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Mesa-based Acme Lift secures $40 million in capital-growth financing

New York City investment bank G.C. Andersen Partners said on Thursday that it has secured $40 million in financing for MacKinnon Skye Holdings, an affiliate of Acme Lift Co., both based in Mesa. MacKinnon Skye is a financing vehicle created to provide Acme with access to capital for fueling future growth.

Banner Health welcomes Alexandra Morehouse as senior VP, chief marketing officer

Alexandra Morehouse will become Banner Health’s senior vice president and chief marketing officer effective Aug. 31, the company announced Wednesday from its Phoenix headquarters — bringing the firm special expertise in building media-driven consumer preference and demand.

MC Companies names Michelle Sinclair director of operations

Taking pride in its diverse staff, the investment, development, construction and management firm, MC Companies, announced Michelle Sinclair as its new director of operations yesterday from its headquarters in Scottsdale.

Liaison Technologies joins ClearDATA to launch cloud-based healthcare program

Liaison Technologies, a cloud-based integration and data management leader, and ClearDATA, healthcare-exclusive cloud computing provider, announced that they have created the industry’s most secure HIPAA-compliant data integration and management solution today from Phoenix and Atlanta.

Vet Tix reaches distribution milestone with 1.5 million ticket giveaways

Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), a national nonprofit providing free event tickets to the U.S. military community, announced today in Phoenix that it has delivered 1.5 million tickets to 280,000 recipients since its inception in 2008.

ABI Multifamily puts 264 Arizona apartment units on the market

ABI Multifamily, a specialty brokerage and advisory services firm, announced yesterday from Phoenix that 264 one- to three-bedroom units at its first Arizona property, the Palm Valley Apartments in Goodyear, are available for purchase.

GoDaddy partners with Kiva

GoDaddy employees can now fund Kiva loans as part of company's Get the Picture campaign.

Paradigm expands PCDx service access through contract with Three Rivers PPO

Paradigm, a molecular information and next-generation sequencing corporation specializing in cancer testing, has signed an agreement with health insurer Three Rivers Provider Network Inc., one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing preferred provider networks.

Black Diamond Advanced Technology wins contract for ground robotic operator control unit

Arizona-based Black Diamond Advanced Technology (BDATech) said Monday that it has been chosen by Carnegie Robotics, LLC to develop a hand-held operator control unit for ground robotic command and control applications.

Bankruptcy Court orders 120 Catholic Diocese properties to be auctioned

Two United States Bankruptcy Court-appointed agents have revealed details regarding the sale of over 120 area Roman Catholic Church properties that will be sold at auction in two separate public events today from Newport Beach, California.

Microchip Technology Inc. completes Micrel Acquisition

Microchip Technology Incorporated, provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced from its Chandler, Arizona, headquarters that it has acquired Micrel, Incorporated, with 98.95 percent of the latter’s shareholders approving the merger, effective Monday, Aug. 3.

Tyler Technologies to help modernize Surprise, Ariz.

Tyler Technologies Inc. and the city of Surprise, Arizona, have entered into an agreement for the city to utilize two of Tyler’s technology solutions for planning, regulatory oversight and maintenance, the firm announced today from Plano, Texas.

Accelerent Phoenix brings Don Henninger on board

Don Henninger, former publisher of the Phoenix Business Journal, has joined Accelerent Phoenix as an investor and advisor, the company revealed today from Phoenix.

Blue Global leads lending marketing industry

Scottsdale, Arizona-based firm has more than a decade of brand innovation to its credit.

HSRx Group develops portfolio of breakthrough combination drugs

HSRx Group, an Arizona-based biopharmaceutical company, is at work on a new generation of combination drugs to address public health challenges, hoping to dramatically improve treatment and prevention therapies for complex disease conditions.

Andy Forsell joins Lockton Companies' Phoenix office

Forsell’s forte is servicing companies with global supply chains and international operations.

Product guru Lee Jacobs launches new coaching service for entrepreneurs

Lescoja Corporation Founder Lee Jacobs has debuted Launching New Products, a coaching service targeting entrepreneurs contemplating new consumer product development, the personal care product creator revealed today in Tucson.

Hensley Beverage Co. teams with Softeon for distribution operations

Family-owned Hensley Beverage Co. has selected Softeon to implement an Integrated Supply Chain Solution platform for its beverage distribution enterprise, it was announced today from Softeon headquarters in Reston, Virginia.

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce News & Ribbon Cuttings for July 2015

July saw groundbreaking ceremonies for developer SAXA Inc. and Caliber Companies in Scottsdale’s first commercial Class-A building in over five years, a three-story office building on 2.5 acres.

Griffin Capital Corporation acquires Aetna facility in Tucson

Griffin Capital Corporation said on Monday that it has acquired a Tucson facility, currently  leased by Aetna Life Insurance Company, from an Aetna subsidiary on behalf of Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT II, Inc.

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