We are leaders in this industry where Sonora is the only molybdenum producer with $8 billion of mining production and as recent as 2014 nearly two-thirds of all copper mined in the U.S. was produced by Arizona
The region produces 1,488 vehicles daily. These vehicles are made possible due to 41 Tier 1 and Tier 2 companies in Sonora. As well as, 99 motor vehicle and trailer manufacturing establishments in Arizona.
We have one of the largest clusters in the US and Mexico: Our supply chain in aerospace and aviation includes 1,860 companies responsible for 62,000 direct jobs. In fact, the complete supply chain is within one-day trucking radius.
Aerospace & Aviation
Agriculture is the leading sector activity in Sonora with 694,700 hectares of susceptible irrigation.
Arizona is the birthplace of Pima cotton and is home to nearly 900 cotton farms.
Arizona ranks 3rd for installed generating capacity in the United States, with enough solar energy generated to power more than 380,000 homes
The region's innovative startups
are developing new generations of medical devices that improve outcomes for heart patients, improve breathing functions and fill a wide array of other medical needs.
Medical Device Manufacturing
In today’s knowledge-based, global economy, the exchange of goods and ideas is not bound by geographic borders. We recognize that in order to maintain a competitive position in this new economy, continued collaboration and leveraging shared economic strengths is key.
The Arizona-Sonora region offers companies a competitive platform for growth and the advantage of shared resources. A robust supply chain, modern transportation infrastructure, top-ranked higher education systems, and talented workforce combine to create one of the most vibrant business and innovation environments anywhere in the world. Additionally, the strategic geographic location of the Arizona-Sonora region provides access to major regional and international growth markets.