Maricopa County is seeing a huge surge of manufacturing companies
The pandemic brought a change in business structure and employment throughout the area however, according to the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), manufacturing jobs increased from 134,800 to 135,400 March 2020 to March 2021.
In May of 2020, the workforce was at its lowest at 127,500 but by June, about 2,500 were regained. Manufacturing jobs are now currently on the rise.
Phoenix: Global Leader for Technology Manufacturing
The greater Phoenix area is now being called “a global center for technology manufacturing.” Within the last four years, multiple tech manufacturing companies have moved their headquarters to Phoenix. Under construction as of May 2021 off Interstate 17, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced its $12 billion facility in Phoenix.
What Does this Manufacturing Growth Mean for Scrap Metal Recycling?
Manufacturing companies have a huge opportunity to not only recycle their scrap metals, but to save money in the purchasing process. Recycling scrap metal is financially rewarding and can reduce a company’s production costs.
High Cost For Raw Ore
When sourcing metals for manufacturing purposes, it would cost much more money to buy raw extracted ore rather than buying recycled pieces. Setting up your Phoenix business with a recycling plan benefits the company, the community, the economy, and the environment. Your company can help to cut down waste and keep recyclable metals out of landfills as well as lowering its carbon footprint.
Eco-friendly Practices within Maricopa County
Maricopa County celebrates recycling practices within manufacturing and industrial businesses. Knowing that recycling can help reduce materials transported to landfills, provide jobs within the community, and help to continue to grow businesses while protecting the environment, scrap metal recycling can only benefit everyone involved.
Have you Noticed Roll-off Bins Around Phoenix?
The City of Phoenix even has a program for residences and businesses to take advantage of their eco-stations. An eco-station is a large roll-off bin and they can usually be found near large parks or multi-family complexes. Click here for more information on the city-provided bins to help encourage Phoenix residents to recycle.
Phoenix Economic Council Invites New Manufacturing Businesses to Town
So whether it’s small home recycling or large industrial recycling, the city is here to help find ways to get it done efficiently. Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council states, “This is just the tip of the iceberg. “Arizona is on every manufacturer’s list if they are looking to locate new facilities.”
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