High-Quality Safety and Compliance Measures in Medical Device Industry Earns Benchmark Facilities MedAccred Printed Circuit Board Assembly Accreditation

Benchmark Electronics | August 16, 2018

In recognition of its compliance with the rigorous requirements for printed circuit board assembly and quality systems established by the Performance Review Institute (PRI) and a consortium of OEM medical device manufacturers, Scottsdale-headquartered Benchmark Electronics (NYSE:BHE) has announced that its Minnesota facilities in Rochester and Winona have received MedAccred Printed Circuit Board accreditation. The Benchmark… [More]

Women of Achievement to Inspire at Luncheon with Annual TED Talk-style Event

In Business Magazine | August 15, 2018

In Business Magazine is bringing together top local women of achievement to share their stories and inspire Valley business leaders at the annual Women of Achievement luncheon on Friday, October 5, 2018, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. In Business Magazine’s editorial group announces today these women leaders based on their business success, connection and service… [More]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Invests $10 Million in Fight against Opioid Misuse and Substance Use Disorder

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) | August 15, 2018

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) joined Governor Doug Ducey yesterday to launch Mobilize AZ, a multi-faceted program to address the misuse of opioids and other substances and reduce overdose-related deaths in Arizona. With BCBSAZ investing $10 million over three years, the initiative will support prevention, treatment, and recovery programs to help providers, the… [More]

McDonald’s and Franchisees Investing Approximately $120 Million in Arizona To Modernize More Than 200 Local Restaurants in 2018 & 2019

McDonald’s | August 15, 2018

Yesterday, McDonald’s announced that the company and its franchisees are investing approximately $120 million in Arizona throughout 2018 and 2019 on the construction and modernization of more than 200 McDonald’s restaurants, transforming the customer experience inside and outside the restaurant. In total, McDonald’s and franchisees are investing $6 billion to modernize most U.S. restaurants by… [More]

YAM Properties Announces Purchase of Westgate Entertainment District

YAM Properties LLC | June 13, 2018

YAM Properties LLC announced today that they have closed on the purchase of the Westgate Entertainment District from iStar Inc. Details of the sale were not disclosed. The 76-acre site, located in Glendale, includes 533,000 square feet of current retail, office and residential space. Projects under consideration for the 33 acres of undeveloped property include… [More]

CyrusOne Purchases Nearly 70 Acres in Mesa, Arizona, for Development of Second Major Data Center Campus in the State

CyrusOne | June 6, 2018

CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE), a premier global data center REIT, today announced it purchased 68.227 acres in Mesa, Arizona for the development of a new data center cloud campus for the Fortune 1000. Upon completion, the new campus, located in the Mesa Elliot Technology Park, is planned to have five building facilities with up to 198… [More]

High-Performance Providers Recognized for Advancing Care Quality, Improving Patient Experience, and Reducing Avoidable Medical Costs

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Change Healthcare | June 6, 2018

Change Healthcare and ACO Partner™ announced the first results of a novel Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) Shared Savings Program. High-quality providers were rewarded for progress achieving the “triple aim” of reducing costs, enhancing the patient experience, and improving population health. A total of $148,000 was remitted to 148 physicians who participated in… [More]

Tempe Chamber Unveils its New Look

Tempe Chamber of Commerce | June 4, 2018

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of its refreshed logo and updated mission statement as part of the evolution of the organization’s new brand. The Chamber has grown and evolved over the years, and most recently launched a new website and member management technology.  Keeping in line with the forward… [More]

Desert Financial Credit Union Creates Campaign to Save Employee’s Life

Desert Financial Credit Union | June 1, 2018

Desert Financial Credit Union, Arizona’s largest nonprofit financial institution, is known for benevolent outreach and generosity within the community and today, is asking for help for one of its own. Jason Kvam, an employee of Desert Financial for 23 years, is suffering from severe kidney failure and Desert Financial is pulling out all the stops… [More]

Walmart’s New Education Benefit Puts Cap and Gown within Reach for Arizona Associates

Walmart in Arizona | May 31, 2018

Walmart unveiled a new associate education benefit designed to remove barriers to college enrollment and graduation. The program is another step in the company’s commitment to train and educate workers to advance in the jobs of today — and the future. The benefit includes free college credit for Walmart Academy training and options for Arizona associates… [More]