A technology manufacturer with focus on magnetic, servo systems and specialty cable products for the semiconductor, medical, energy, industrial automation and aerospace industries, Integrated Technologies Group, will open a manufacturing complex in the Tucson, Arizona, with plans to hire 200 employees.
ITG, which plans to hire planners, mechanical, electrical and quality engineers, as well as test and production specialists, invested almost $1.5 million to purchase the 25,000-square-foot former Applied Energetics property in Butterfield Park at 3590 East Columbia Street in Tucson.
"We chose the Tucson region for several reasons, including; its strategic location between Los Angeles and our Nogales plant, optics and engineering strength at the University of Arizona, the availability of a skilled workforce, and its pro-business climate," said Anil Nanji, president, Integrated Technologies Group.
"Arizona's industry ecosystem is ideal for Integrated Technologies Group's new manufacturing facility, and we are thrilled the company selected Tucson for its operations," said Sandra Watson, interim president and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority. "ITG's consumer base spans several of our state's core industries, including semiconductors, medical, energy and aerospace, furthering opportunity for future growth and expansion. We are pleased to continue a strong partnership with Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities to secure projects such as ITG and together, advance Arizona's economy."
While the company is considering a package of job training incentives, Sharon Bronson, Pima County Board of Supervisors vice chairwoman said; "Pima County continues to be business-friendly and focused on quality job development. Our One Stop Center will assist in getting local hires up and running quickly."
"This new high-tech manufacturer will add to the defense-related assets in southern Arizona," said Stephen G. Eggen, Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities Chairman of the Board and CFO, Raytheon Missile Systems.
Joe Snell, president and CEO, Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities said; "We continue to offer California-based companies a great alternative for business expansion. This new operation will significantly enhance our targeted industry development."