East Mesa - ASU Polytechnic grows - 318 more dorm rooms
Arizona State University will break ground June 21 for a 318-bed freshman residence hall on its Polytechnic campus in Mesa, it currently has over 10,000 students enrolled at the university.
Construction of the $13.4 million residence hall is being funded by Inland American Communities.
A $10.1 million student dining room also will be built on the campus, with Aramark contracted as the dining service provider for the 20,000-square-foot structure.
Core Construction will be the construction manager on both projects. RSP Architects designed both.
DARPA program for Robotics.. These Dogs will be used to transport loads for US Armed forces in War Zone.. These are incredible freaky looking dogs..Small business qualifier Boston Dynamics, Inc. has received a $10 million completion-type, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to build a dog-like robot with the capability to run fast, traverse trough terrain, jump over obstacles 1 meter (40”) tall or 2 meters wide, and operate for 2 hours without refueling.
This 15-month contract also includes 3 one-year options which would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $40 million if exercised. It was awarded under a Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Broad Area Announcement No. 06-19, which solicited proposals for research and development under the provision of FAR 6.102(d)(2) and FAR 35. The BAA was published via the Commerce Business Daily’s Federal Business Opportunities website, on February 8, 2006. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center in San Diego, CA issued this contract
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Manufacturer of the Year - Boeing - North East Mesa - Rotorcraft
Boeing which is located at North East Mesa has around 4800 employees, 3rd largest employer in Mesa.
Planning is under way this year on a new helicopter line executives at the Boeing Co. describe as a lighter, sportier version of the AH-64D Apache.
That multirole attack helicopter has been the company’s bread and butter for nearly 30 years.
The new helicopter, called the AH-6i, packs the best of the Apache’s high-tech features into a smaller, more economical package.
Tommy Filler, a senior executive with Boeing’s Attack Helicopter Programs division in Mesa, said customer demand and the economy played equally large roles in the development of the new line.
“We learned we could take the attack profile and …
Read more: Manufacturer of the year: The Boeing Co. | Phoenix Business Journal - www.boeing.com
East Mesa & Gilbert are def growing with around 5 hospitals right on 60E and A T Still Osteopathic Medical school with MD, DO & Dental Programs & Mountain Vista Hospital
Banner Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will open the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center on Sept. 26, 2011 on the campus of Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Ariz.
Beginning Sept. 6, patients can call the cancer center directly to schedule their first appointment.
The center joins Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit hospital systems, with MD Anderson, internationally renowned for its cancer treatment and research, to deliver unprecedented levels of cancer care in Arizona.
MD Anderson’s mission to “eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research, education and prevention” complements Banner Health’s mission “to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.”
While the cancer center will provide care for all types of cancers, our primary focuses include:
Hematologic malignancies, such as lymphoma and leukemia
Convenience, accessibility and healing are the cornerstones of the center.
Its design merges the “high tech” world of medicine with the “high touch” needs of cancer patients to provide customized, holistic care.
The center’s unique environment incorporates proven evidence-based design theories to enhance healing such as natural light, artwork, water features and views of nature.
Patient and family amenities include:
Outdoor balconies for infusion therapy
Larger patient rooms and treatment areas
Patient and family support
This current report, commissioned by Science Foundation Arizona (SFAz):
• summarizes the current state of the A&D industry within Arizona;
• identifies key players and developments that could yield additional growth to the industry;
• provides an overview of best practice in other states;
• evaluates the threats, opportunities, weaknesses and strengths of Arizona’s A&D industry;
• identifies a range of strategic choices open to the A&D industry within Arizona today; and
• recommends a plan to enable the industry to maximize its opportunities while
simultaneously minimizing the impact of any weaknesses and protecting itself against
List of Def & Aerospace companies in Arizona
Raytheon Missile Systems 15,000 Tucson Missile & Space Systems, Maintenance/Repair/Overhaul, Advanced R&D
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl‐PHX 9,600 Phoenix Commercial Air Travel
General Dynamics C4 Systems 7,000 Scottsdale
Boeing Co. 4,000 Mesa Aircraft Components
Honeywell Aerospace 3,300 Phoenix Gas Turbines/Jet Engines, Fuel System Components
US Airways Inc 2,000 Tempe Commercial Air Travel
Bombardier Learjet 1,100 Tucson Gas Turbines/Jet Engines
Orbital Sciences Corp 1,000 Chandler Defense Missiles and Space Systems, Drones, R&D
Source: Reference USA
• Other major defense contractors include General Dynamics C4 Systems, Boeing, and Honeywell.
• Commercial aviation is a significant employer in the state at Phoenix Sky Harbor and US Airways.
• Other major Arizona contractors with 200 to 1,000 employees are: o In the Tucson area:
Honeywell Aerospace – 700
Tucson Airport Authority – 320
B/E Aerospace Inc. – 315
Evergreen Air Center, Marana – 275
Universal Avionics Systems Corporation – 250
NOAO – 200
o In the Phoenix area:
Comtech EF Data Corporation – 600
Hexcel Corporation, Casa Grande – 550
Goodrich Aircraft Interior Products – 450
L‐3 Access – 310
ATK Medium Caliber Systems Division – 250
Triumph Air Repair – 225 o Elsewhere in Arizona:
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport, Flagstaff – 400
L‐3 Command & Control Systems, Sierra Vista – 300
General Dynamics Corporation, Sierra Vista – 250
Northrop Grumman Aerospace, Sierra Vista – 220
Fornter Aerospace Manufacturing, Prescott – 200
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