Arizona Looks to Partners for Manufacturing BoostJune 15, 2017 |
by Carrie Jung
Officials in Arizona have big dreams about turning the region into a manufacturing hub. Their sales pitch to do that? Lots of cheap land, nearby international ports and a budding partnership with supply chains in Sonora, Mexico. But in today’s economic and political climate, turning this dream into a reality is taking some creative solutions.
In the manufacturing world, the buzzword for the relationship that Arizona and Sonora are creating is known as a “mega-region.” And one of the first companies to take advantage of it here was electric carmaker Lucid Motors.