and 20 seats on the board and council of the Salt River Valley Water Users’ Association.

Integrated Dermatology opening Yuma office

Integrated Dermatology Group will open a new office Yuma, lead by Ronald Harris, a professional dermatologist and dermatopathologist who will serve as managing partner of the new venture.

Trico co-op gets go-ahead to expand electric service in Pinal County

Trice Electric Cooperative recently received approval from the Arizona Corporation Commission to expand its services in Pinal County.

Chandler-based Microchip Technology acquires Atmel

Microchip Technology, based in Chandler, recently said it has completed its acquisition of Atmel Corporation, which produces microcontrollers and touch technology for mobile and non-mobile applications.

Navajo Tribal Utility Authority to serve Arizona Windsong customers

An agreement permitting Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) to assume responsibility for customers of the Arizona Windsong Company to ensure those customers receive safer water at lower costs was recently approved by the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Arizona Public Service unveils advanced remote controls for solar panels

Arizona Public Service (APS) said last week it is implementing an advanced inverter that will help the company remotely control and communicate with residential solar panels and improve the flow of power in Arizona.

Scottsdale-based Kona Grill inks deal for six restaurants in UAE

Sushi and grill chain Kona Grill, with corporate headquarters in Scottsdale, said Friday that it plans to open six locations throughout the United Arab Emirates by 2023.

Ace Asphalt makes list of top five heavy construction companies in Arizona

Ace Asphalt, headquartered in Phoenix, was ranked last week as one of the top five heavy construction companies in Arizona by Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business 2016 magazine.

Midwestern University names new associate deam at Glendale campus

Yir Gloria Yueh, chairman of the biochemistry department at Midwestern University's Glendale campus, was promoted last week to associate dean of the university's basic science division.

Arizona Corporation Commission to hold second hearing in Lake Havasu City on UNS Electric rates

The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) will hold a public hearing on UNS Electric rates at 6:00 p.m. Monday at the Lake Havasu City Community Center/Aquatic Center.

Tucson Electric announces Trees for You shade tree sale

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) said recently its is offering residential customers a discount on shade trees to help conserve water and energy through its Trees for You program.

National Asset Services details sale of Tempe student housing property

National Asset Services, which assumed management of college student housing property Gateway at Tempe five years ago, has sold the asset to an undisclosed purchaser from among multiple bidders, it announced recently from Tempe, Arizona.

Arizona sees promising business growth, growing imports and exports

As was the case with many state economies, the 2008 recession hit Arizona hard. Since then, however, the state has made a strong comeback.

Gosar criticizes historic site status for Arizona campground

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) said a plan to classify a public campground in Arizona as a historic site deceptively thwarts the state's economy and simultaneously prevents the development of a valuable copper mine and the creation of jobs associated with the mine.

Arizona Craft Brewers Guild teams up with Uber to serve festival attendees

Uber and the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild recently established a partnership effort to promote responsible consumption of alcohol and safe driving following drinking events.

McCain urges more federal land be made availabe to Arizona's forest industry to prevent fires

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) recently asked the U.S. Forest Service to let Arizona forestland become available to the state’s timber industry for the sake of reforestation and to prevent rampant wildfires.

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