Arizona aims to become manufacturing mega-region, with help from Mexico

By Marketplace.org

Jun 14, 2017

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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.

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