Aerospace & Defense

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Aerospace & Defense
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OPTIMIZED SUPPLY CHAIN

As a leader in the aerospace & defense industry, Arizona boasts a diverse supply chain of more than 1,250 companies. Aerospace & defense companies benefit from efficient suppliers, supported by the fifth largest employment in A&D manufacturing in the nation. Suppliers throughout the state specialize in electronic systems, smart automation, precision machining and advanced materials.


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guided missiles and space vehicle manufacturing employment

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#5

A&D manufacturing
concentration

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#5

concentration of A&D manufacturing establishments


FIND NEW SUPPLIES, CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERSHIPS

The Arizona Aerospace & Defense Supply Chain Directory is a comprehensive, interactive database designed to connect A&D companies with Arizona-based suppliers. The database includes detailed profiles of more than 1,250 companies with a presence in Arizona, and allows users to search by industry, size, certifications and products and services offered.

A&D SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTORY

With this directory, you can:

  • Access vendors with specialized competencies, clearances and certifications,
  • Identify potential new clients who can benefit from your company’s unique competencies and offerings, and
  • Research Arizona companies with whom to partner to pursue larger contracts or projects.

ARIZONA-SONORA MEGAREGION

Just to the south of Arizona is the Mexican state, Sonora, creating the Arizona-Sonora megaregion. This expansive, collaborative economy offers companies a competitive platform for growth and the advantage of shared resources. The aerospace cluster in Sonora specializes in aerospace structure and jet engine manufacturing, supporting a healthy supply chain between the two states. A robust supply chain, modern transportation infrastructure and talented workforce combine to create one of the most vibrant business and innovation environments anywhere in the world.

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SkyBridge Arizona operates out of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and is the nation’s first and only inland international air logistics and joint U.S.-Mexico customs processing hub. The first-of-its kind service enables manufacturers and aerospace & defense companies to access and transport supplies cost-effectively between countries. Skybridge cuts delivery times and ensures safe transit of goods that aerospace & defense companies need quickly.