Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

TUCSON, Ariz. Building systems manufacturer Aris Integration has announced that it will be locating its corporate headquarters in Tucson.

Manufacturing operations are expected to begin in 2013, and the company expects to hire nearly 600 workers over the next five years.

Aris will make customizable wall panel systems from light-gauge steel framing and foam insulation for residential and commercial buildings.

The company will also offer design and engineering services for its building systems.

United Kingdom-based Fusion Building Systems will be a partner in Aris' new factory.

Aris officials say the pool of experienced construction workers was among the reasons the company chose southern Arizona.

Regional economic development officials welcomed Wednesday's news, saying more manufacturing businesses will contribute to a stronger economy.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

Associated Press,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.